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Kovarus 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

SAN RAMON, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kovarus, Inc., a leading systems integrator specializing in increasing IT efficiency by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions, 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.

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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.

"Kovarus has established a proven track record of client satisfaction based on its technical excellence and extensive industry experience," said Peter Castaldi, principal and co-founder of Kovarus. "We are pleased to be recognized by CRN as part of the Tech Elite 250 and look forward to continuing to serve our customers with the highest level of IT expertise and industry-leading certifications."

Kovarus maintains a rigorous commitment to training and certification in data center technologies from multiple vendors. The Kovarus technical team is cross-certified in a variety of disciplines and thoroughly understands how the integration of each technology component is essential to a successful strategy. Kovarus has been chosen as a premier partner by leading technology companies including VMware, EMC and Cisco, and has helped a wide range of private and public sector customers drive business innovation and success.


"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."

About Kovarus
Kovarus focuses on increasing IT efficiency for their clients by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions. The company's holistic approach to helping customers deliver IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) focuses on the people, process, and technologies for enabling IT management and service delivery. This includes deep expertise in data center technologies, including: virtualization, server, storage, networking and cloud computing. Kovarus enables its customers to dramatically simplify their IT operating model and cost-effectively deliver the resources their organizations need to succeed in today's highly competitive environment. 

Kovarus has been chosen as a premier partner by leading technology companies including VMware, EMC, and Cisco, and has successfully helped a wide range of private and public sector customers drive business innovation and success. Founded in 2003, Kovarus is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with additional locations in Sacramento, Seattle, and Denver. For more information on Kovarus, please visit www.kovarus.com.

About UBM Tech Channel
UBM Tech Channel 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. UBM Tech Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ubmtechchannel.

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