Company Voda Industry Food & Beverage What began as an engineering project out of the University of Connecticut (UCONN) has evolved into a growing state-of-the-art water dispensing system offering consumers a tasty, eco-friendly, and healthy beverage alternative. Voda’s “SmartWell” allows consumers to create a customized beverage, choosing from and combining a range of flavors, with or without enhancements such as electrolytes and a natural low calorie sweetener (Stevia). Beverages are available both flat and carbonated. The Challenge: User interaction with the SmartWell was developed using the Android operating system and tablet interface. This localized application controlled the selection and the dispensing of beverages, however there was a recognized need for [...]


Company RC Bigelow Industry Manufacturing & Construction R.C. Bigelow, Inc. has produced quality teas since 1945. Based in Fairfield, CT, Bigelow Tea takes pride in its family heritage and its successful growth into one of the nation's leading producers of Green Tea, Decaf Tea, Herbal Tea, Flavored Tea and specialty teas. At Bigelow, the consumer is number one. Therefore, it is essential that we provide a product that satisfies all of their expectations. Good flavor and product freshness are the prime considerations in the creations of their teas. The Challenge: When RC Bigelow’s antivirus and security contract was about to expire, IT Manager Steven Ortiz decided to seek out a new service provider. Not only [...]


Company Gibbs Wire & Steel Co, Inc. Industry Manufacturing & Construction Within the metal working community, Gibbs is considered to be a worldwide leader in the supply  and processing of wire & strip. They are continuously investing in their business: expanding facilities, upgrading and replacing slitting, edging, and oscillating equipment, and adding to their already extensive stocks of wire and strip. The Challenge: Patricia Wright, Director of MIS at Gibbs Wire was introduced to CTComp when she started taking Microsoft certification examinations at CTComp. She also attended some of their free seminars on IT technology and solutions. Always looking to support local vendors, Gibbs looked to CTComp when they began migrating to a full Intel‐based platform.CTComp was the obvious choice for [...]


Company Network Interiors Industry Manufacturing & Construction Network Interiors is a 30‐person commercial construction company which specializes in interior and exterior metal framing, drywall, insulation, acoustical ceilings and rough & finish carpentry. They have earned awards for their endeavors, as well as repeat business from the construction management firms for whom they subcontract. They continue to lead the industry in safety training, apprenticeship training, LEED® & Green Building construction, and Information Technology for small businesses. The Challenge: In 2005, Network Interiors owner Melissa Sheffy began a progressive IT expansion, searching for a company who handled Citrix. She was having a difficult time finding a company who could provide Citrix service for a smaller business, until she came upon Connecticut Computer [...]