DCi Corporate News http://www.dciits.com/Custom/Special/NewsRSS.cfm Diverse Concepts, Inc. Corporate News Releases, Corporate Updates, Press Announcements, and Other Public Communications en-us Feb 01, 2017 - DCi Awarded the MD DoIT CaTS+ Contract http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

Millersville, MD — January 25, 2017:  Diverse Concepts, Inc. (DCi) was awarded the Maryland Department of Information Technology's Consulting and Tech Services+ (CaTS+) Contract. The objective of this Master Contract, effective April 22, 2013 through April 21, 2028, is to enable State government to procure IT consulting and technical services in a timely and economical manner. Through CATS+, the State will have a flexible means of obtaining information technology (IT) resources quickly, efficiently and cost effectively by issuing task orders specific to its needs.  DCi's CaTS+ Contract award also serves as DCi's first Prime Contract with the State of Maryland.

About Diverse Concepts, Inc.

Headquartered in Millersville, Maryland, Diverse Concepts is a rapidly expanding small business. Diverse Concepts, formed in June 2002, is a professional IT consultancy firm specializing in the area of information security services and computer forensics. Diverse Concepts is a reliable and reputable partner that understands the Federal contracting environment as well as the Commercial contracting environment and can bring an immediate competitive advantage as well as relevant expertise to your firm at a competitive price.

About the Maryland Department of Information Technology (MD DoIT)

The vision of the Department is to lead the State in the creation and implementation of world-class information technology solutions to improve IT infrastructure and government services and keep Maryland current within IT industry trends and to provide vital technology solutions that allow the Executive Branch, State Agencies and Coordinating Offices to provide Marylanders with services that enable them to live and work more safely, efficiently and productively.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO Diverse Concepts, Inc. corporate@dciits.com (443) 698-1052

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Dec 23, 2016 - DCi signs MSP Contract with a large property management firm http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

Millersville, MD (Dec. 23, 2016) — Diverse Concepts, Inc. (DCi) closed a large Managed Services Program (MSP) solution contract with a large property management firm headquartered in Columbia, Maryland. Our client is a regional third-party property management company with over 65 residential properties in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Metro areas. DCi will provide end to end network monitoring of over 250 devices that include PC Desktops, Laptops, iPads and other mobile devices.  Per Roy White, President and CEO of Diverse Concepts, “DCi’s mission will be to streamline their network infrastructure, greatly improve overall network up-time and dramatically improve end-user productivity.”

Diverse Concepts has been based in Anne Arundel County for over fourteen years and is a small service disabled veteran owned minority business. DCI is a certified minority business enterprise (MBE) with the State of Maryland and Baltimore city. With over 45 employees, DCi is rapidly growing their commercial business division to support local and regional companies with IT infrastructure support solutions. Their services include, cyber security, remote & onsite network monitoring, desktop support, break fix, VoIP phone solutions and back-up & disaster recovery. Diverse Concepts also has a large Federal solutions division that supports the Intelligence Community on multiple contracts and has a Top Secret facilities clearance.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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Dec 20, 2016 - DCi signs MSP Contract with a medium-sized construction company http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

Millersville, MD (Dec. 20, 2016) — Diverse Concepts, Inc. (DCi) closed a Managed Services Program (MSP) solution contract with a medium-sized construction company headquartered in Columbia, Maryland. They are a regional commercial construction company which operates in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Metro areas. DCi will establish an integrated IT network and VoIP phone solution which will include end to end network and phone system support and monitoring. Per Roy White, president of Diverse Concepts, “our new client represents the typical type of client that needs IT infrastructure support and monitoring but does not wish to hire a full-time IT professional. DCi supports clients in the Legal, Finance/Accounting, Medical and now the Construction industry.”

Diverse Concepts has been based in Anne Arundel County for over fourteen years and is a small service disabled veteran owned minority business. DCI is a certified minority business enterprise (MBE) with the State of Maryland and Baltimore city. With over 45 employees, DCi is rapidly growing their commercial business division to support local and regional companies with IT infrastructure support solutions. Their services include, cyber security, remote & onsite network monitoring, desktop support, break fix, VoIP phone solutions and back-up & disaster recovery.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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Nov 17, 2016 - Baltimore SmartCEO Announces the 2017 Future 50 Award Winners http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

60 Greater Baltimore companies to be recognized for fast growth in Baltimore SmartCEO’s Future 50 Awards program

Baltimore, MD (Nov. 17, 2016) — Baltimore SmartCEO and Headline Sponsor Raskin Global are pleased to announce the 2017 Future 50 Award winners. The program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies and 10 small Emerging Growth companies. These companies have demonstrated significant growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. The 2017 Future 50 winners collectively generate more than $800 million in annual revenue and employ 7,604 individuals in Greater Baltimore. This impressive group will be recognized in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a Hawaii-themed awards ceremony on January 19, 2017 at the Hunt Valley Inn.

Please see below for a complete list of winners and for event details. To share in the excitement leading up to the event, follow us @SmartCEO #Future50.

“Ask any CEO and they’ll tell you that leading a fast-growing company is one of the most exhilarating and challenging endeavors an entrepreneur can experience. From growing a startup to scaling an established organization, this year’s Future 50 winners have executed their growth strategies year after year. More impressively, they have created job opportunities and fueled economic prosperity in our region,” says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO. “These passionate and driven entrepreneurs embody the true definition of leadership. We honor them for their unwavering commitment to building their businesses, shaping our communities and making our region a better place to work and live.”

More than 500 local business executives and guests are expected to attend this year’s Hawaii-themed awards gala at the Hunt Valley Inn to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception and high-energy networking followed by a video-packed awards ceremony and seated dinner. The evening and celebration will culminate with dessert and additional networking.

2017 Future 50 Winners
A-G Associates, Inc.
ADG Creative
American Design and Build LTD./American Sentry Solar
Arium AE
Audacious Inquiry
Bagby Restaurant Group
Blue Ocean
The Canton Group
Carbiz Ltd.
CARE Veterinary Center
Centric Business Systems, Inc.
ClearView Group
Cyber Cloud Technologies, LLC
Daft McCune Walker, Inc.
DATUM LLC
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
Edwards Performance Solutions
Employee One Benefit Solutions
Glory Days Grill
Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.
Greenspring Wealth Management
H&S Resources Corporation
Hartman Executive Advisors
Helion Automotive Technologies
Horsetail Technologies
Howard Bank
idfive
Mavenspire
Merritt Athletic Clubs
Northwest Refuse
One Source Imaging Solutions, Inc.
Optimus Technology, Inc.
Planet Fitness Growth Partners, LLC
Premier Management Corporation Inc.
Prime Building Advantage
Proove Biosciences
R-PCI Construction
RightDirection Technology Solutions, LLC
Rooftop Communications, LLC
SocialToaster, Inc.
Strategic Factory
Symphony Placements
Team Cam, LLC
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Valsatech Corp.
VersaTech, Inc.
Visionist, Inc.
WebMechanix
WHO...a staffing company
WMS Partners, LLC

2017 Emerging Growth Winners
Ainsley and Co.
The Beliveau Group
Capital Services, Inc.
Continental Clinical Solutions, LLC
Evolve Consulting Group, Inc.
Kermit
LandH Business Consulting, LLC
Lorax Partnerships
Mediquest, LLC
Vibrancy21

About the Future 50 Awards
The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing mid-sized companies and 10 small Emerging Growth companies. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked. The winners are profiled in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a black-tie-optional awards ceremony in January.

About Diverse Concepts, Inc.
Headquartered in Millersville, Maryland, Diverse Concepts is a rapidly expanding small business. Diverse Concepts, formed in June 2002, is a professional IT consultancy firm specializing in the area of information security services and computer forensics. Diverse Concepts is a reliable and reputable partner that understands the Federal contracting environment as well as the Commercial contracting environment and can bring an immediate competitive advantage as well as relevant expertise to your firm at a competitive price.

About SmartCEO
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Long Island, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas. For more information about the 2017 Future 50 Awards Event or the 2018 Future 50 Awards nomination process, email Jolene Lutz at jolene@smartceo.com.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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Oct 26, 2016 - DCi named one of the 50 Largest Minority Owned Businesses in Baltimore - 2016 http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

Linthicum, MD — October 26, 2016:  Diverse Concepts, Inc. was recently named one of the Baltimore area’s 50 Largest Minority Owned Businesses by the Baltimore Business Journal. 

About Diverse Concepts, Inc.

Headquartered in Millersville, Maryland, Diverse Concepts is a rapidly expanding small business. Diverse Concepts, formed in June 2002, is a professional IT consultancy firm specializing in the area of information security services and computer forensics. Diverse Concepts is a reliable and reputable partner that understands the Federal contracting environment as well as the Commercial contracting environment and can bring an immediate competitive advantage as well as relevant expertise to your firm at a competitive price.

About the Baltimore Business Journal

The Business Journals are the premier media solutions platform for companies strategically targeting business decision makers. We deliver a total business audience of over 10 million people via our 42 websites, 64 publications and over 700 annual industry leading events. Our media products provide comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. We have more people, publications and websites covering our nation’s business than any other business media organization.

The Business Journals are a division of American City Business Journals.

The Business Journals is a collection of 40 local business journal publications providing coverage of local business news and sales lead data in print, online and mobile formats. Each local publication also hosts numerous networking and award events throughout the year.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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Oct 26, 2016 - DCi named #48 in Washington Technology's FAST 50 http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

Linthicum, MD — October 26, 2016:  Diverse Concepts, Inc. was recently recognized as #48 in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in the government market.

About Diverse Concepts, Inc.

Headquartered in Millersville, Maryland, Diverse Concepts is a rapidly expanding small business. Diverse Concepts, formed in June 2002, is a professional IT consultancy firm specializing in the area of information security services and computer forensics. Diverse Concepts is a reliable and reputable partner that understands the Federal contracting environment as well as the Commercial contracting environment and can bring an immediate competitive advantage as well as relevant expertise to your firm at a competitive price.

About the Baltimore Business Journal

Washington Technology is the authoritative source of competitive intelligence for executives providing contract services to the government market.  Washington Technology’s experts report all the latest contract services news, then add their analysis, to give readers the actionable information necessary to make smart and strategic decisions around a prime or sub-partnership, contract bids and resource development.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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Oct 26, 2016 - DCi named one of the 50 Largest Veteran Owned Businesses in Baltimore - 2016 http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

Linthicum, MD — October 26, 2016:  Diverse Concepts, Inc. was recently named one of the Baltimore area’s 50 Largest Veteran Owned Businesses by the Baltimore Business Journal. 

About Diverse Concepts, Inc.

Headquartered in Millersville, Maryland, Diverse Concepts is a rapidly expanding small business. Diverse Concepts, formed in June 2002, is a professional IT consultancy firm specializing in the area of information security services and computer forensics. Diverse Concepts is a reliable and reputable partner that understands the Federal contracting environment as well as the Commercial contracting environment and can bring an immediate competitive advantage as well as relevant expertise to your firm at a competitive price.

About the Baltimore Business Journal

The Business Journals are the premier media solutions platform for companies strategically targeting business decision makers. We deliver a total business audience of over 10 million people via our 42 websites, 64 publications and over 700 annual industry leading events. Our media products provide comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. We have more people, publications and websites covering our nation’s business than any other business media organization.

The Business Journals are a division of American City Business Journals.

The Business Journals is a collection of 40 local business journal publications providing coverage of local business news and sales lead data in print, online and mobile formats. Each local publication also hosts numerous networking and award events throughout the year.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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May 05, 2016 - DCi named Best of 2016 by Thumbtack.com http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Thu, 05 May 2016 00:00:00 EST #tt-headline-2016 { font-family: "Helvetica Bold"; font-size: 14px; letter-spacing: 1px; text-decoration: initial; color: #f27802; text-transform: uppercase; font-weight: bold; } #tt-headline-2016 img { vertical-align: middle; padding-right: 5px; } Thumbtack Best of 2016 ]]> Oct 05, 2015 - DCi recognized as a MBE/DBE/SBE in Maryland http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EST For Immediate Release:

CERTIFICATION NO. 15-473

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE) is pleased to notify Diverse Concepts, Inc. that pursuant to the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program and the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program, it has been determined that Diverse Concepts, Inc. meets the eligibility standards and is certified in the following capacity:

NAICS Codes:

443142 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Electronic Stores (Specially: Computer and Software Stores)

518210 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services

541340 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Drafting Services

541512 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Computer Systems Design Services

541513 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Computer Facilities Management Services

541519 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Other Computer Related Services (Specifically: Telecommunications Consulting Services)

541611 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services (Specifically: Asset Management)

611420 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Computer Training

811212 – MBE/DBE/SBE – Computer and Office Machine Repair and Maintenance

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052


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Sep 09, 2015 - DCi named #1 PC Professional in Baltimore by Thumbtack.com http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Wed, 09 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EST

For Immediate Release

Millersville, MD - September 9, 2015:  Diverse Concepts, Inc. has been named "#1 PC Professional in Baltimore" by Thumbtack.com

Thumbtack Best Pro of 2015

As a Best of 2015 Service Provider on Thumbtack.com, our customers can expect superior service at exceptional prices.  Our reviews speak for themselves and our service is second to none!

 Click the Best of 2015 badge above to request a quote through Thumbtack.


About Thumbtack.com

Thumbtack.com technology is transforming the way people accomplish any project, anywhere, anytime. Just tell us what you need done. We'll quickly deliver customized quotes so you can compare pricing, read reviews, and hire the right professional on the spot.

 Thumbtack boasts a total of 150,000 active professionals providing over 5 million projects per year.  To be selected as a Best of 2015 winner, a company needs to be the best performing business in its market segment within a major metropolitan area.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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Jul 16, 2015 - DCi named one of the 50 Largest Minority Owned Businesses in Baltimore - 2015 http://www.dciits.com/News.aspx Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST

For Immediate Release:

Linthicum, MD — July 15, 2015:  Diverse Concepts, Inc. was recently named one of the Baltimore area’s 50 Largest Minority Owned Businesses by the Baltimore Business Journal. 

About Diverse Concepts, Inc.

Headquartered in Millersville, Maryland, Diverse Concepts is a rapidly expanding small business. Diverse Concepts, formed in June 2002, is a professional IT consultancy firm specializing in the area of information security services and computer forensics. Diverse Concepts is a reliable and reputable partner that understands the Federal contracting environment as well as the Commercial contracting environment and can bring an immediate competitive advantage as well as relevant expertise to your firm at a competitive price.

About the Baltimore Business Journal

The Business Journals are the premier media solutions platform for companies strategically targeting business decision makers. We deliver a total business audience of over 10 million people via our 42 websites, 64 publications and over 700 annual industry leading events. Our media products provide comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. We have more people, publications and websites covering our nation’s business than any other business media organization.

The Business Journals are a division of American City Business Journals.

The Business Journals is a collection of 40 local business journal publications providing coverage of local business news and sales lead data in print, online and mobile formats. Each local publication also hosts numerous networking and award events throughout the year.

For additional information, please contact:

Roy E. White, President & CEO
Diverse Concepts, Inc.
corporate@dciits.com
443-698-1052

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