Roseville, California, March 31, 2017 – Quest Technology Management [How can we help?®], announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Quest to its 2017 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors.
In compiling the annual Tech Elite 250 list, CRN editors and The Channel Company’s research group work together to identify the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the North American IT channel and the solution providers that have obtained these elite designations, thus enabling these solution providers to deliver premium services, products, and customer support.
“At Quest, we’re deeply committed to sustaining both the breadth and depth of technical expertise that’s so critically important in ensuring our ability to support our customers’ business goals,” said Tim Burke, Quest President and CEO. “For nearly 35 years, we’ve invested in our professional staff’s continuing technical education and credentialing, which has become even more essential as information technologies evolve at today’s accelerated pace.
“From certifications in network architectures, virtualization, cloud computing, and managed services,” Burke noted, “to security, unified communications, storage, project management, computer forensics, and more – not to mention industry-specific certifications – Quest professionals are equipped with top credentials to operate at the leading edge of information technology in service of our customers’ needs.”
Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, added, “This exclusive, ambitious group of solution providers boasts some of the most advanced IT certifications available from top technology suppliers. They have adapted impressively to major changes in the IT channel, especially the shift to a more services-driven market, by expanding their skill sets and sharpening both their technical and customer service expertise. Congratulations to our 2017 list, whose robust investment in their organizations has earned them yet another elite designation – the CRN Tech Elite 250.”
Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.crn.com/techelite250.
About Quest Technology Management
A three-time CRN Triple Crown Award Winner, Quest is a worldwide leader in technology management, offering a portfolio of professional, cloud, and managed services as well as co-location. In addition to the Quest Cloud Platform™, which delivers hyperscale public cloud capabilities, Quest operates a global network of secure global Service Delivery Centers that provide hybrid cloud/managed services/on-site configurations focused on security, disaster recovery, business continuity, data backup and replication, desktops as a service, and infrastructure as a service.
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About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with its dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, the organization connects and empowers technology suppliers, solution providers, and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, The Channel Company draws from its deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.