Creative Bloc

Tech Tuesday, the ultimate networking opportunity for all technology professionals, is hitting the streets! Antares is excited to continue our sponsorship of this popular BREC event, with its latest venue featuring the Baton Rouge Creative Bloc. Baton Rouge, LA – Tech Tuesday, the ultimate networking opportunity for all technology professionals, is heading downtown! Antares is excited to continue our sponsorship of this popular BREC event, hosted at the Baton Rouge Creative Bloc,  804 Main St. on Tuesday, November 17th. There’s no better way to enjoy the energy of this new facility than to experience in person with the opportunity to connect, discuss and learn with others who share a passion for technology.

Creative Bloc is a collaborative workspace inspired and built for today’s multitalented professional in need of a unique environment.  The space goes beyond the traditional four walls by offering workstations, private offices and shared spaces intentionally designed for members of to leverage one another’s talents.  The space is geared toward entrepreneurs specializing in the areas of audio, video, film, design, photography, communications and graphic arts.

Tech Tuesday has always provided a fun, relaxed environment for people to network with the region’s top professionals, while exploring innovative and exciting developments underway in the Baton Rouge community. Hosting this event at the newly renovated Main Street building is the perfect display of how Baton Rouge’s technology sector is continuously finding innovative ways to better the community.

Date: November 17, 2015
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: Creative Bloc, 804 Main Street
Food & Beverage – Lava Cantina

We look forward to seeing you there!



Antares ranks on the 2015 Inc. 500|5000 List

BATON ROUGE, LA – Antares Technology Solutions, a trusted software development and IT consulting firm, was recently named to the 2015 Inc. 500│5000 list of fastest growing business in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine.

Ramware, LLC, the holding company for Antares, ranked 364 on the 2015 Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list ranks each company based on revenue growth in a three-year period, and businesses must have at least $2 million in revenues to qualify; Ramware had a three-year sales growth of 1277 percent. There are 39 Louisiana companies on the list with 10 of those businesses being headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

“We are proud to make the list and be ranked the highest among Baton Rouge-based companies. It is a great opportunity to recognize our team members and their efforts that have made these types of honors possible. This recognition validates that our organization is focusing on appropriate areas in our business to create growth — quality business solutions combined with unparalleled customer support,” Rick Mekdessie, Founder/CEO of Ramware, said in a statement released this week.

About Antares Technology Solutions

Antares is an award-winning, full-service software IT company poised to deliver high quality information technology solutions to our customers.  Since 1988, Antares has planned, designed and implemented software solutions that help our customers increase their competitive advantage and grow their businesses.   We focus on .NET Application Development, Intranets/Portals Mobile Web Applications and Business Intelligence reporting solutions.

About Inc. Magazine

The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found by going to



Antares Awarded Louisiana Clerks’ Contract for Statewide Portal

Antares Technology Solutions Selected to Create Cloud Based Portal including Services and Maintenance for Louisiana Clerks of Court Association.

Baton Rouge, LA – Antares Technology Solutions, a Baton Rouge based software development and information technology consulting company, announced today it has been awarded a contract for services to design, develop and maintain a cloud-based portal by the Louisiana Clerks’ Remote Access Authority (LCRAA). The Statewide Portal facilitates secure remote access by registered users to searchable copies of the official parish indices of land records for both mortgages and conveyances. Forty-five parishes have signed up to participate and will provide regular uploads of transaction data.

LCRAA’s Statewide Portal will provide public information on the availability of land records of participating clerks of court and will include hyperlinks to the desired clerks’ websites who are the custodians of the records identified through searches conducted via the Statewide Portal.

“Cloud-based portals are a powerful communication channel that has shifted the way governmental agencies conduct business,” said Ralph Melian, Antares president. “Being awarded this contract is an example of how our secure cloud-based services can positively affect the synergy between parishes and their users.”

According to Debbie Hudnall, Executive Director for the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, “We’re excited that this Statewide Portal will provide a one stop location for easy search access to all participating parish land record information allowing the clerks to provide accurate and timely information.”

About Antares Technology Solutions

Antares is a leading software development and information technology consulting company celebrating more than 27 years of providing quality software solutions to its clients. With offices in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA, and presence in Austin, TX and Seattle, WA, Antares’ professionals possess a broad base of IT knowledge to solve business problems through custom application development, client portals, and business intelligence consulting. Antares has comprehensive technical expertise, and extensive experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, insurance and oil and gas field services companies. Since 1988, Antares has provided software strategy, design, development, and support to customers ranging from government and Fortune 500 companies to small and mid-sized businesses.

About Louisiana Clerks of Court Associations / LCRAA

The Louisiana Clerks of Court Association was created in order to provide efficient and effective representation of its 64 parish Clerks of Court members and other statewide Clerks. The role of the Clerk of Court in each parish is to maintain and preserve the official records of the parish including processing and recording all land records, UCC documents, civil and criminal court proceedings, marriage licenses and other miscellaneous legal documents. In addition, each Clerk oversees all elections, election equipment and election personnel. The Louisiana Clerks’ Remote Access Authority was created to provide for infrastructure, governance, standard operating procedures, technology, and training to support a statewide portal for secure remote access by Internet users to certain records maintained by LCRAA members and to provide for document preservation.