Tyler's vibrant technology sector is home to several communication service providers where you can obtain all the products and services you'd find in major metropolitan areas. Tyler is also home to four colleges and universities, supplying local companies with a tech-savvy workforce. Whether you're planning to rent or buy, commercial and residential real estate opportunities abound.
Tyler has a complex and complete communications infrastructure for all related needs with a variety of broadband options for homes and businesses including ISDN, cable modem, DSL, fiber optics, ATM, and relay switches with redundant capabilities. To get more information about providers and accessibility, click here!
Over 18,000 college students are enrolled in Tyler's four local universities and colleges. UT Tyler is one of the fastest growing University of Texas campuses with an outstanding College of Engineering and Computer Science and its innovative Ingenuity Center. At Tyler Junior College students can earn an associate degree in computer gaming and graphics. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is a leader in biotechnology. Texas College provides 16 baccalaureate degree programs.
Local business can partner with these colleges for a variety of opportunities, including internship programs, capstone projects, and possibly have year-long access to the NSF-funded Texas Advanced Computing Center's massive and powerful "Stampede" supercomputer for research projects.
Tech Networking Groups
Southern hospitality at its best where local tech and IP companies unselfishly help each other succeed... even if you are a competitor! 2014 marks the 3rd Annual Tyler Technology Expo and the 2nd Annual GetIt On The Green Golf Tournament benefitting its Technology for Students Scholarship Fund.
GetIT - Greater East Texas Information Technology Professionals meet monthly to network and facilitate exchange of technology information between each other and businesses in the community.
Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee - meets quarterly to address area opportunities in information technology, Internet, telecommunications, biosciences, and other technology-related areas that benefit the business community.
Tyler4Tech - A consortium of local civic, education and private enterprise leaders whose goal is to attract new and existing tech companies, entrepreneurs and skilled workers to Tyler.
Leadership Tyler - Leadership Tyler offers training opportunities to business leaders and companies. While not tech-specific, Leadership Tyler is a networking opportunity unlike any other where participants forge lasting relationships with individuals from many of Tyler's most prominent organizations. Additionally, the Executive Orientation Series quickly orients incoming senior executives to the community and its resources so that they become more knowledgeable about how business gets done in Tyler.