ABOUT US

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Austin Tele-Services (Genesis ATS) is an equipment and service provider to Fortune 500 and major carrier customers in the US and internationally. Genesis ATS "lifecycle" approach starts by providing new, pre-owned and surplus IP network, telecom and mobility equipment from the world's leading OEMs. Next, Genesis ATS provides true lifecycle management solutions, from install/decommission, logistics support, field engineering and network transformation services, to IntelliNet™, the intelligent alternative to OEM sparing & maintenance programs. Finally, Genesis ATS closes the loop with specialized asset valuation & recovery and disposal/recycling services, ensuring maximum financial return on excess network assets or disposal according to the highest international standards.

Genesis ATS also partners with leading OEMs and carriers to provide end-to-end mobile device management solutions, including device and data plan procurement, complex staging & kitting services and advanced exchange/warranty replacement programs designed to support your growing mobile workforce.

 

QUICK FACTS

 

GLOBAL CAPABILITIES

Genesis ATS has a technical and services operational footprint supporting North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Genesis ATS is headquartered in the US, with operational facilities in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Seoul, Korea.

World Map
  • North America
    Genesis ATS is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
  • UK & EU
    Genesis ATS owns ATS Global, located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ATS Global serves as the base for providing business and technical services to customers throughout the UK and the 27 EU countries. ATS Global has logistics facilities in Amsterdam, Netherlands, providing full service capabilities to the EU.
  • Asia-Pacific (APAC)
    Genesis ATS owns ATS Korea, located in Seoul, Korea. ATS Korea serves as the base for providing business and technical services to customers throughout the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
 

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS & AWARDS

Genesis ATS maintains certified and audited facilities which adhere to the highest international quality standards for quality, safety and environmental impact, including:

ISO 9001
 
ISO 9001

The ISO 9000 family addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO's best known standards. The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer's requirements, and that quality is consistently improved.

Key advantages of ISO 9001 Certification:

  • Minimizes mistakes
  • Improves reporting and communications
  • Better quality products and service
  • More reliable production scheduling and delivery
  • Standards maintained by annual assessments

Reference: iso.org

ISO 14001
 
ISO 14001

ISO 14001 was developed to provide a management system to help organizations reduce their environmental impact. The standard provides the framework for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to the environmental by:

  • Reducing harmful effects on the environment
  • Providing evidence of continual improvement of Environmental Management

Reference: iso.org

OHSAS 18001
 
OHSAS 18001

The OHSAS 18001 standard is internationally accepted as a method of assessing and auditing occupational health and safety management systems. Developed by leading trade and international standards bodies, it provides a framework for organizations to instigate proper and effective management of health & safety in the workplace.

Reference: sgsgroup.us.com

TL 9000
 
TL 9000

The TL 9000 standard is a global standard and two-part quality system with significant management and measurement components. TL 9000 is the telecom industry's unique extension to ISO 9001:2008.

Key advantages of TL 9000 Certification:

  • Demonstrated commitment to product quality and customer value through focus on cycle-time reductions, on-time deliveries, return rates, reliability and defect elimination
  • Significant cost savings of on-site inspections
  • Regular performance data for analysis against industry benchmarks and objective product or supplier evaluations provided by the Registration Management System (RMS)

Reference: tl9000.org

Responsible Recycling (R2)
 
Responsible Recycling (R2)

R2 is the leading standard for electronics repair and recycling. The R2 standard provides a common set of processes, safety measures and documentation requirements for businesses that repair and recycle used electronics. R2 is rigorously and independently audited, emphasizing quality, safety and transparency.

Key advantages of R2 Certification:

  • Promotes safe and effective recovery and reuse of electronic equipment and materials
  • Guards downstream control of the recycling chain
  • Minimizes environmental and public health risks
  • Demonstrates compliance with domestic and international laws
  • Minimizes liability and encourages reduced insurance costs for recyclers
  • Assists original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) with due diligence for their end-of-life electronics
  • Instills public confidence through certified third party review

Reference: export.gov

RoHS WEEE
 
RoHS WEEE

Companies selling electrical and electronic goods in the European Union must conform to the EU legislation for electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), which includes:

  • The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE), which sets out the financial and other responsibilities of EEE producers with regard to the collection and recycling of waste from a broad range of EEE at their end of life.
  • The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS), which bans the use of certain hazardous substances (such as lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium and some polybrominated flame retardants) in EEE.
  • Significant cost savings of on-site inspections
  • Regular performance data for analysis against industry benchmarks and objective product or supplier evaluations provided by the Registration Management System (RMS)

Reference: export.gov

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

OPERATIONS & PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATIONS

  • PMP - Project Management Professional
  • ITIL - IT Service Management

TECHNICAL & ENGINEERING CERTIFICATIONS

  • CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • CCDA - Cisco Certified Design Associate
  • CCNA Wireless - Cisco Certified Network Associate Wireless
  • CCNA Security - Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS v2.0)
  • CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • CCDP - Cisco Certified Design Professional
  • CCAI - Cisco Certified Academy Instructor
  • BCNE - Brocade Certified Network Engineer
  • BCND - Brocade Certified Network Designer
  • BCNP - Brocade Certified Network Professional
  • Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration 10.8
  • Lucent Certification - DMX Series Operations, Administration, Maintenance and Provisioning (OAMP)
  • Nortel Certification - Optera Metro Series Operations, Administration, Maintenance and Provisioning (OAMP)
  • ShoreTel Certification - ST13 - Implementing ShoreTel IP System
  • Satellite Communication Technology Technician - Military
  • ESSA - Electronic System Security Assessment Analyst - Military
  • Operations Intel Analyst - Military
  • Secret/SSBI - Secret Security Clearance - Military
 

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Kirk Miller, President
KIRK MILLER
PRESIDENT

Kirk Miller co-founded Austin Tele-Services after having held leadership positions in the broadband and communications industries since 1984.

Before Genesis ATS, Kirk helped launch Envenergy in Santa Barbara, California. Kirk was Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Envenergy, a technology company delivering real-time facility information securely across the internet and private networks. Prior to Envenergy, Kirk was Vice President of Sales at ViaLight Corporation in Seattle. Kirk led their efforts in securing and negotiating fiber to the user (FTTU) joint venture agreements with major developers, energy utilities and communication companies. These joint ventures focused on the deployment of commercial and residential broadband networks and services. From 1995-2000, Kirk led Cabletron System’s Western US Telco sales efforts. He was responsible for executive level management of the SBC, Qwest, GTE and Microsoft accounts. His teams coordinated large multi-state deployments of communication equipment and network management services.

Kirk is experienced in the Fortune 500 sales arena and has a strong focus on customer satisfaction. He attended The School of Petroleum Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

 

EXECUTIVE STAFF