News Releases

September 13, 2018
Alpha Technologies Awarded Patient Internet Access Contract from Department of Veterans Affairs

Hurricane, WV –The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded Alpha Federal (Alpha Technologies) a base year +four option years PATIENT INTERNET ACCESS contract through the GSA IT70 contract vehicle.

Alpha Federal will provide comprehensive support and maintenance for a total of twenty-four remote Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center facilities throughout Ohio. Managed services will include support for existing patient wireless networks with the anticipation of facility changes of physical address and construction of new VA owned facilities. A 24x7x365 helpdesk will also support patient internet access.

July 18, 2018
SBA head McMahon tours Alpha Technologies data center

Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, toured Alpha Technologies’ South Charleston data center Tuesday. Prior to McMahon’s visit, among efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to tout the benefits of federal tax cuts, Alpha Technologies CEO Doug Tate said the Hurricane-based company is planning to build a new data center in Huntington. To go along with that facility — expected to be smaller than its South Charleston data center — Alpha is aiming to build 50 miles of fiber from Charleston to Huntington via U.S. 60, said Charlie Dennie, vice president of government relations and special projects.

May 4, 2018
SBA honors Alpha Technologies owner Doug Tate

FAIRMONT WV — From small bakeries and breweries to technology companies and banks, more than a dozen small businesses across the state were honored Wednesday during the Small Business Administration’s 2018 West Virginia awards luncheon.

For the biggest award of the day, Douglas Tate of Alpha Technologies Inc. in Hurricane won Small Business Person of the Year and was named first runner up nationally.

In an emotional speech, Tate thanked his family for the opportunities they provided, which he said led him to be the man he is today.

May 2, 2018

Washington, DC — Linda McMahon, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration personally recognized and awarded all the state and territorial winners and commended all of them for their hard work, innovative ideas and dedication to their employees and community have helped each of them build very successful businesses.

In addition to the national Small Business Person of the Year, three runners –up were recognized and awarded:
First Runner-up
Douglas Tate
President & CEO
Alpha Technologies, Inc.
Hurricane, West Virginia

Douglas Tate joined the U.S. Army directly out of high school. He served with distinction for nine years including time in a special infantry unit where he saw action on the front lines. During his military career he studied data communications and engineering. Tate was forced into medical retirement from a service related injury but the skills he learned while enlisted helped him become a critical thinker and shaped his path to entrepreneurship.

Alpha Technologies, formed in 2000, is a business technology focused company providing comprehensive solutions to allow clients to focus on business growth while Alpha manages their technology. The company staffs more than 40 employees, serves 10 states and 17 countries.

Tate has utilized many SBA programs and services, including: Small Business Development Center counseling that led to getting VA certification as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business; counseling from SBA leading to them receiving a grant from the Governor's Guaranteed Workforce; Federal Acquisition Management training taught by SBA, and a $4.8 million SBA international trade loan to build a 35-mile high-capacity fiber ring around Charleston, West Virginia.

October 26, 2017
Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialized Partner

Congratulations to Alpha Technologies Inc. for meeting all Cisco criteria to become an Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization in USA.

Alpha Technologies meets diverse data center needs for the digital era. They are experts in converged infrastructure, multi-cloud hybrid computing, application or infrastructure as a service, and analytics.