CPA Halves Tax Return Processing Time, Trims Payroll by 15 Percent with New Server

Karen M. Hazleton, CPA, has gotten huge returns from a recent technology investment. Since replacing an old server with an HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 running Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Hazleton has doubled staff productivity and halved tax return processing time. This has enabled the firm to trim payroll by 15 percent during tax season while boosting profits by 30 percent—not a bad return on a new server and software. Business Needs Karen M. Hazelton, CPA, PC, has been providing tax preparation, payroll, and other financial services to small businesses in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, since 1986. Karen Hazleton, the owner,…

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Latest Technology Refresh Boosts Growth for KM Hazleton, CPA

“Bottom line, eMazzanti gave us a lot of credibility. We moved from a mom and pop to a mid-sized accounting firm with the latest technology. That has attracted a lot of customers. Since the upgrade, we’ve never looked back.” Karen M Hazleton, CPA, Owner Karen M. Hazleton, CPA, PC (KMH) increased productivity by 25%, reduced payroll and increased profit margins by partnering with eMazzanti Technologies to upgrade their aging technology. KMH customers enjoy faster, more personal service and improved data security. A flood of referrals and a variety of new services have enabled KMH to grow by 20% without hiring…

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Credit Union Upgrades to Windows 8 Pro to Enhance Competitiveness, Business Continuity

Raritan Bay Federal Credit Union (RBFCU) is a small financial cooperative that competes against big New York City banks. It upgraded its Windows XP PCs to mobile PCs running the Windows 8 pro operating system so that it can offer modern financial services. By using Windows 8–based mobile computers, RBFCU can calculate and post interest rates faster, serve customers more promptly, and let employees work from anywhere, which improves business continuity. Business Needs Raritan Bay Federal Credit Union (RBFCU) is a financial services provider to members who live in Middlesex County, New Jersey, about 35 miles from New York City….

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Furniture Company Opens Store in Three Weeks Using Tablet PCs and Windows 8 Pro

When British furniture maker Timothy Oulton decided to open a new US store, it set out to speed up the months-long process. It worked with Microsoft partner eMazzanti Technologies to deploy several tablet PCs running Windows 8 Pro and used them to improve employee training and standardize processes, all while supporting its brand. The company opened the new store in just three weeks and credits Windows 8 Pro with providing much of the flexibility and power needed to support business growth. Business Needs Timothy Oulton furniture is always eye-catching and sometimes outrageous: an overstuffed sofa covered as a Union Jack…

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Manufacturing Company Upgrades Operating System and Improves Productivity

Shinola is a design and manufacturing company that needed the most efficient solution to streamline its processes and reduce manufacturing costs to gain a competitive advantage. In April 2012, three Shinola employees began using tablets running the Windows 8 Pro operating system. The company plans to use the tablets for shipping and receiving, inventory control, point-of-sales discussions, and monitoring plant security cameras. Shinola benefits from an intuitive interface, robust functionality, and near-seamless mobility. Business Needs Shinola is a design and manufacturing company with operations in Detroit, Michigan. When it launched, the production plant had only walls. Now the business is…

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Microsoft Office 2010 Forms Cornerstone of $2 Million IT Services Business

With a company name that sounds more like a purebred, high-performance sports car than an IT services business, eMazzanti Technologies is all about delivering powerful solutions in the most efficient manner possible. The Hoboken, New Jersey, firm is located in one of the most densely populated – and competitive – regions in the United States. Incredibly, the company’s start-up period coincided with the economic downturn that surrounded the events of 9/11. Now the company has $2 million in annual revenues and is on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. The foundation of this Microsoft Gold Certified…

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Office 2010 Saves Hours and Wins Clients for Legal Firm

How does a small law firm compete with giants? By being technology-savvy and super-efficient. Flowers and O’Brien LLC turned to Microsoft Gold Certified Partner eMazzanti Technologies for an upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 that saves hours of time every week, while allowing them to go head-to-head with large legal firm that bring multiple attorneys to the table. The efficiencies have been impressive all around – enough to win significant clients away from larger competitors. Situation Founded in 2006 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Flowers and O’Brien LLC is a small legal firm with a big vision. With a staff of four,…

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Camera Retailer Focuses on Customer Service and Efficiency with Office 2010

“With Microsoft Office and eMazzanti Technologies, we’ve kept pace with each new demand that’s been placed on us. Which lets us do the main thing we’re in business for, which is optimizing efficiency for our customers.” By embracing new technology and focusing on customer service, Bergen County Camera is thriving in a fast-changing industry. With support from Microsoft Gold Certified Partner eMazzanti Technologies, the retailer is improving efficiency using Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows 7 to serve a higher volume of customers, and produce educational presentations and tutorials in less time. Just the ability to manage email conversations with customers…

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Toy Magazine to Improve Productivity And Collaboration, Gains 20 Hours A Week

Situation At aNb Media, having fun is serious business. The small firm of under 20 employees is a well-established publisher of trade journals for the toy and licensing industries. Their widely-read magazines are passed to an average of eight individuals per subscription – a statistic that is especially important to advertisers and a leading indicator of success within the publishing industry to improve productivity. The company, however, recognized that it couldn’t afford to rest on its printed publications alone. “We were just a trade magazine firm,” concedes Jim Silver, president of aNb media and editor of the TimeToPlay online magazine…

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