Rochester, NY April 27, 2020 —SMP, best-in-class IT provider serving the Northeast US, is excited to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named SMP to its 2020 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list acknowledges the top tier of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size. 

These organizations have differentiated themselves as premier solution providers, earning multiple, top-level IT certifications, specializations and partner program designations from the industry’s most prestigious technology providers.

“Solution providers that continue to pursue vendor certifications and extend their skill sets across various technologies and IT practices are proving their commitment to delivering the greatest business value to their customers through an incomparable level of service,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Our CRN Tech Elite 250 list recognizes leading solution providers with expansive technical knowledge and esteemed certifications for exactly that reason.”

“We are honored to be consistently recognized by CRN as a Tech Elite 250 solution provider,” said Sean Wilson, VP Client Services at SMP. “Investing in the continued professional development of our technical teams to master the skills and achieve top-tier certifications in the latest technologies is a priority for SMP. We are committed to providing our customers the highest level of services along with industry leading technology solutions.”


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

About SMP

SMP has been delivering strategic IT with integrity, passion, and a service guarantee for over 20 years. Serving all industries, our value-based technology solutions and services center around audio visual, collaboration, digital workspaces, infrastructure, and security. We partner with top manufacturers like Cisco, Dell EMC, NetApp and VMware to provide world-class technology solutions to our customers. An Inc. Magazine Best Workplace, SMP has offices in New York, Connecticut and Vermont. 


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 unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.