TORONTO, March 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Softchoice, a leading North American IT solutions and managed services provider, is pleased to announce it has once again been named to CRN's Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors such as Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, IBM, Microsoft, and VMware.
"Being named to the Tech Elite 250 gives credence to our continuous efforts to build the best team in the industry and the deepest relationships with partners and our customers," said David MacDonald, President and CEO, Softchoice. "As IT solutions grow more integrated and complex, we pride ourselves on bringing world-class, differentiated offerings to market that help our customers stay on top of their IT environments and ahead of the latest IT trends."
In addition to being recognized by partners such as Microsoft, Cisco, Dell and VMware, Softchoice is also ranked prominently on CRN's Solution Provider 500, Computer Dealer News' Top 100 Solution Providers, the MSPmentor501 global ranking of managed service providers, and the Talkin' Cloud 100 global list of cloud solution providers.
To compile the annual list, The Channel Company's research group and CRN editors work together to identify the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the North American IT channel. Companies who have obtained these elite designations— which enable solution providers to deliver premium products, services and customer support—are then selected from a pool of online applicants.
"The solution providers selected for our annual Tech Elite 250 list have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained strong industry credibility by earning some of the most difficult IT certifications available from top technology vendors," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "Attainment of these exclusive certifications strengthens the channel as a whole by invigorating partnerships and enabling the delivery of exceptional customer service. We congratulate each of these organizations and look forward to their continued success."
As a leading North American provider of IT solutions and managed services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to the technology includes solution design, implementation, asset management and cloud services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 1,300 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.
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For further information: Media Contact: Joel Hoidas, Communications Manager, Softchoice, Phone: 416-588-9002 ext. 222590, Email: Joel.Hoidas@softchoice.com