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Thursday, May 03, 2001
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of the following individuals to the IT (information technologies) Department. Carlos Alonso joins Blackstone from Hypercom, where he was based in Miami, Florida and Puerto Rico. In his role as a Blackstone POS engineer, Carlos is responsible for terminal and server networks. William Busto comes to Blackstone from the Federal Reserve Bank in Miami, Florida where he was the PC LAN Analyst. As an IT technician, William will be providing technical support for the POS terminals. Jorge Diaz joins Blackstone in POS Customer Support working with merchants and distributors across the country. Prior to Blackstone, Jorge worked for PC2 Computing in Miami, Florida where he was a network administrator. Otniel Ulloa joins Blackstone from Yupi Internet in Miami Beach, Florida where he was the systems administrator. Otniel joins Blackstone as a network engineer and will be responsible for internal and external networks. According to Ron Holton, director of IT, “Our department’s explosive growth is a direct result of the tremendous success the Blackstone POS is enjoying. Each of these individuals is highly trained and brings an immense amount of knowledge and experience with him.” Blackstone has developed the most innovative point-of-sale system. By integrating the processing of all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover Card) and ATM/bank cards with the sale of prepaid cellular and prepaid calling cards into one, easy-to-use POS terminal, Blackstone POS, is revolutionizing the electronic transaction industry. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services call 1-800-639-9590 or visit Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co., US and foreign patents pending.