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  • AEC Group, Inc. Named One of 2018 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

    AEC Group, Inc. Named One of 2018 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

    Tech Elite 250 list recognizes IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications

    Pittsburgh, PA, April 17, 2018 – AEC Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named AEC Group, Inc. to its 2018 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual 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.”

    “AEC Group is honored to once again be named to CRN’s List of Tech Elite 250, especially amongst such an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers,” said Kennith Rindt, Senior Vice President of Sales and Strategic Alliances at AEC Group. “AEC relentlessly strives to deliver and provide our customers with unmatched service and superior quality by continuously maintaining and investing in our various trainings and certifications.  Improvement is a never ending process and we are always working to improve upon our skills at a level that exceeds both our customer and partner expectations.”

    Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.crn.com/techelite250.

    About AEC Group, Inc.:  AEC Group, Inc. is a Pittsburgh based certified WBE Technology Solutions Provider.  For over 25 years AEC Group, Inc. has been focusing on delivering cloud, managed services, network communication, infrastructure and staffing solutions.  AEC Group, Inc. offers customers a highly skilled, well trained, and dedicated single source for design, consultation, implementation, and support services.  We help organizations ranging in size from the SMB market to the Fortune 100 leverage best-of-breed technologies to address their business challenges.  AEC delivers End-to-End Technology! www.aecgroup.com

     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. www.thechannelco.com

    The Channel Company, LLC. CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

    The Channel Company Contact: Melanie Turpin, The Channel Company, (508) 416-1195, mturpin@thechannelco.com

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  • IGEL Names AEC Group a Platinum Partner

    AEC Group, Inc. Elevated to Top Level of the New IGEL Partner Program

    PITTSBURGH, PA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 12, 2016) – AEC Group, a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and award-winning provider of technology solutions that focuses on delivering infrastructure, virtualization and communications solutions to its customers, today announced that it has been named a Platinum member of the new IGEL Partner Program by IGEL Technology, a world leader in the delivery of powerful workspace management software IGEL OS™-powered thin clients, zero clients and all-in-one thin client solutions. The new distinction coincides with the release of IGEL’s new Partner Program, which has been designed to help channel partners capitalize on the thin client and workspace management software market to create new opportunities to grow their business more quickly and profitably.

    “We are pleased to recognize AEC Group as a Platinum member of the IGEL partner ecosystem,” said Jed Ayres, President and CEO, IGEL North America. “With an innovative approach to endpoint management, AEC Group is a trusted advisor for organizations that want to optimize their endpoint infrastructure. Together we will help customers reduce power, hardware and administrative costs while simplifying endpoint security and control.”

    “AEC Group is thrilled to have the opportunity to become one of IGEL’s North American Platinum Partners, and we look forward to working with IGEL to continue to grow and expand our business,” said Ken Rindt, Senior Vice President, Sales and Strategic Alliances, AEC Group, Inc. “IGEL has been a great partner for us, and we are pleased to be able to continue to address our customer’s unique challenges with IGEL’s powerful endpoint management software and thin client solutions.”

    The newly enhanced IGEL Partner Program gives program members exclusive access to the resources that drive both hardware and software business, create new opportunities, drive revenue growth and close deals faster. The new program’s levels, Authorized and Platinum, require separate annual sales targets and staff certification requirements. Depending upon the partner’s program commitment, program participants receive IGEL-delivered technical and sales enablement training, access to the IGEL Partner Portal for sales tools, joint marketing support, and direct access to customer care, inside sales and support for technical inquiries. Program members also receive demo equipment and deep discounts for NFR equipment and licenses as well as the ability to increase margins based on tier partner levels and participation in deal registration.

    The new IGEL Partner Program is effective October 1, 2016. For more information on how to join, please visit:https://www.igel.com/us/resellers/become-an-authorized-partner.html.

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    About IGEL
    IGEL delivers powerful endpoint management software that is revolutionary in its simplicity and purpose-built for the enterprise. The company’s world-leading products, including the IGEL Universal Management Suite, IGEL OS™-powered thin and zero clients, and all-in-one thin client solutions, deliver a smart and secure endpoint management experience that shifts granular control of thin and zero client devices from the end user to IT. This enables enterprises to remotely control all thin client devices from a single dashboard interface. With IGEL, IT teams can do more with less, lower their total cost of ownership and operation, and future-proof their organization. IGEL has 10 offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit www.igel.com/us.

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