Press release

Online Tech Named One of 2019 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

Sponsored by Businesswire

a brand of The
Channel Company
, has named Online
to its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors a
select 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. These companies have
distinguished themselves with multiple, top-level IT certifications,
specializations, and partner program designations from the industry’s
most prestigious technology providers.

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.

“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

Online Tech carries the most sought-after certifications for its
locations including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA);
; SOC 1, SOC
and SOC3; SSAE-16 Type 1; ISO 27001 and EU-US
Privacy Shield
. Maintaining these certifications requires
implemention of in-depth risk management processes to the systems,
people, processes and IT environment. By passing certification audits,
Online Tech has demonstrated that it goes above and beyond the required
controls to mitigate risk and keep sensitive data secure and protected.

“We hold ourselves to the highest security standards in the industry so
we can tell our customers with confidence that their data is in the best
possible hands,” said Brad Cheedle, president and CEO at Online Tech.
“This recognition by CRN is welcome confirmation that we continue to
meet those standards, and it also reinforces our culture of compliance.”

For more information about Online Tech’s extensive certification and
training, visit

About Online Tech

Online Tech is the leader in secure, compliant hybrid and multi-cloud
solutions for service providers, channel partners and enterprise
organizations. Their industry-leading portal, OTPortal®, enables clients
to view and manage all of their IT systems in a single pane of glass.
Backed by independent HIPAA, PCI, EU-US Privacy Shield and SOC 2 audits,
Online Tech delivers exceptional experiences for businesses seeking a
fully managed IT-as-a-service provider. For more information, call
877-740-5028, email
or visit

About The Channel Company

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connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end
users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled 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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