Annual Award Program Recognizes Standout Solution Providers
CHICAGO – October 10, 2016 – IDS, a leading data center technology integrator and cloud services provider, has been honored by The Channel Company with the esteemed 2016 CRN® Triple Crown Award. Fewer than 60 North American solution providers had the necessary revenue, growth and technical expertise to be recognized on three of CRN’s pre-eminent solution provider lists, earning them the Triple Crown Award this year.
CRN assembles lists and rankings each year to recognize solution providers who are setting the bar in the IT industry, including the Solution Provider 500, which lists the largest solution providers in North America by revenue; the Fast Growth 150, which ranks the fastest-growing solution providers; and the Tech Elite 250, which recognizes solution providers that have received the highest-level certifications from leading vendors.
A company must simultaneously have enough revenue to be ranked on the Solution Provider 500 list, record double- or triple-digit growth for recognition on the Fast Growth 150, and invest heavily in top certifications to attain Tech Elite 250 status.
“All of us at IDS are incredibly proud to be recognized as a CRN Triple Crown winner for the second straight year. Not only does this mean we were named to three of CRN’s top solution provider lists, but it truly illustrates our team’s successes in the most important areas to our clients,” said Matt Massick, CEO of IDS. “We continue to experience impressive growth by being a leader in disruptive technologies such as cloud enablement and federated enterprise architecture, while building upon our strong client relationships. We are honored by this distinction and look forward to continued success.”
“The solution provider organizations receiving CRN’s 2016 Triple Crown Award have risen to the top of their class in not one or two, but three major categories: They are channel leaders in certification, revenue and growth,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “We commend the extraordinary series of achievements that earned each of them a spot on CRN’s premier solution provider lists and look forward to their continued innovation and leadership.”
The 2016 Triple Crown Award winners will be featured in the October issue of CRN and can be viewed online at www.crn.com/triplecrown.
IDS is a data center technology integrator and cloud services provider backed by an award-winning IT consulting practice. IDS works with a select list of industry leading technology partners to deliver custom IT solutions. Primary areas of focus are storage, data protection, disaster recovery, data analytics, virtualization, mobility, networking, servers, security, managed services, and cloud. Since its founding in 2002, IDS has experienced incredible growth and is recognized for its forward thinking solutions that provide improved efficiency, flexibility, performance and competitive advantage. Learn more at www.idsforward.com.
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