Archive for March, 2007

Community Connectivity: Why A Fiber Optic Network is Necessary to Memphis

March 19, 2007

Information Technology is changing the way organizations around the world are doing business. Wireless, IP telephony and other network solutions are being utilized to improve safety, enhance services and generate educational excellence. However, many organizations are using technology in isolation – they are connected internally, but lack the community connectivity that can foster innovation and collaboration across a variety of different organizations and industries, as well as drive a competitive economy.


25X’25 Initiative Pushes Nation to Set Standards, Goals for Renewable Energy Use

March 5, 2007

On Tuesday, February 27, Brent Bailey, Southeast coordinator for the 25X’25 Action Plan, announced plans to present Congress with specific recommendations for reaching an ambitious renewable energy goal to supply 25 percent of the nation’s energy supply from renewable sources by 2025. The plan was developed and is supported by a broad alliance of more than 400 agricultural, energy, business, labor and environmental groups.