CGS Recognized among 2017 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

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

New York, NY –  April 13, 2017 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named CGS to its 2017 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, 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.

CGS was recognized among The Tech Elite 250, which is comprised of solution providers in the U.S. and Canada who have the highest partner levels.

“This exclusive, ambitious group of solution providers boast some of the most advanced IT certifications available from top technology suppliers,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They have adapted impressively to major changes in the IT channel, especially the shift to a more services-driven market, by expanding their skill sets and sharpening both their technical and customer service expertise. Congratulations to our 2017 list, whose robust investment in their organizations has earned them yet another elite designation—the CRN Tech Elite 250.”

With over 30 years of global experience and senior level teams, CGS is able to deliver comprehensive IT services and technology outsourcing with the right people, processes and technologies. Services range from migrating clients to the cloud, upgrading networks, implementing new software such as Microsoft Office 365 to preparing customers’ infrastructure to handle such new technology innovations as virtual reality and 360-degree videos.

“CGS is excited to be recognized among the Tech Elite 250,” said Michael Brandi, vice president, technology outsourcing, CGS. “This distinction is a result of our more than 30 years of experience delivering innovative, scalable and flexible technical support has provided our clients with the customized services they require. As a trusted partner with the right resources and deep and extensive expertise, we continue to enhance our technology outsourcing solutions to ensure we bring the highest quality services to our valued clients."

The CGS Technology Outsourcing team helps clients solve a variety of business challenges, including supporting mobile workforces, upgrading infrastructure and expanding capacity, and proactively maintaining technology to reduce risk of downtime.

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



About CGS

For over 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients’ complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients’ most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @CGSinc and @OutsourcingCGS and on Facebook.


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