In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with The Channel Company’s research group to define the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the IT channel. These technical certifications – from vendors including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware, and Symantec – have enabled solution providers to deliver the most premium products, service and support to their North American customers.
Meridian Group International is an organization of companies focused on helping businesses in many different industries optimize the value of their IT investments. “Since our start in 1979, we have been enhancing our portfolio to offer the most comprehensive range of technology and expertise,” stated Tim McDermott, President of MAC Source Communications, a Meridian Group company. “Moving up again this year reinforces for us that we’re providing our customers with the products and services that are most important to their business. Collectively, the companies hold hundreds of advanced certifications and we continually invest in attracting and retaining top engineering talent to bring greater business value to our customers.”
“The solution providers highlighted on our annual Tech Elite 250 have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained industry credibility by investing in the IT certifications necessary to stay competitive and deliver the highest level of service to their customers, “ said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “These featured solution providers have enhanced and strengthened their partnerships by earning some of the most difficult certifications from some of the biggest names in IT. We congratulate these organizations and look forward to their continued success.” Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 was featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.
About Meridian Group International
Meridian Group International is an organization of companies specializing in IT infrastructure, security and compliance, cloud/hosting, mobility, unified communications, social business, and equipment lease financing. By leveraging the power of the group, Meridian Group companies help businesses optimize the value of their IT investments through a wide portfolio of technology offerings and deployment models. Since 1979, Meridian Group has experienced continuous profitability and growth through companies known as Meridian Leasing, Meridian IT United Kingdom, MAC Source, Meridian IT Inc., Concat AG, Meridian IT Australia, and Meridian IT Singapore. Discover more at www.onlinemeridian.com
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com