OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xantrion Inc. announced it has been named to CRN's third annual list of the Tech Elite 250. Companies on the 2013 Tech Elite 250 list represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications in the IT Channel for data center or cloud.
In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with the UBM Tech Channel research group and a team of outside experts to define the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the IT channel. These technical certifications have enabled solution providers to deliver the most premium products, service and support to their North American customers.
Xantrion invests heavily in its training and technical certification efforts. Employees are provided with over two weeks of formal training per year as well as funding and time off to attend industry conferences or courses of particular interest to them. Certifications are required for advancement within the firm. As a result we have been recognized by key industry vendors such as Microsoft, VMWare, RedHat, Citrix, Dell and Sonicwall as preferred partners and vendors of their products.
"The 2013 Tech Elite 250 list recognizes an exclusive group of solution providers that have invested in training and technical know-how to help their customers understand the benefits of some of the most sophisticated technology deployments in the market – and have shown a dedication to helping customers innovate while reducing costs," said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director at UBM Tech Channel. "By identifying and adapting to the skills and training needed to best serve today's customers, members of the Tech Elite 250 have proven their commitment to delivering the products and services that today's customers value most."
"We feel training is a critical part of being in the technology business because technology is constantly evolving," said Anne Bisagno, President, Xantrion Inc. "It is gratifying to have our dedication recognized."
To view a sample list of winners visit www.CRN.com or view the February issue of the print magazine. View the full list in the CRN Tech News app, available for the iPad at http://go.crn.com/TE250-13 and for Windows 8 devices at http://go.crn.com/CRNWin8.
About Xantrion Inc.
Xantrion delivers personalized I.T. services, ranging from computer network design to server hosting, for small and midsized companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company's consultative approach, 24/7 help desk, fixed fees, and 99.95% average system availability make it a dependable partner for both one-time projects and ongoing I.T. support. To learn more, visit www.xantrion.com.
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