Waltham, MA, March 3, 2011 – NWN Corporation, a leading systems integration company, announced
today that the company has been named to the inaugural CRN Tech Elite 250. The Tech Elite 250
serves as the industry’s definitive list of VARs with both deep technical expertise and premier
certifications. NWN has been recognized as a best-of-breed integrator who has invested in technical
know-how and earned premier certifications in the areas of data centers and infrastructure for North
CRN Editors worked with solution providers and outside experts to define the most important technical
certifications in the market today. By mapping certifications against the key technology opportunities as
defined by CRN’s State of the Market study and Midmarket study, the Tech Elite 250 recognizes the
VARs most committed to helping customers innovate while reducing costs.
“The Tech Elite 250 recognizes an elite group of VARs who are successfully navigating the dynamic IT
channel market,” said Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director at Everything Channel. “By
adapting to new customer purchasing patterns and redefining best practices, these solution providers
are delivering the strategies and value customers demand to compete in today’s competitive economic
NWN CEO Mont Phelps stated “We place the bar high when it comes to certifications because it enables
us to best serve our customers. We currently have 550 employees yet over 600 certifications – with
more to come.”
About NWN Corporation
NWN Corporation helps clients solve business problems through technology. The company provides clients with a complete range of information system services and solutions. These include data center and virtualization; network infrastructure; collaboration; client computing lifecycle management; application development, security, IT staffing; and managed services.
NWN is a substantial corporation with more than 550 employees in 14 offices in the US and one in China. The company has been recognized as one of the fastest growing IT solutions companies in the country, ranking fifth in CRN magazine’s most recent annual survey. NWN is privately held and woman-owned.
NWN’s clients include private and public sector organizations in almost every line of work. It provides solutions to universities, PreK-12 districts and schools, financial institutions, manufacturers, hospitals, retailers, professional service providers, and state and local government agencies.
About Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.
About United Business Media Limited
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM’s businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities — from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists — with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.