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Q: Company References and backgound ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Company References and backgound
Category: Business and Money > Small Businesses
Asked by: directpc-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 26 Jul 2004 14:38 PDT
Expires: 25 Aug 2004 14:38 PDT
Question ID: 379358
Any good and bad references about the following company:
Ardent Technical Service, Inc.
3949 Whitebrook Drive
Memphis, TN 38118

So far I have found only this:
Subject: Re: Company References and backgound
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 27 Jul 2004 17:11 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars

There isn't a great deal of information available on Ardent Technical
Services -- which certainly isn't unusual for a small-ish company --
but what there is looks generally positive.

The Better Business Bureau maintains a file on Ardent, and views them
in a fairly favorable light, even though Ardent isn't a BBB member.

Here are some excerpts from the BBB report, which can be seen in its entirety at:


BBB Reliability Report
Ardent Technical Services
3949 Whitebrook Dr
Memphis, TN 38118

General Information

Business Start Date: November 1997 
Principal: Mr. Dave Shoro, President  
Customer Service Contact: Mr. Dave Shoro, President  
Phone Number: (901) 869-6645 
Fax Number: (901) 869-6646 

BBB Membership

This company is not a member of this Better Business Bureau. 

...Based on BBB files this company has a satisfactory record with the
Bureau. To have a satisfactory record with the Bureau, a company must
be in business for at least 12 months, properly and promptly address
matters referred to it by the Bureau, and be free from an unusual
volume or pattern of complaints and law enforcement action involving
its marketplace conduct. In addition, the Bureau must have a clear
understanding of the company's business and no concerns about its


I checked an offline source of financial information on companies, and
found Ardent listed with sale in the $0.5-1.0 million range.  There
was no credit rating given for the company, but again, this is not
unusual for a small sized firm.


There is no mention of the company -- either positive or negative --
in a search of Tennessee newspaper records.

Nor were there any lawsuits that I could find in the online
Lexis-Nexis database regarding Ardent Technologies.

As for the article in the link you referenced...I must admit, I found
it a bit confusing.  It sounded like Ardent was left holding the bag
when Nexar went belly-up, but the article didn't seem particularly
critical of Ardent.

I hope this is the information you needed regarding Ardent Technical Services.  

Before rating this answer, please let me know if anything here is not
clear, or if you need additional information.  Just post a Request for
Clarification, and I'll be happy to assist you further.


search strategy:  Used bookmarked sites to find BBB and related information.
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