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08/28/06 Cisco™ & Microsoft® to demonstrate technology at Sierra College

Center for Applied Competitive Technologies hosts hands-on event on Sept. 13

ROCKLIN – To help small and medium size businesses gain a competitive advantage, the Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) is hosting both Cisco Systems, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation mobile demonstration buses at the Roseville Gateway Campus, 333 Sunrise Blvd., Roseville, CA on Wed., Sept. 13 from noon – 5:30 PM.

Information technology managers, students and those interested in the new technology solutions may make an appointment to attend by calling Judith Schmidt at 916-660-7801 or emailing Small group presentations have been arranged throughout the day.

On the Cisco™ 25 foot long “Network on Wheels” van, visitors will learn about the latest Cisco™ networking technologies applied to security, IP communication, mobility and management. The 42 foot long “Microsoft® Across America” truck will also be participating .

At the demonstrations, participants will learn how to maximize productivity, increase satisfaction, reduce operating costs and grow their businesses using technology. The vehicles showcase the technologies with interactive displays.

This event was arranged by Gia McNutt, CEO of SOS (Special Order Systems), a Rocklin-based IP Communications company, who serves on the advisory board of the Sierra College CACT according to Sandra Scott, Director, Workforce Development and Continuing Education, Sierra College .

“The goals of CACT include technology transfer to small and mid-sized businesses and attracting students to technology careers,” explained Scott. “Gia McNutt suggested bringing the demonstration vans to the college for the benefit of local businesses as well as to expose faculty and students to new developments in the field.”
The Center for Applied Competitive Technologies ( supports companies with employee training, technology deployment and industry development. Since 1997, the Sierra College CACT has supported manufacturers and technology companies in Northern California from Sacramento to the Oregon border.

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