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Carrier Access, Inc. Receives 2018 Tech Elite 250 Award

Feb. 10, 2018 - Carrier Access, Inc. a leader in business technology solutions, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Carrier Access to its 2018 Tech Elite 250 list. This list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size.

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. Companies who have obtained these elite designations— which enable solution providers to deliver premium products, services and customer support—are then selected from a pool of online applicants.


“Being named to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list is no small feat,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “These companies have distinguished themselves with multiple, top-level IT certifications, specializations and partner program designations from the industry’s most prestigious technology providers. Their pursuit of deep expertise and broader skill sets in a wide range of technologies and IT practices demonstrates an impressive commitment to elevating their businesses—and to providing the best possible customer experience.”

“Carrier Access, Inc. has always focused on professional development,” said Shane Stark, Director of Channel Relations. “We’re honored to be included on CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list for the first time. It’s definitely a team effort – from our sales and service levels to our partnerships with vendors, and most importantly our partnerships with clients is what sets us apart in the industry.”

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at

About Carrier Access,  Inc.

Carrier Access is a premier technology solutions provider serving customers spanning the SMB to Enterprise market. With a suite of products centered around Connectivity, Technology and Lifecycle Management, Carrier Access has the expertise to surpass customer expectations and help organizations achieve tremendous success. The Carrier Access philosophy: “We believe that businesses thrive when they focus on their core competency, ours is technology.” For more information, visit

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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