Dazed by the growing number of options and confused by high-pressure sales pitches, some community bankers are turning to technology consultants.

"Hiring a consultant provides the necessary hand-holding, or courage, needed to make tough technology choices," said Keith Chambers, chief financial officer at Austin Bancorp Inc. of Jacksonville, Tex.

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