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cStor Named One of 2016 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN

Tech Elite 250 list recognizes IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications

crn_tech_elite_250Scottsdale, Ariz. Mar 30, 2016 – cStor announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named cStor to its 2016 Tech Elite 250 list. 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.

cStor is dedicated to providing our employees with ongoing technical training and certification from industry-leading vendors. We view this as a commitment to our clients, providing them with greater value and ensuring them that we are on top of the latest standards and technology.

“We’re honored to be chosen for the Tech Elite 250,” commented Larry Gentry, cStor President and CEO. “Since our inception, we have focused on providing our employees with in-depth training and certification programs. When combined with our employees’ extensive, hands-on technical experience, cStor is well equipped to develop and implement the forward-thinking solutions needed to solve our clients’ greatest IT challenges.”

“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.”

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at

About cStor
cStor helps companies strategize, create, and implement data center and cloud solutions that help clients use IT to enable business transformation, reduce costs and gain competitive advantage. cStor’s proven capabilities with key data center and cloud technologies give clients the ability to collaborate with certified experts, and the confidence to move business forward faster and more efficiently than ever before. cStor serves clients across the southwest region with a focused, collaborative approach and superior results. For more information, visit

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.

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