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Structured Named to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for the Second Consecutive Year

List recognizes VARs with deep technical expertise and premier certifications in North America

Structured, a leading information technology and systems integrator of secure and scalable IT solutions and services, has been named to the prestigious CRN Tech Elite 250 list for the second year in a row. Structured has been recognized for consistently demonstrating the highest level of investment in technical know-how and for earning premier certifications in the areas of collaboration, business continuity, networking, security, governance, storage, systems, virtualization and cloud solutions for customers in its service areas of Oregon, Alaska, California, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada and Washington. The Tech Elite 250 is the industry’s definitive list of value-added resellers (VARs) with both deep technical expertise and premier certifications. In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with UBM Channel’s research group and a team of outside experts to define the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the IT channel that enable solution providers to deliver premium products, services and support to their North American customers. Structured works closely with its customers to evaluate their business requirements and build customized information technology solutions that address both the tactical needs of today and plan for strategic requirements in the future. Key partnerships with best-in-class technology manufacturers enable Structured to offer complete hardware, software and services solutions that help companies ensure business continuity, optimize their data center, connect mobile workers and provide information security and governance, collaboration and managed services. “The 2012 Tech Elite 250 list recognizes an exclusive group of solution providers who have shown a dedication to helping customers innovate while reducing costs,” said Kelley Damore, vice president, editorial director at UBM Channel.  “By identifying and adapting to the skills and training needed to best serve today’s customers, members of the Tech Elite 250 have proven their commitment to delivering the products and services that today’s end-users value most.” “Achieving recognition as a member of Everything Channel’s CRN Tech Elite 250 in both 2011 and 2012 is a testament to Structured’s dedication to having the deepest expertise and highest quality customer service,” said Ron Fowler, Structured’s president and CEO. “We are proud of our record of continually adding value for our customers by providing the cutting edge information technology expertise and service offerings they need to remain competitive and build a foundation for the future.” The Tech Elite 250 list can be found at: About Structured Structured is one the largest information technology consultancies and systems integrators in the West. Structured’s areas of specialization include application delivery, business continuity, enterprise networking, information security, governance, storage, computing and unified communications solutions. Structured offers a full range of enhanced support and contract staffing services to ensure that clients have the right level of support to meet their internal or external SLAs. Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Portland, OR, Structured has offices in Oregon, Alaska, California, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada and Washington.

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