Toledo-based Vendita to add 15 new high-wage jobs in Hillsborough County
TAMPA, Fla. – (July 5, 2017) –Vendita, a global technology and software development company that specializes in custom solutions for enterprise users of Oracle and IBM products and services, today announced that it will relocate its headquarters from Toledo, Ohio to Tampa. The company is creating up to 15 new jobs by 2019.The positions include high-tech, high-wage positions, such as database administrators and developers, along with sales professionals and administrative staff.
“Tampa’s technology industry has been generating buzz around the country, and prompted us to look at this market as a serious contender for our headquarters relocation,” said Doug Sullinger, president of Vendita. “The talent pool, lifestyle, and cost of living here is extremely favorable, and the business climate really won us over. We look forward to an exciting and successful future for our company in Tampa.”
Vendita has moved into executive office space at 2503 W Swann Ave. as it looks to finalize leasing up to 3,500 square feet of space in Tampa and make an investment of $500,000 in the new headquarters facility.
Launched in 2008, Vendita Technology Group is a certified woman-owned minority business enterprise that currently employs 14.
The rapidly changing world of IT demands new tools and innovative approaches to quickly solve business and enterprise-class challenges, lower OPEX and CAPEX, and meet higher performance requirements within every industry, every day.
To answer these demands, Vendita combines powerful partnerships with industry-leading companies like Oracle and IBM, with our years of industry expertise to create new and adaptable technologies.
Vendita’s Database Cloud Server is an all-in-one database server that brings Oracle and other databases on IBM POWER® in a pre-provisioned and tested, ready-to-use data server – giving customers the elasticity and scalability of a cloud-based system delivered in a secure, on-premises solution.
In addition to the Database Cloud Server, Vendita offers innovative automation technology and Oracle licensing procurement, monitoring, and support.
The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation supported Vendita with real estate surveys and property searches, relocation assistance, and connections to industry partners to help them find local talent and quickly immerse themselves in the local technology business community.
“We’re delighted that Vendita chose Tampa over other talent-rich markets in Texas to embark upon their next phase of growth,” said Dr. Ken Atwater, chairman of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and president of Hillsborough Community College. “Our local technology community is one of the strongest in the nation, and each year more companies expand or relocate to this market because of our diverse and highly-skilled workforce. We’re confident that Vendita will thrive here, and we welcome them to Hillsborough County.”
Individuals interested in available jobs may refer to the company’s career website athttps://www.vendita.com/about-us/careers
Vendita is a collection of experts with experience working alongside technology giants, like Oracle and IBM, and a mission to simplify the process of purchasing, deploying, and managing our clients’ IT environments.
We have built strong partnerships with trusted companies, like Oracle and IBM, so that we can build and manage our customers’ ideal on-premises, off-premises and cloud workplaces, offer IT solutions, and provide license management.
Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation is the lead designated economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace. Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private corporate investors, the EDC works to develop and sustain a thriving local economy through the attraction, retention and expansion of high wage jobs and capital investment within targeted industry sectors.
The EDC exists because of the generous support of more than 100 corporations, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County, and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. To learn more, visit www.tampaedc.com.