Blog Posts

October 2020 Chairman Newsletter

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

A special message from Sam Marrazzo, the outgoing InfoTech WNY Board Chair

SUNY Erie seeking mentors for web dev students

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Request for Mentors!

Mayor Brown Launches his 3rd Annual Civic Innovation Challenge Powered by AT&T

Friday, March 13th, 2020

A Competition to Create Solutions to Enhance City Operations

InfoTech WNY supports WNY Heroes

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

February 2020 Chairman Newsletter

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Catch-up with what is going on with Infotech WNY.  Also - 2020 BETAS Nominations are now open!

Donation thank you letter from PATH WNY

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Read about InfoTech WNY's impact on a local charity.

InfoTech WNY supports PATH WNY

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Helpful Tips for Making the Most of your Shadow Experience

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Student Tips for Shadowing IT Professionals - Shadow Program January 15 & 16, 2020

Press Release: InfoTech WNY Announces Strategic Partnership with PMI Buffalo

Monday, November 4th, 2019

The strategic partnership between Infotech WNY and PMI Buffalo will allow our organizations to leverage synergies to help deliver the best content to our members.

2019 July Chair Message

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Message from Sam Marrazzo, new InfoTech WNY Board Chair

Press Release: ITWNY Announces New Board Chair

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Sam Marrazzo, Chief Innovation Officer at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, has been named Chairman of the Board for InfoTech WNY.  Sam succeeds Peter Cimino of Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors who remains on the board of directors as Immediate Past Chairman. 

May 2019 - Chairman Newsletter

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

April 2019 - Chairman Newsletter

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

March 2019 Chairman Newsletter

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

2nd Annual Mayor’s Civic Innovation Challenge - Powered by AT&T

Thursday, March 7th, 2019


February 2019 Chairman Newsletter

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

January 2019 Chairman Newsletter

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

November 2018 Chairman Newsletter

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

October 2018 Chairman Newsletter

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

September 2018 Chairman Newsletter

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

IT WNY GOLD Sponsors

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    Making Web Development More Accessible To You.

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    Cyber Security, Breach Readiness, Risk Mitigation, Data Breach Compliance and Notification Services.

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  • We support our clients by providing solutions that leverage industry leading technology and services.  We have been reducing risk and expense from IT based projects and day to day operations since 1965.  Headquartered in Tonawanda, NY, Ronco has grown to over 25 locations in the Eastern United States.  Service is our primary focus and our commitment is what brings us together.  We have built the foundation of our organization on trusted partnerships throughout our footprint.

  • Rich Products

  • Twisted Rope is a full-service digital agency with offices in Buffalo, Los Angeles and Netherlands. Twisted Rope works collaboratively with companies to drive their marketing, sales and business development strategies. From branding to creative content, software, and app development, Twisted Rope combines strategy, design, and development to create engaging experiences.

  • For over two decades, iV4 has been aligning our customers with tailored technology solutions that enable them to modernize, protect and grow their business. We are proud to be the leading Microsoft Partner in Upstate, NY and honored to have been named a Top 200 Microsoft Solutions Provider, Microsoft Partner of the Year and Cloud Partner of the Year. We do technology best, so you can do business better.

  • Lighthouse Technology Services | IT Staffing, IT Services, IT Jobs – Introducing Companies to the Right Technology Professionals and the Right Technology Solutions, at the Right Time.

  • Beckage PLLC is a law firm focused on technology, data security and privacy law, with offices in Buffalo and NYC.  Beckage attorneys are CIPP/E and CIPP/US and assist their global clients with all matters related to technology and privacy from regulatory compliance and contracting, data breach response, and representing clients in national putative class actions and privacy litigations.  

  •  The PMI Buffalo Chapter was founded in 1995 to support the visions of PMI (Project Management Institute) in the Western New York area.

  •   CTG’s expertise in the following key areas underpins our solutions and helps clients get the most value from transformational technologies: Agile, DevSecOps, Internet of Things, Intelligent Automation, Data and Analytics, Cloud, and Automated Testing. Learn more at


    At M&T Tech, we’re a team of makers, doers, and builders working to create the most advanced technology solutions in banking.  We’re not your stereotypical suit and tie bankers: we’re an innovative team of leading tech experts, pushing boundaries, and taking risks. Join us and be part of something new as we build tomorrow’s bank today.

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