Tech and IT Industries Thrive in Cleveland
Our region’s family of notable tech companies includes OnBase by Hyland, TMW Systems, TOA Technologies, Turning Technologies, Overdrive, Knotice, MRI, Virtual Hold, Snap-On, Brand Muscle and MCPc.
Tech companies cite numerous advantages to doing business in Cleveland Plus. Our rich and diverse customer base, strong talent pipeline, low cost of doing business and fantastic quality of life are among the factors that allow tech to flourish.
Additionally, the region has a notable support infrastructure that encourages innovation and helps connect companies to early stage capital. Organizations such as the Northeast Ohio Software Association advocate for the industry and work to attract more talent to the Cleveland Plus region. The Youngstown Business Incubator, with its unique focus on tech start-ups, was recently named one of the top 25 incubators in the world.
Cleveland Plus sits on a fiber-rich corridor, strategically located between the Chicago, New York and Northern Virginia Network Access Points (NAPs). All major carriers including Time Warner, AT&T and Level3, have significant broadband investments running east-west through Cleveland. Cleveland Plus is also connected via the nationally-recognized OneCommunity, a 2,000-mile, $100 million, 40 GB backbone network covering a 24 county footprint with more than 100 points of interconnection to other broadband providers.
To learn more about the IT industry in the Cleveland Plus region, download our single sheet.
Tools + Information
- OnBase by Hyland
- TMW Systems
- TOA Technologies
- Turning Technologies
- Virtual Hold
- Brand Muscle
OHTec is an industry-led, member-driven organization working to support the technology industry of Northeast Ohio.
The Youngstown Business Incubator is an internationally
recognized program focused on the development of B2B software companies in the Mahoning Valley.
OneCommunity provides broadband and high-speed internet services for schools, hospitals and government in Northeast Ohio.