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

Simi Valley, CA February 21st, 2013 – AllConnected 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.

AllConnected’s certifications and partnership levels include: Cisco Premier Partner with the Data Center Architecture and Small Business Specializations, Microsoft Silver Partner with Server & Small Business Competencies, Citrix Silver Partner, VMWare Enterprise Partner, and a Dell/Compellent Enterprise Partner.

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 are very pleased to be recognized on CRN’s Tech Elite 250 this year. One of our core values as a company is ‘Expertise’, and AllConnected has always been committed to investing a significant amount in our employees to maintain the many certifications we hold in the IT industry. When we utilize smart business architectures and vendor best practices as a foundation for the infrastructure we deploy, our clients benefit with better performing, more secure, and more reliable networks. Such certifications also enable us to better service clients who require regulatory compliance such as HIPAA, PCI, FINRA).” By Alan McDonald, President & CEO, AllConnected

About AllConnected

At AllConnected, we help businesses, schools and healthcare organizations overcome their three biggest fears: security breaches, data loss and downtime. We create and test their business continuity and data recovery plans—long before disaster strikes—so they’re fully prepared for the unexpected. We also solve IT headaches for companies with limited resources. By serving as their outsourced IT staff, we free up their time so they can focus on more strategic business priorities.

We also specialize in the architecture of cloud computing with a strict focus on disaster recovery and business continuity for any size business. Utilizing thin client technologies, server virtualization, advanced replication, and our own in-house dataConnect service, AllConnected can help your business ensure that information is always available.

About UBM Tech Channel

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Angela Mena

AllConnected
4514 Ish Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93063
805-526-1455 x116
angelam@allconnected.com

Betzi Hanc

UBM Tech Channel
508.416.1182
betzi.hanc@ubm.com