Vital Support Systems Named to CRN's Solution Provider 500 List Annual List Ranks North America's Top 500 Technology Integrators DES MOINES, IA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/13 -- Vital Support Systems, an information technology company providing network and systems solutions, today announced it has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel as part of CRN's 2013 Solution Provider 500 list. The list identifies the top technology integrators in the U.S.A. and Canada based on revenue size. Formerly known as the "VAR 500", the Solution Provider 500 (SP500) ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales, and managed IT services. Vital placed #100 in the 2013 annual ranking; in 2012, the company was #194. "We are excited to have moved up to number 100 on the CRN list of top solution providers," says Jeff Sparling, CEO, Vital Support Systems. "Moving up 94 spots demonstrates the trust and confidence our customers have in our products and experienced employees. We will continue to put our customers first and deliver the IT solutions that best meet their needs." "We aim to highlight the 'best of the best' among the channel community, and the Solution Provider 500 is no exception. Now in its 18th year, this prestigious list serves as a valuable industry resource to help end users quickly identify top performers and make the most well-informed choices for their business," said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. "The companies listed have a forward-thinking approach to solutions sales. They are also highly dedicated to putting their customers' needs first to accelerate the adoption of innovative technology and drive immediate results. We congratulate Vital Support Systems for making this year's list and look forward to covering their continued success." The 2013 Solution Provider 500 list category awards will be presented at the BoB thought leadership conference in October. A sampling of the 2013 SP500 list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com. The complete list of 500 companies will be available in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8. Vital offers a comprehensive suite of products and services, including: managed services, planning, engine ering, procurement, and installation. The company also provides management of IT infrastructure solutions from world-class hardware and software vendors such as Cisco, EMC, Hewlett Packard, VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix. Vital provides a wide range of IT solutions, including colocation, disaster recovery, ReliaCloud(TM) cloud services, and data security services to businesses throughout the Midwest. For more information, visit vitalsite.com. About Vital Support Systems Founded in 2001, Vital Support Systems is an information technology company providing network and systems solutions, cloud infrastructure, colocation and managed services to businesses nationwide. Vital Support Systems provides the most flexible infrastructure options in the industry -- on-premise, colocated in one of our Tier 3 data centers, or in the cloud, using ReliaCloud(TM) Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). In addition, Vital partners with global leaders, such as Cisco, Citrix, EMC, HP, Microsoft, VMware and others to design, procure, implement, or manage mission critical solutions. To provide an even more comprehensive range of IT services, Vital joined TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC (TDS HMS) in June 2012. Visit vitalsite.com for more information. TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC is the parent company of OneNeck(R) IT Services Corp., Vital Support Systems, and VISI Incorporated. TDS HMS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems Inc., is growing rapidly and now employs more than 500 people throughout the U.S. TDS HMS companies specialize in engineering and management of IT infrastructure, including: hosted application management, managed hosting, and ReliaCloud(TM) enterprise cloud services. TDS HMS owns and operates Tier 3 data centers in Iowa, Minn., and Wis. Visit oneneck.com, vitalsite.com, visi.com and reliacloud.com for more information. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS), a Fortune 500(R) company, provides wireless; broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 7 million customers nationwide through its business units, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecommunications Corp., and TDS Hosted & Managed Services. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employs more than 12,300 people. For investment information, visit teldta.com. About UBM Tech Channel UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech 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. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UBMTechChannel UBM plc (www.ubm.com) UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, contact: Betzi-Lynn Hanc UBM Tech Channel 508-416-1182 firstname.lastname@example.org Cindy Tomlinson TDS HMS Vital Support Systems 608-664-4471 email@example.com
Vital Support Systems Named to CRN's Solution Provider 500 List
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