Tyler has a complex and complete communications infrastructure for all related needs with a variety of broadband options for homes and businesses including ISDN, cable modem, DSL, fiber optics, ATM, and relay switches with redundant capabilities. Tyler also has gig networking and multiple fiber options inside the city!
Southern hospitality at its best where local tech and companies unselfishly help each other succeed… We have a few groups that help accomplish that, below are a few. Click here to view more.
GetIT – Greater East Texas Information Technology Professionals meet monthly to network and facilitate exchange of technology information between each other and businesses in the community.
Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee – meets quarterly to address area opportunities in information technology, Internet, telecommunications, bio-sciences, and other technology-related areas that benefit the business community.
Tyler4Tech – A consortium of local civic, education and private enterprise leaders whose goal is to attract new and existing tech companies, entrepreneurs and skilled workers to Tyler.
Leadership Tyler – Leadership Tyler offers training opportunities to business leaders and companies. While not tech-specific, Leadership Tyler is a networking opportunity unlike any other where participants forge lasting relationships with individuals from many of Tyler’s most prominent organizations. Additionally, the Executive Orientation Series quickly orients incoming senior executives to the community and its resources so that they become more knowledgeable about how business gets done in Tyler. And more…
Over 18,000 college students are enrolled in Tyler’s four local universities and colleges. UT Tyler is one of the fastest growing University of Texas campuses with an outstanding College of Engineering and Computer Science and its innovative Ingenuity Center. At Tyler Junior College students can earn an associate degree in computer gaming and graphics. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is a leader in biotechnology. Texas College provides 16 baccalaureate degree programs.
Local business can partner with these colleges for a variety of opportunities, including internship programs, capstone projects, and possibly have year-long access to the NSF-funded Texas Advanced Computing Center’s massive and powerful “Stampede” supercomputer for research projects.