Berg & Associates, based in Lafayette, La., specializes in providing custom database solutions that increase productivity. Established in 1987, the company provides complete database consulting services, including needs assessment, system design, programming, data conversion, training, update services and ongoing support. Its services include single-user applications, department wide client-server systems and front ends for miniframe and mainframe corporate information systems, using Windows or Macintosh workstations. Berg & Associates also offer a full-range of services for linking databases to the World Wide Web and corporate intranets. It also offers traditional username and password protection for Internet accessible database system, and provides data-encryption that prevents wire-tappers from entering the system.