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Downtown Avalon Park-based Data Transfer Solutions, LLC, which provides professional Asset Management, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software engineering and web development services to local and state government agencies, has expanded the capabilities of its Mobile Asset Collection Vehicle (MAC-Van) to help state and local transportation agencies inventory and manage transportation infrastructure facilities and assets. A.M. “Trey” Fragala III, AICP, chief operating officer at Data Transfer Solutions, said the MAC-Van can inventory above-ground infrastructure assets ranging from stoplights and speed limit signs to guardrails and curbs. The new capability will allow the van to also collect pavement condition information which can be used for condition analyses, project prioritizing and capital planning purposes. “The MAC-Van is a specially equipped van that dig... (more)

SimSTAFF Plays Key Role in Supporting Fidelity Technology Growth

Patrick Callahan, director of recruiting at SimSTAFF Technical Services, said the firm had already secured a staffing contract with Fidelity Technologies, a Reading, Pennsylvania firm that ranks as one of the nation's largest developers of simulation technology. Additionally, SimSTAFF was able to assist Fidelity Technologies in other ways by identifying sublease space for the company to rent for its satellite office in the Orlando area and by introducing Fidelity executives to the local technology community. "Because we work with participants across the simulation and gaming indu... (more)

Data Transfer Solutions Hones Agile Project Management

A.M. “Trey” Fragala III, AICP, chief operating officer at Data Transfer Solutions, LLC said DTSAgile is a division of the firm and its focus is custom geospatial software development in support of the core DTS markets - transportation and asset management. Fragala said Agile practices empower software development teams to effectively guide and embrace change in software development projects as normal and probable. Agile development also emphasizes collaboration and feedback, both internal and external, to enhance the quality and value of software, while providing continuous impro... (more)

COTO Communications Forms Joint Venture with StratoComm

Alan Townsend, chief executive officer of COTO Communications, said his firm focuses on providing affordable business high-speed Internet services to rural and underserved communities in Florida. StratoComm has been delivering its communications services to developing countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia with positive results.  StratoComm recently selected COTO Communications as its first U.S. joint venture partner to meet the demand for reasonably priced high-speed Internet access and telephone services underserved communities.  Townsend said COTO and StratoComm’s joint eff... (more)

Data Transfer Solutions Awarded Two New Contracts

Data Transfer Solutions was recently awarded two major contracts to help government agencies in Charlotte County Florida and the City of Klamath Falls, Oregon. A.M. “Trey” Fragala III, AICP, chief operating officer at Data Transfer Solutions, said DTS was recently selected by the City of Klamuth Falls to provide mobile data collection services using their MAC Vehicle, pavement condition analysis and asset management software services.  All the data collected through the use of the vehicle will be integrated with the City’s asset management software system and accessible by a vari... (more)