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

Tech Elite 250 List Recognizes Highest Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Online Tech 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 service.”

Online Tech carries the most sought-after certifications for its locations including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); PCI DSS; SOC 1, SOC 2 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 http://www.onlinetech.com/compliance-security/compliant-hosting.

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.onlinetech.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 unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelcompany.com. Follow The Channel Company: TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.