Tech Elite 250 List Honors the Highest-Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications
CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. — March 31, 2020 — Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that it has been named to the 2020 Tech Elite 250 by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. This annual list acknowledges the top tier of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size.
“We understand the importance and market advantage we gain by continually investing in our people,” said Red River Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Tim Rod. “Achieving industry certifications and OEM specializations enables Red River to deliver the technology transformation our customers need to meet their business objectives and mission goals. It’s an honor to be recognized by CRN for these accomplishments.”
Red River holds the highest levels of certifications from an array of industry-leading OEMs, including Cisco Master Security and Master Collaboration Specializations, and has been a Cisco Gold Partner for the past 12 years. In the last year, Red River has earned AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, AWS Managed Service Provider Partner and has achieved the AWS Government Competency, among others. The company’s technical certifications have also earned it top-tier partner status from many OEMs, including: Dell Titanium, NetApp Star, F5 Gold, Splunk Elite, Riverbed Elite and VMware Premier. Red River holds more than 1,000 individual technical certifications across the company.
“Solution providers that continue to pursue vendor certifications and extend their skillsets across various technologies and IT practices are proving their commitment to delivering the greatest business value to their customers through an incomparable level of service,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Our CRN Tech Elite 250 list recognizes leading solution providers with expansive technical knowledge and esteemed certifications for exactly that reason.”