Press Releases: 2017
Datapipe Named to 2017 Tech Elite 250 List by CRN®
Technical certifications reinforce Datapipe’s position as innovative industry leader
Jersey City, NJ – April 20, 2017 – Datapipe, a leader in managed cloud services for the enterprise, announced today it was named to the 2017 Tech Elite 250 list by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. 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, scaled to their company size.
Datapipe’s inclusion on the 2017 Tech Elite 250 list was driven by its multitude of industry partnerships with organizations such as Amazon, Microsoft, Equinix, Oracle, and VMware. The company’s strategic relationships with these industry leaders and the certifications it holds from them demonstrate its dedication to continuously advancing its technical expertise and providing customers with the most cutting-edge solutions for the cloud.
Datapipe certifications from key partners include:
- AWS Exchange Competency
- AWS Managed Service Provider Competency
- AWS Migration Competency
- AWS Oracle Competency
- AWS SharePoint Competency
- AWS Authorized Public Sector Partner
- Dell-EMC Titanium Partner
- Microsoft Gold Hosting
- Microsoft Gold Data Center
- Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform
- Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity
- Microsoft Silver Collaboration and Content
- Microsoft Silver Messaging
- Equinix Platinum Partner
- Oracle Gold Partner
- VMware Premier Service Provider
“This exclusive, ambitious group of solution providers boasts some of the most advanced IT certifications available from top technology suppliers,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They have adapted impressively to major changes in the IT channel, especially the shift to a more services-driven market, by expanding their skill sets and sharpening both their technical and customer service expertise. Congratulations to our 2017 list, whose robust investment in their organizations has earned them yet another elite designation—the CRN Tech Elite 250.”
“In anticipation of our customers’ evolving needs, Datapipe continuously expands our skillsets and solutions through our partners,” said Robb Allen, Datapipe Founder and CEO. “Our placement on the CRN Tech Elite 250 recognizes Datapipe’s leadership and technical expertise as a Managed Service Provider.”
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. Solution providers that have obtained these elite designations—which enable them to deliver premium products, services and customer support—are then selected from a pool of online applicants.
Datapipe’s placement on the Tech Elite 250 follows a string of industry recognitions for the company in 2017. The company recently placed on the CRN MSP 500 list, which features organizations that are delivering innovative approaches to managed services. 2017 was the ninth straight year Datapipe was included on the annual MSP 500 list. Datapipe was also named a winner of the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Sales and Customer Service in the Customer Service Department of the Year – Computer Services category this year, highlighting the company’s continued leadership in customer service. The same month, Datapipe was announced as a recipient of the 2016 Cloud Computing Excellence Award from TMC. In a recent Microsoft invitation only event Datapipe was awarded the most unique data platform offering by Microsoft for its explosive growth in data services. The company was also named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide.
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A next generation MSP, Datapipe is recognized as the pioneer of managed services for public cloud platforms. Datapipe has unique expertise in architecting, migrating, managing and securing public cloud, private cloud, hybrid IT and traditional IT. The world’s most trusted brands partner with Datapipe to optimize mission-critical and day-to-day enterprise IT operations, enabling them to transform, innovate, and scale. Backed by a global team of experienced professionals and world-class interconnected data centers, Datapipe provides comprehensive cloud, compliance, security, governance, automation and DevOps solutions. Gartner named Datapipe a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure MSPs.