March 31, 2016



Mainline Named to 2016 List of CRN Tech Elite 250

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

March 31, 2016 – Tallahassee, FL – Mainline Information Systems today announced it has been named to The Channel Company’s CRN® Tech Elite 250. 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.

In compiling the list, The Channel Company’s research group and CRN editors collaborated to assess the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the North American IT channel. These technical certifications-from vendors including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Lenovo, NetApp, Microsoft, Red Hat and VMware, among others-have enabled solution providers to deliver an outstanding level of premium products, services and support to their North American customers.

“Mainline’s investment in our employees’ continued education and certification reflects our commitment to provide the best resources to our clients”, said John McCarthy, Mainline President and COO. “Our team of architects, system engineers, service professionals and account executives help our customers solve their most pressing business problems, including helping to design their business processes for efficiency and competitiveness.”

“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.”

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

About Mainline Information Systems, Inc.
Mainline, headquartered in Tallahassee, FL, is an information technology solutions and IT consulting firm, and has more than 500 employees nationwide. Mainline Information Systems has received many industry accolades, including multiple IBM Leadership Awards, VMware Global Desktop Virtualization Partner of the Year, Red Hat’s North America Partner of the Year, and a HP Virtualization Elite partner designation. Mainline provides solutions throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Brazil. The company may be reached by phone at 850.219.5000 and on the internet at

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. Learn more at

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