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John Burgess

The Little Rock Technology Park.
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Tech Park Announces $9.6M Phase 2 Expansion

Renovations of Five Main Place have already started and are expected to be complete by spring of 2024. read more >
Windows are boarded up at the offices of Pulaski County Title Co. of Little Rock, which suffered damage in the March 31 tornado.
Business Services / Construction / Legal / Real Estate / Small Business

Planning for Disaster Helps Pulaski County Title Get Going After Tornado

Within about 72 hours of its offices taking a direct hit from Friday’s tornado, the company was back in business. read more >
Banking & Finance / Small Business

Little Rock Tech Park Deleting Debt

Board members voted to pay off the park’s last, $9.6 million phase one loan. read more >
Cecilee Pamplin, public relations specialist with The Communications Group of Little Rock, and her coworkers have been working from home since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Remote Work Presents Cybersecurity ChallengesLock Icon

The work-from-home model many employers rushed to adopt during COVID-19 and are expected to keep post-pandemic requires a rethinking of cybersecurity measures, communication strategies and employee work-life balance. read more >
Business Services / Manufacturing / Media & Marketing / Retail

Executive Forecast, Part 2: Business Leaders in Arkansas Look Ahead

A sampling of business leaders give their forecasts for the next six months of business amid COVID-19. Part two of two. read more >
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Small Business

Mainstream Technologies Launches Cybersecurity Unit

Mainstream Technologies of Little Rock announced Thursday its new business unit focusing on cybersecurity services. read more >
Business Services / Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Russian Hackers’ Methods Aren’t New, but Take NoteLock Icon

Although the hacking of Democrats during the 2016 presidential campaign had major repercussions, the methods used by the 12 Russians accused of the crime were not out of the ordinary, according to cybersecurity experts in Arkansas. read more >
Brent Birch, executive director of the Little Rock Technology Park: “We are really happy with the progress. It’s been faster than expected, and people are paying their leases.”
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Little Rock Tech Park Making Its Mark On MainLock Icon

A month shy of its first birthday, the Little Rock Technology Park has exceeded expectations for attracting startup-minded entrepreneurs and tech-related ventures. read more >
John Burgess
Business Services / Small Business

John Burgess to Speak at Arkansas Small Business Awards Luncheon

John Burgess, president of Mainstream Technologies Inc. of Little Rock, is the keynote speaker at this week's 27th Annual Arkansas Small Business Awards Luncheon. read more >
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Banking & Finance

Arvest Adds John Burgess to Board (Movers & Shakers)

John Burgess has joined the Arvest Bank board of directors in central Arkansas. read more >
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Business Services / Small Business

Mainstream Technologies Adds Conway Office

Information technology services firm Mainstream Technologies of Little Rock on Thursday announced plans to open a second location in downtown Conway that will initially have 15 employees. read more >
Construction / Real Estate

Little Rock Tech Park Board Votes to End Lease at Markham Street

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board voted Wednesday to pay a $38,100 fee to terminate its lease and move out of its temporary space at 107 E. Markham St. by Feb. 28. read more >
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Business Services / Education / Real Estate

John Burgess Replaces Mary Good on Tech Park Board

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson appoints John Burgess to the Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board. read more >
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Business Services / Media & Marketing

Mainstream Technologies CEO John Burgess On Why Your Server Provider Should Tolerate Faults

John Burgess began his career in software development with Arkansas Systems Inc. in 1987. A year later he began a similar job at Dillard’s, where he stayed until he co-founded Mainstream Technologies Inc. in 1996. He also serves on the board of advisers for the International Association of Cloud & Managed Service Providers. read more >