NEW YORK, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $7.5 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, announced today that it has been named to the 2016 Tech Elite 250 list by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, for the sixth consecutive year. 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.
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.
Ranked among the top 10 IT service providers in North America on CRN's Solution Provider 500 list, Dimension Data provides clients with a complete range of integrated IT services, from data center and public, private and hybrid cloud to network monitoring and management, collaboration, security and enterprise mobility. Dimension Data holds more than 7,100 ITIL Foundation-certified individuals, 2,200 data center certifications, over 5,800 networking certifications worldwide and is a key partner to some of the world's leading technology companies, including Cisco, Dell, EMC, FireEye, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and VMware.
"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."
"Our clients are seeking technology solutions, services and best practices that will help them turn IT into a strategic business asset," said Jim Hirt, SVP, Marketing and Alliances for Dimension Data Americas. "Our inclusion on CRN's Tech Elite 250 list for the sixth year in a row underscores our steadfast commitment to addressing this need by continuously strengthening our relationships with the world's leading technology vendors and achieving the deepest levels of skill and expertise to help clients gain a competitive edge."
Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.crn.com.
About Dimension Data
Dimension Data harnesses the transformative power of technology to help organizations achieve great things in the digital era. As a member of the NTT Group, we focus on digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, cybersecurity, and network as the platform. With a turnover of USD 7.5 billion and offices in 58 countries, we deliver services wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey. Accelerate your ambition. Visit us at http://www.dimensiondata.com/en-US and www.facebook.com/DimensionDataAmericas or follow us on Twitter: @DimensionDataAM.
About the Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com
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