SOURCE: NWN Corporation

NWN Corporation

June 22, 2011 14:04 ET

NWN Corporation Named to Everything Channel's VAR500 List

17th Annual List Ranks North America's Top 500 Technology Integrators

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Jun 22, 2011) - NWN Corporation, a leading systems integration company, announced today that it has been recognized by Everything Channel as a part of CRN's 2011 VAR500 list, which ranks the top technology integrators in North America. Featuring the highest producing technology integrators and solution provider organizations in the IT channel, the VAR500 rankings consider earnings from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services. NWN placed 80th in the 17th annual ranking.

The VAR500 is a list of the largest value-added resellers, solution providers and integrators in North America by revenue size. Revenue size is determined by the amount of annual products and services sold over the course of 2010.

NWN President and CEO Mont Phelps stated, "How was NWN able to leap from a ranking of 181 to 80 in one year? Simple. At NWN, it's all about the customer. We help customers solve their business problems. Our talented people work shoulder to shoulder with them and with our vendor partners to help customers achieve the results they are hoping for."

"The VAR500 represents the top performing solution providers in the IT community," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "Vendors of all sizes rely heavily on the VAR500 list to find those solution providers best suited to sell their products. VAR500 honorees are considered trusted business advisors, integration experts, and invaluable partners. Even more importantly, they solve customers' biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services."

VAR500 Executive Conference and Awards
The 2011 VAR500 list was announced at the VAR500 Executive Conference and Awards, an elite two-day conference designed for high level executives to meet with VAR500 companies to discuss business models, technology offerings, and partnerships. Held June 13-14 at the Sawgrass Marriott in Jacksonville, Florida, the conference focused on channel marketing strategies and direction, offering actionable content to the top Solution Provider organizations in North America. Attendees learned the secrets for uncovering new market opportunities from industry experts, peers and fellow VAR500 companies.

A sample of the VAR500 list will be published in print and online at CRN.com on June 20, 2011.

About NWN Corporation
NWN Corporation helps clients solve business problems through technology. The company provides clients with a complete range of information system services and solutions. These include data center and virtualization; network infrastructure; collaboration; client computing lifecycle management; application development, security, IT staffing; and managed services.

NWN is a substantial corporation with more than 550 employees in 14 offices in the US and one in China. The company has been recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately-held IT solutions companies in the country, ranking fifth in Inc. magazine's annual survey. NWN is privately-held and woman-owned.

NWN's clients include private and public sector organizations in almost every line of work. It provides solutions to universities, PreK-12 districts and schools, financial institutions, manufacturers, hospitals, retailers, professional service providers, and state and local government agencies.

Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything 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. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring, and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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