Concord, CA – April 9, 2019 – LightRiver, the premier optical network integration solution provider for next generation, multi-vendor, Factory Built Networks® and netFLEX®, Transport Domain Orchestration Software solutions, announces today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named LightRiver to its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors a select group of North American solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size. These companies have distinguished themselves with multiple, top-level IT certifications, specializations, and partner program designations from the industry’s most prestigious technology providers.
“CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list recognizes solution providers with extensive technical knowledge and premier certifications,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Pursuit of vendor certifications and broader skill sets in a wide range of technologies and IT practices, proves a solution provider is committed to delivering maximum business value from those technologies and giving their customers the highest level of service.”
To compile this 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 earned these elite designations— which enable solution providers to deliver premium products, services and customer support—are then selected from a pool of online applicants.
“LightRiver is overjoyed to be recognized as part of CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list,” comments Dean Campbell, Chief Technology Officer, LightRiver. “At LightRiver, we strive to be the very best and train the very best. Our partner certifications are the driver behind our success in being the premier provider of next generation, multi-vendor, Factory Built Networks® and netFLEX®, vendor neutral, Optical Domain Control Software solutions.”
Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com/TechElite250.