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MCPc Named to CRN's 2013 List of Tech Elite 250

Third Annual List Recognizes IT Solution Providers With Deep Technical Expertise and Premier Certifications in North America

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - March 05, 2013) -  MCPc, Inc. today announced it has been named to CRN's third annual list of the Tech Elite 250. Companies on the 2013 Tech Elite 250 list represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications in the IT Channel for data center or cloud.

In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with the UBM Tech Channel research group and a team of outside experts to define the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the IT channel. These technical certifications have enabled solution providers to deliver the most premium products, service and support to their North American customers.

MCPc's more than 140 solution architects, engineers and account managers together hold approximately 1,200 certifications from Cisco, Dell, Citrix, VMware, NetApp, Microsoft, HP, Apple and other technology leaders. At the corporate level, MCPc holds several advanced partner certifications, including Cisco Cloud Builder, Cisco Advanced Borderless Network Architecture Specialization, several Dell cloud and storage certifications as well as many others from top providers.

"The 2013 Tech Elite 250 list recognizes an exclusive group of solution providers that have invested in training and technical know-how to help their customers understand the benefits of some of the most sophisticated technology deployments in the market-and have shown a dedication to helping customers innovate while reducing costs," said Kelley Damore, senior vice president, editorial director at UBM Tech 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 customers value most."

"MCPc made a commitment several years ago to build expertise and capabilities in advanced technologies like virtualization, cloud and mobility," said Mike Trebilcock, MCPc chairman and chief executive officer. "This elite designation from CRN serves as validation for those efforts. We look forward to growing as a leader in this space and continuing to be a trusted advisor to our customers as we all move into the cloud era."

To view a sample list of winners visit www.CRN.com or view the February issue of the print magazine. View the full list in the CRN Tech News app, available for the iPad at http://go.crn.com/TE250-13 and for Windows 8 devices at http://go.crn.com/CRNWin8.

About MCPc
MCPc delivers scalable solutions to host, secure and optimize an anyplace workspace®-helping clients empower their employees to work from anywhere, and on any device. The company is a top 100 technology VAR, driven by partnerships with providers including Cisco, VMware, Citrix, NetApp, HP, Apple, Dell and Lenovo. Headquartered in Cleveland, and with branch locations across the United States, MCPc maintains practice areas in virtualization, personal systems, collaboration, borderless networks and support.

About UBM Tech Channel
UBM Tech Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Tech Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ubmtechchannel.

UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

Media Contacts:
Jed Ayres
Senior Vice President, Partner Management and Marketing, MCPc
Phone: 415.827.2570
[email protected]

Betzi Hanc
UBM Tech Channel
508.416.1182
[email protected]

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