Friday, June 26, 2009

MAS Consulting Sponsors Network Services for the 101st Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, July 15-21, 2009

MAS Consulting is excited to announce that the MAS Network consulting team will be sponsoring the IT services for the 101st Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, July 15-July 21, 2009. MAS Consulting currently partners with Chicago Yacht Club to provide annual Network and Telecom managed services to support the Chicago Yacht Club IT Network and Voice Over IP AltiGen telephone system. The Chicago Yacht Club is a valued MAS client and MAS is excited to join as a Race to Mackinac Event Supplier and Supporter this year.

The Race to Mackinac is Chicago Yacht Club's premier event, and at 333 miles, is the longest annual freshwater distance race in the world. MAS Consulting is proud to showcase its support of one of the nation's most distinguished yacht clubs and one of the oldest and most prestigious sailing races. For over 100 years the Race to Mackinac has attracted some of the best sailors in the world, with an average of 300 boats with approximately 3,000 sailors competing in this world class sporting event annually.

MAS is excited to join the Chicago and the worldwide yachting community as a Race to Mackinac Supporter/Supplier. MAS will be providing the Network and IT infrastructure to support kiosk stations in order to view race and event information including weather conditions, race standings, and GPS locations of the boats. Boats are tracked by GPS satellite technology and displayed on the MAS hosted kiosk computers stations and screens at the start and finish, enabling friends, families, and other spectators on shore to follow the race in real time on the web. MAS will provide internet connectivity to spectators at both the Chicago Monroe Station starting location and the Mackinac Island finish tent. You can also visit for online tracking of the Race to Mackinac.

Please join MAS Consulting and the Chicago Yacht club Saturday, July 18 from 10am-2pm for the Parade of Boats at Navy Pier in Chicago. This is a great opportunity for the public to see all of the Race to Mackinac boats before they head out to the racecourse.

MAS Consulting is proud to sponsor this world-famous event in sailing. Events for 101st Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac begin Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at the Chicago Monroe Station and the Race begins Friday, July 17, 2009. To learn more about the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, go to the official website at or visit MAS Consulting's website at

About MAS Consulting

MAS Consulting is an established, technology consulting firm that partners with companies that are clear leaders in providing integrated Microsoft business solutions. MAS is a well-established Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Cisco Select Partner, and Certified AltiGen Communications Partner. MAS Consulting has implemented Microsoft solutions for hundreds of companies throughout Chicago-land and the Midwest region. MAS Consulting provides valuable Integrated Business Solutions through consulting, software, and IT implementation including business assessments, managed services, Microsoft Business Solutions, Microsoft Classic Solutions - Network and Infrastructure solutions, and traditional and VOIP Telecom Solutions. MAS Consulting is proud to offer all aspects of technology solutions, in order to provide the complete solution to meet your business requirements. Based in downtown Chicago, MAS Consulting has cultivated an exceptionally strong client base, including many Fortune 1000 companies.

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, MAS is recognized among the elite Microsoft Business Partners who earn the highest customer endorsements and certifications. MAS Consulting has achieved Microsoft competencies in Microsoft Business Solutions, Networking Infrastructure Solutions, and Information Worker Solutions. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, MAS Consulting provides extensive technology resources and delivers proven Microsoft expertise through an effective Microsoft Sure Step project methodology. MAS Consulting wants to be your technology partner. Please read the MAS Consulting brochure for more information Please contact MAS representative Amanda Evans at (312)922-5511 x110 or for more information.

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