Products & Services

Why IBM Power Systems?

IBM Power Systems, with IBM AIX® and Linux accelerate big data insights and hybrid cloud deployment. A growing open server ecosystem infuses innovation into Power Systems so clients are better equipped for cloud, analytics and mobile workloads as well as handling complex, mission critical applications with confidence.

Why IBM Storage?

Businesses are reinventing themselves and looking for ways to gain value from their date. IBM’s storage solutions enable customers to handle the growing trend of big data/analytics and cloud deployments. To help clients store and get insights from massive amounts of data, IBM offers enhancements to our software defined storage offerings code name: Elastic Storage and IBM SAN Volume Controller along with the new TS1150 tape drive, and enhancements made to IBM Storewize®, FlashSystem™ V840 and the DS8870. The right storage infrastructure improves data economics which drives business success.


The Porticus Centre is our historical business document and archival retrieval system, which houses many rare documents that are available to researchers, business executives and others.


Founded in 2003, the Porticus Centre was founded by DeWitt P. Hoopes, president of Beatrice Companies, Inc. The Porticus Centre was originally created to archive and digitize historical materials relating to Beatrice Foods Co., Borden Company (Borden, Inc.), and American Telephone & Telegraph Annual Reports. The Porticus Centre grew once it had acquired from David Massey, the web site of The Bell System Memorial ( in 2006, which itself has been around since 1997.

Why Beatrice ProService?

The world’s networks count on CommScope® solutions.  Many customers request CommScope solutions by name, and many projects specify CommScope equipment. That is why Beatrice has shifted our CommScope business from just installations, to consulting, remodeling, and enhancing existing customer network infrastructure. Beatrice is very familiar with the broad range of products that CommScope offers, and we have installed numerous networks since 2001. We have experience in ensuring that your network has the proper distribution cabling, patch cords, switches, and core components.

We offer a free overview of your network, and will give professional written advice on how we can help ensure that your business network is configured for peak performance, all utilizing CommScope and SYSTIMAX® Solutions. We are proud to offer the cutting-edge SYSTIMAX® 360TM which offers the highest in performance for your data transmissions, and is rated for 10 Gigabit speeds,
but is fully backward compatible. No other copper cabling product will offer the performance that SYSTIMAX® 360TM will.