Blue Chip Tek Named One of 2016 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

Date: Apr 11, 2016

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

Santa Clara CA, March 29, 2016 – Blue Chip Tek announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Blue Chip Tek to its 2016 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 vendors.

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.

Blue Chip Tek is committed to maintaining the highest levels of certification and ongoing training to enable the best possible outcomes and service delivery to our customers. We strategically align our engineering team with staying abreast of the latest emerging technologies while also maintaining relevance with the best of breed solution portfolio.


“The solution providers selected for our annual Tech Elite 250 list have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained strong industry credibility by earning some of the most difficult IT certifications available from top technology vendors,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “Attainment of these exclusive certifications strengthens the channel as a whole by invigorating partnerships and enabling the delivery of exceptional customer service. We congratulate each of these organizations and look forward to their continued success.”


 ”We are absolutely delighted to achieve recognition as part of the Tech Elite 250. We believe the investments we have made, including the engineering time and effort allows us to provide timely and extremely relevant guidance and expertise to our customers,” said Beau Broker, Vice President of Engineering, Blue Chip Tek.

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at

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About Blue Chip Tek

Silicon Valley-based Blue Chip Tek, Inc. (, is a trusted IT consulting firm in the San Francisco/Bay Area, responsible for solving some of the most complex data center, high-performance infrastructure networking, cloud computing and high-volume storage challenges in the industry to date. Blue Chip Tek’s highly qualified engineers architect and implement technology solutions that have helped industry pillars and SMBs alike grow from pre-revenue startups into blue chip companies.

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.

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