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Corporate Technologies Named to CRN’s 2013 List of Tech Elite 250

Third Annual List recognizes IT Solution Providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications in North America

Minneapolis, MN, February 20, 2013 – Corporate Technologies LLC today 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.

Corporate Technologies has over 280 employees, 150 of which are technicians, systems and network engineers that support customers in 6 markets. Engineers and sales staff are continuously training and earning new certifications from the industries’ major technology manufacturers including: HP, Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, IBM, CompTia, EMC, VMware and Symantec. As a result of our multi-vendor authorizations, Corporate Technologies has the expertise needed to meet the information technology requirements of our customers in a rapidly changing industry.

“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.”

“Technology continues to be the driving force behind the innovative changes in productivity for businesses.  Corporate Technologies is committed to developing strong partner relationships with our vendors so we can continue to deliver the latest technology solutions to our customers. We are honored to be named to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list again this year,” said Jim Griffith, CEO of Corporate Technologies.

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 Corporate Technologies LLC
Corporate Technologies is a leading provider of managed I.T. solutions to businesses and institutions in Minnesota, North Dakota, Idaho, Southern California, Michigan and New Jersey. With 32 years of experience and over 280 employees strong, Corporate Technologies is able to support their customers on a national level. Corporate Technologies offers a wide range of IT solutions, including: managed IT services, cloud services, staffing, voice and data systems, storage and virtualization, consulting and networking solutions. For additional information on Corporate Technologies visitwww.gocorptech.com or call (866) 363-4628.

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Contacts:
Laura Barbrick
Corporate Technologies LLC
616.464.9728
laura.barbrick@gocorptech.com

Betzi Hanc
UBM Tech Channel
508.416.1182
betzi.hanc@ubm.com