Chicago — March 21, 2024 — AHEAD, a leading national provider of cloud, data, and digital engineering solutions, today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has honored AHEAD and CDI, a company recently acquired by AHEAD, on its 2024 Tech Elite 250 list 

This yearly compilation showcases solution providers based in the U.S. and Canada, that have distinguished themselves by attaining top-tier certifications and specializations from leading technology vendors in the areas of infrastructure, cloud and security. 

 To help customers navigate today’s IT complexities and harness the advantages of state-of-the-art solutions, solution providers strive to uphold rigorous levels of training and certification from strategic IT vendors, often aiming for the pinnacle tiers within these vendors’ partner programs. 

This is AHEAD’s fifth consecutive appearance on the list, and tenth appearance overall. It is CDI’s fourteenth consecutive appearance, having been honored every year since the list’s 2011 inception. 

“It’s always an honor to be mentioned among the top of the top in our industry,” said Rich Falcone, AHEAD President. “AHEAD and CDI’s presence on this list reinforces the fact that our recent strategic combination will deliver immense rewards for our clients and partners.” 

“CRN’s Tech Elite 250 highlights leading-edge solution providers within the IT landscape, distinguished by their comprehensive technical proficiency, expertise, and commitment to achieving top-level certifications in critical technology areas,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, U.S. Content, and Executive Editor of CRN at The Channel Company. “These solution providers persistently strengthen their capabilities to bring the advanced IT solutions to market that customers need.” 

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/techelite250.   


About AHEAD   

We engineer digital platforms that power the most successful organizations in the world. Our consultative approach, technical expertise, and innovative solutions combine to accelerate the impact of technology in every client we serve. For more information visit ahead.com. 

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