Pantek Inc. earns Re-Certification with Green Plus

Congratulations to Pantek Inc. of Independence, OH, for earning re-Certification with Green Plus.

Located outside of Cleveland, Pantek Inc. offers IT services and technical support to clients.  Owners Barry and Linda Zack have always operated their business with the environment in mind, from their office space to their equipment.  The Zacks even take time out to plant trees to not only offset their carbon emissions, but also to give back to the community to improve the local environment.

“We’re pleased to accept our renewed Green Plus certification,” says Barry.  ”As the understanding of sustainability evolves, we’ve kept up, made improvements, and continue to work to improve the environment, maintain a viable ongoing business, and increase our community involvement.  This will continue to be one of our top priorities.”

Congratulations to Pantek!

Green Plus
Green Plus (gogreenplus.org) educates, motivates, and recognizes smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. They are here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.

Weatherhead 100 Recognizes Pantek

The prestigious Weatherhead 100 has again recognized Pantek for its proven track record for success.

 

Pantek provides business class consulting, technical support, and hosting. By augmenting their historical focus on Linux and Open Source applications with offerings for Cloud Computing and enhanced network/server security services, they have stepped up their solution offerings for their customers and the industry.

“We are proud to be recognized for our growth over the past five years, especially with the current economic environment,” said Pantek President, Barry Zack. “We are committed to providing a complete suite of IT consulting, technical support, and cloud hosting to the community and expect continued growth in the future.”

The Weatherhead 100 is a testament to hard work, commitment, innovation, and the dream to succeed. Now in its 25th year, the list showcases the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio. The award is objectively determined annually and is highly regarded throughout the region.

About Pantek Incorporated
Founded in 1995 with a vision is to provide a complete spectrum of comprehensive IT services to companies who utilize Linux and Open Source technologies, Pantek continues to deliver valued-added IT services. Their clients value Pantek as their partner and as a seamless extension of their IT staff. The Pantek Team has years of industry experience, matching Open Source technologies to customer business needs, providing a competitive advantage. Pantek is the leader in enterprise Linux and Open Source technology technical support and software implementations . For more information, please visit our website; http://www.pantek.com or call 877-LINUX-FIX (546-8934).

About the Weatherhead 100
Since its inception in 1987, the Weatherhead 100 has been the event that showcases the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio. Qualifying companies must show consistent growth over the last five years. The Weatherhead 100 list–objectively determined annually and highly regarded throughout the region–is a testament to hard work, commitment, innovation, and the dream to succeed. To view the full list of winners, log on to http://www.weatherhead100.org.

Pantek Named Finalist for Green Award

CybrHost’s parent company, Pantek Inc., has been named a finalist for the 2011 Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Award. Pantek’s environmental efforts and success in balancing strong business, community, and environmental practices while minimizing environmental impact are worthy of recognition.

Full story click here: http://www.gogreenplus.org/2011/01/20/2011-green-plus-award-north-american-sustainable-enterprise-finalists-announced/

Pantek Scores Weatherhead 100 Hat-trick

Pantek has done it again. The prestigious Weatherhead 100 has recognized Pantek as one of the top regional companies for the third year running.

“We take a team approach with everything we do,” said Sales and Marketing Manager Jay Myers. “Working alongside our customers to achieve our objectives is a Win-Win for everyone.”

Based in Independence, Pantek has been providing business-class Linux and Open Sources consulting and support for over 15 years. For over 20 years the Weatherhead 100 has been recognizing Northeastern Ohio companies like Pantek who show positive growth and a proven track record for success.

“We are proud to be recognized for our growth over the past three years, especially with the current economic environment,” said Pantek President, Barry Zack. “We are committed to providing the best Linux and Open Source, consulting and support to the community and expect continued growth in the future.”

Pantek Achieves Green Plus Certification

The Institute for Sustainable Development (http://www.gogreenplus.org) announced on November 11th that Pantek was one of four organizations to achieve full Green Plus™ Certification in the third quarter of 2010. The Institute for Sustainable Development’s Green Plus™ program recognizes smaller enterprises. dedication to triple bottom line sustainability by measuring their business, environmental and community practices. Green Plus™ Certification is the Institute’s highest level of recognition.

“Going through Green Plus certification really opened our eyes to sustainability issues and to the environmental cost of doing business. Now that we know, we’re taking the necessary steps to minimize that cost — because it’s the right thing to do,” concluded Barry Zack, president of Pantek.

Since moving to a new building in 2008, Pantek has shown a strong commitment toward sustainability and improving their green practices. In choosing a location for their new offices, a major consideration was the amount of available natural light; all offices and cubicles have sources of sunlight. Notably, in order to reduce environmental strain from commuting, Pantek, has also developed a program in which employees who demonstrate excellence in their work, may work from home one or more days per week. As an IT company, computers are essential to Pantek’s business; to fill this need they utilize power efficient computers with rated energy saving power supplies.

“We’re proud of the progress we’ve made in reducing our environmental impact, and we’ll work diligently to expand our efforts,” said Linda Zack, V.P. of Marketing. “We’ve cut our carbon footprint significantly by making improvements in our office and our hosting center, by reducing employee commutes through work-at-home programs, and made a corporate commitment to improving the local environment through tree planting.”

About the Institute for Sustainable Development:
(http://www.gogreenplus.org)

The Institute for Sustainable Development is a North Carolina Research Triangle non-profit initiative of universities and chambers of commerce to help small businesses and their communities benefit from sustainable practices and to foster a new generation of sustainability leaders. The Institute’s North Carolina university partners include Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham Technical Community College, Elon University’s Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Institute partners with the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, a 1,400 chamber of commerce network with 1.3 million business members, to offer Green Plus. nationwide, and with seventeen regional chambers of commerce to provide sustainable business education in twelve states. It also runs a national Green Plus. Sustainability Fellows program, training students from graduate schools around the country to help smaller enterprises understand and benefit from the triple bottom line.

Full story click here: http://www.gogreenplus.org/2010/11/11/new-green-plus-certified-businesses-and-green-plus-movers/

Pantek Selected as a 2010 NEOSA Best of Tech Awards Finalist

Pantek Inc. is excited to announce that they have been selected as a finalist in the Best IT Services Company category for the 2010 NEOSA Best of Tech Awards. The Best IT Services Company category recognizes outstanding achievement for firms providing information technology related services and/or products, such as infrastructure support, staffing solutions, custom development and so on. Winners will be announced and awards presented at the 4th Annual NEOSA Best of Tech Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 19, 2010.

“We are committed to providing the best Linux and Open Source consulting and support in Northeastern Ohio and across the globe”, said Pantek President, Barry Zack. “NEOSA’s recognition underscores our expertise and achievements.”

Pantek Incorporated Earns 2010 NEO Success Award

Pantek Incorporated announces they have earned a 2010 NEO Success Award.  The NEO Success Award recognizes Northeast Ohio’s top-performing public and private companies.

Inside Business (www.inside-business.com) will recognize over 90 local businesses at an awards luncheon on March 25, 2010, at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven. The March/April issue of Inside Business will feature a list of this year’s NEO Success Award winners, along with profiles of a select group of award-winning companies.

“We are honored to be acknowledged at the NEO Success Awards by Inside Business,” said Barry Zack, President of Pantek. “Thanks to our dedicated staff, partners, and customers we remain successful and continue to grow even during uncertain economical times.”

Established in 1995 as a way to showcase the success of business in our region, the NEO Success Awards program annually recognizes the top-performing companies in Northeast Ohio. NEO Success Award winners reflect our region’s determination to expand and revitalize its economic status. The NEO Success Award is unique in its combined measurement of business success in sales, growth and profitability.

Pantek Incorporated Makes Weatherhead 100 List for the Second Year in a Row

Pantek Incorporated has been inducted into the prestigious Weatherhead 100, upstart category, for the second year in a row, ranking 16th on the list. Pantek provides comprehensive IT consulting and support to companies who utilize Linux and Open Source technologies. The Weatherhead 100 Upstart list recognizes local companies whose percentage of sales growth qualifies for the Weatherhead 100 and who employed 15 or fewer employees, and/or had less than $1 million in net sales in 2008.

“We are proud to be recognized for our growth over the past few years, especially with the current economic environment,” said Pantek President, Barry Zack. “We are committed to providing the best Linux and Open Source, consulting and support to the community and expect continued growth in the future.”

Since its inception in 1987, the Weatherhead 100 has been the event that showcases the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio. Qualifying companies must show consistent growth over the last five years. The Weatherhead 100 list–objectively determined annually and highly regarded throughout the region–is a testament to hard work, commitment, innovation, and the dream to succeed. To view the full list of winners, log on to www.weatherhead100.org.

 

Pantek Invited to Downtown Tech 25

The Downtown Tech 25, a specialized affiliation of technology companies whose main offices or headquarters are located in Downtown Cleveland, have invited Pantek to join their exclusive group. DT25′s Mission is to support the economic development initiatives of the City of Cleveland. DT25 is a strong group of ambassadors that will talk through the positive aspects of relocating a technology company to Downtown Cleveland.

“This has been a great honor”, stated Richard Zack, CEO of Pantek, “the potential for Pantek to help create a technology culture in Cleveland has now significantly increased, due to the time, thought, and efforts of the Downtown Tech 25″. Pantek, a NE Ohio company that specializes in Linux based software development, technical support and technical security services, recently moved from Solon, Ohio to The Sterling Building at 1255 Euclid Avenue in Downtown Cleveland.

The event was held at the BlueBridge Internet Data Center also located at 1255 Euclid Ave. Keynote speakers for the event included Mayor Jane Campbell, Michael DeAloia, CFO of BlueBridge Networks, and Michael Settonni, President & CEO of Broadcast Media Ideas, just to name a few.

“Cleveland is a great city” said Zack, “it has always been our dream to have our company located downtown.” Cleveland has “stepped up” in recent years to help small, medium and large companies to continue to flourish in the Cleveland Metropolitan area. “For years, Pantek has been uniquely positioned to grow as an innovative American technology company”, stated Zack, “and now being a part of The Downtown Tech 25, I believe Pantek is now positioned as an innovative Cleveland technology company.”