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Tribridge and General Datatech Collaborate to Win Pilot Project for Microsoft and Cisco

DALLAS & TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 15, 2004–Tribridge, provider of business consulting services with offices across the southern United States, has partnered with General Datatech, provider of technology solutions for data and voice communications, on a winning proposal to drive integrated Cisco and Microsoft solutions. The winning proposal was announced at a recent event sponsored by Microsoft and International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners.

“Tribridge and General Datatech share a vision of leveraging technology to provide significant client ROI,” says Tony DiBenedetto, Tribridge chairman and CEO. “This award confirms our belief that the best solutions are built through partnerships, collaboration, integration of compatible technologies and the application of best practices.”

The proposal was developed for a pilot project established by Microsoft and Cisco, using Dallas as the test market. The collaboration plan was designed to market Cisco IP Telephony and Microsoft CRM Integrated Solutions. General Datatech will be responsible for the Cisco IP Phone and infrastructure component and Tribridge will be responsible for the Microsoft CRM solution. Tribridge can also integrate the total solution with some of Microsoft’s ERP Accounting systems for an even more comprehensive program.

“General Datatech and Tribridge believe there is a growing need in the marketplace for IP Telephony to better integrate with CRM and leverage the functionality that IP Phones provide,” says JW Roberts, president of General Datatech. “Both our companies are already planning to implement our go-to-market solution internally as well as externally with clients.”

About General Datatech

Founded in 1993 and based in Dallas, General Datatech L.P. ( is a network infrastructure professional services firm delivering world class services to its clients. Starting with a Cisco Systems alliance, General Datatech has become an industry leader by providing wide area and local area networking expertise and supplying data and voice communications hardware.

About Tribridge

Tribridge ( is a business consulting firm that helps its clients become more profitable, productive and competitive. Services are focused in the areas of customer relationship management, operations and technology, and are delivered by team members with an average of more than 13 years of experience in industry and consulting. Based in Tampa, Tribridge also has offices in Orlando, Miami and Dallas, and has successfully delivered more than 700 projects for more than 250 clients.