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University of the South Announces Completion of Its New Wireless Network

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (August 20, 2013) - On June 7, the University of the South celebrated receiving the 2013 ACUTA Institutional Excellence Award for its Wireless & Network Infrastructure Project. ACUTA is an international non-profit organization that represents information communications technology professionals in higher education. The organization has over 700 college and university members and over 1,900 individual members. Vice-Chancellor John McCardell accepted the award on behalf of the university, saying, “This is a very prestigious award today, but more important is how this network will enhance the educational experience we provide our students.”
 
The University of the South was the award winner for schools with fewer than 5,000 students. It was recognized for its wireless and network infrastructure project, a strategic initiative to provide improved access to campus servers and information systems, online course materials, and the Internet, including many resources from the library. The project will provide wireless coverage for the academic quad areas and the athletic fields for “beyond the walls” learning and recreational experiences.
 
Jeanne Jansenius, Sewanee's director of telecommunications and technology infrastructure services, stated that the new system “has made a drastic improvement in the internet response and speed throughout the campus.

Excalibur Shows Positive Growth Trend With Record Sales, CEO Jenkins Sees Potential for Increased Locally Based Jobs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 24, 2013) – Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., a national wireless technology award winner and Inc. 5000 fastest-growing privately held company for five consecutive years, reported its highest sales quarter in company history, CEO Rodger Jenkins announced today. The company also announced the prospect of increased local hiring this year.

“We are very excited about the growth trend that Excalibur has been experiencing in recent months. We are delivering more high-quality user-oriented technology solutions to locations around North America and the world,” Jenkins said.

“We expect this growth trend to continue, and that may lead to expanding the technical, sales and administrative staff at our Chattanooga operation,” he said. “Our customers expect us to deliver a high level of service, and that is our commitment as well.”

With a 31 percent increase in sales last quarter over the second quarter 2012, Excalibur experienced particular growth in orders from the manufacturing, education and government sectors, both regionally and nationally.

“Even with the sluggish economy, we are experiencing increased demand for wireless networking and data collection solutions,” Jenkins said. “Many businesses and organizations feel more confident about making investments in wireless infrastructure while the opportunity costs are lower.”

Stephen Meyer, Excalibur Vice President, Appointed to Hamilton County Regional Health Council

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 10, 2013) – East Brainerd resident Stephen Meyer, Vice President of Engineering and Development at Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., has been appointed to a four-year term on the Hamilton County Regional Health Council by the Hamilton County Commission, Excalibur President and CEO Rodger Jenkins announced today.

“Steve has been deeply involved in supporting the improvement of Hamilton County public health for many years. By helping the county integrate its current protocols with the latest technology, I believe Steve will make a significant contribution to the Regional Health Council,” Jenkins said.

Meyer has worked in a variety of different fields in the public and private sectors, including traffic control and environmental services, designing and implementing systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness. For over 15 years, he has served as the chairman of the Chattanooga/Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Board. Meyer is a Chattanooga native and holds a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Degree from UTC.

“I’m honored by the county’s decision to have me serve on the council, and I’m delighted by the opportunity to help improve the region’s public health systems and initiatives,” Meyer said.

Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., Showcasing Critical Wireless Classroom Enhancements at Technology Transfer Conference, Apr. 17

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 12, 2013) – As schools nationwide see mounting network traffic and mobile devices in the classroom strain their capacity, Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., will present a number of critical infrastructure enhancements at the Sixth Annual Technology Transfer Conference, on Wednesday, Apr. 17.

“With state and federal mandates pushing more and more advanced technology in the classroom, many school wireless systems are coming dangerously close to overload,” said Rodger Jenkins, president and CEO of Excalibur, one of the conference’s leading sponsors.

“Thankfully, Chattanooga has recognized the need for greater online capacity, well ahead of many communities across the nation. By harnessing EPB of Chattanooga’s high-speed fiber optic network and the City-owned wireless mesh network, Excalibur has designed a number of simple protocols to help school districts around the country to accommodate the growing number of student devices—before it becomes a crisis,” Jenkins said.

Organized by The Enterprise Center and co-sponsored by Excalibur and EPB of Chattanooga, the Technology Transfer Conference on Wednesday, Apr. 17, will be held at the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter Dr., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For registration or information, call The Enterprise Center, (423) 425-3770.

Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., Showcases 1,200 s.f. “Extreme Truck” at Country Music Hall of Fame, Feb. 21

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (February 14, 2013) – It may look like an ordinary 18-wheeler, but inside the “Extreme Truck” is a 1,200-square-foot mobile briefing lab used by Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., to give small businesses a taste of corporate-level wireless technology.

On Thursday, Feb. 21, the mobile briefing lab will decamp at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, 222 Fifth Ave. South, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., as part of the Network Liberation Tour, co-sponsored by Excalibur.

“The Extreme Truck is an incredible interactive demonstration of network technology that is adaptable to many uses: everything from small businesses to larger corporations. By using these products, Excalibur can ensure that professionals everywhere have the data and access they need whenever and wherever they are,” said Rodger Jenkins, CEO of Excalibur.

Nashville-area businesses leaders and IT professionals are invited to learn about a host of new networking applications and systems, including High Performance Computing/Hadoop, XNV, SDN OpenFlow, Data Center Convergence, Identity Management, Wired and Wireless networks and Open Fabrics.

“Excalibur is very excited to convene some of Tennessee’s leading business leaders and IT professionals to demonstrate the newest wireless networking technology,” Jenkins said.

Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., Named Motorola Technology Award Recipient

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (December 20, 2012) – Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., listed among Inc. 5000’s fastest growing privately held companies from 2007-2011, has received Motorola Solutions’ Empower Circle Award at an international summit in Lisbon, Portugal.

The award recognizes the Chattanooga-based company as Motorola’s top wireless partner of the year in the Americas.

“It’s a true honor, as a Chattanooga technology company, to be recognized on the world stage by a leading global manufacturer like Motorola,” said Rodger Jenkins, CEO of Excalibur.

“Our team of trained engineers and technicians are constantly working to provide the very best services in wireless, data collection and network solutions offered, and this recognition is proof of our success. Excalibur, along with the city of Chattanooga (‘Gig City’), is setting trends that are being copied around the nation in the implementation of wireless networking technology,” Jenkins said.

Jenkins accepted the award on Excalibur’s behalf at Motorola Solutions’ corporate technology summit, held at Lisbon’s Penha Longa Resort earlier this year. The Empower Circle Award recognizes leadership and top performance in the wireless communications industry around the world, in the arenas of sales, service and implementation.

Excalibur IS Ranks No. 1668 on the 2009 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 192.3%

Excalibur Integrated Systems is proud to announce that we have made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies for the 3rd year in a row!  Inc. 5000 ranks Excalibur at number 1668 with an impressive growth rate of 192.3%.

From our President and CEO Rodger Jenkins:

Thank You to Our Customers, Our Suppliers, and Our Employees!

God continues to bless our efforts and We are thankful to the entire team that makes this possible. 

Excalibur now offering Ariba Services

Excalibur Integrated Systems is now a registered supplier on the Ariba Supplier Network. Ariba is designed to help you to order your products efficiently and quickly online. From Ariba.com “Through a single connection, the Ariba Supplier Network provides suppliers with the capabilities they need to get paid faster, lower costs of serving customers, and increase sales with new and existing customers—allowing them to realize true eBusiness success.” Ariba is connected with over 160,000 suppliers in 120 countries worldwide. Excalibur has joined to make the customer’s purchasing process seamless and convenient. Excalibur is committed to constantly improving service to our customers. Would you like to join the Ariba network?

Contact Excalibur for how you can enroll. Toll Free: 1.800.899.8451