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Continental Resources Named to CRN’s 2013 List of Tech Elite 250

February 27, 2013

Contacts Betzi Hanc                        Rachel Cuomo

UBM Tech Channel                          Continental Resources

508.416.1182                                  781-533-0305

betzi.hanc@ubm.com                      rcuomo@conres.com

    Continental Resources Named to CRN’s 2013 List of Tech Elite 250


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


Bedford MA, March 4, 2013 – Continental Resources (ConRes) 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.

ConRes consultants have the expertise to examine IT infrastructure and data center capabilities from every angle – both technical and business. Their goal is to build an IT infrastructure that delivers business growth while maintaining an optimal level of technical support and environment management. As a Hybrid IT℠ services/solutions provider, ConRes has both experience and technical expertise across a broad spectrum of products. The ConRes engineering team holds over 350 technical certifications and average over 8 years experience.

“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.”

“As a Systems and Network Integrator, we strive not to be just a consultant to our customers, but an extension of their organization,” says Louis Novakis, Professional Services Director at ConRes. “We do this by obtaining extensive training and certifications for all of the vendor products and solutions we sell and implement.”

To view a sample list of winners visit www.CRN.com or view the February issue of the print magazine. View the full list in the CRN Tech News app, available for the iPad at http://go.crn.com/TE250-13 and for Windows 8 devices at http://go.crn.com/CRNWin8.

About ConRes

ConRes is a Hybrid IT℠ services/solutions provider that combines the broad product choice and logistics services of a distributor with the support and engineering services of a traditional VAR. ConRes delivers enterprise-class solutions to I.T. Professionals in business, government and academia. Solutions range from virtualization, disaster recovery, BYOD, wireless, unified computing, networking, security, storage, and private cloud to UNIX®, Linux, and Windows®. Ranked #65 on the CRN Solution Provider 500 (formerly the VAR 500). A WBENC-certified woman-owned business.

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