2015 List of CRN Tech Elite 250

Vicom Computer Services, Inc. today announced it has been named to The Channel Company’s CRN® Tech Elite 250. This annual list recognizes an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading 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 IT channel. These technical certifications—from vendors including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and Symantec, among others—have enabled solution providers to deliver an outstanding level of premium products, services and support to their North American customers.

Vicom Computer Services, Inc.

“The solution providers selected for our annual Tech Elite 250 have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained industry credibility by investing in the IT certifications necessary to deliver exceptional service to their customers and stay competitive,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.“ These featured solution providers have enhanced and strengthened their partnerships by earning some of the most difficult certifications from some of the most prominent names in IT. We congratulate these organizations and look forward to their continued success.”

“Vicom Computer Services Inc., Executive Vice President, Victor J. Verola believes the dedicated engineering and sales team at Vicom focuses on analyzing and applying new technology in a holistic environment. This approach translates into providing customers with the solutions, services and tools they need to be competitive. Vicom is honored to be recognized by CRN.”

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

About Vicom Computer Services, Inc.

Vicom Computer Services, Inc. is a leading information technology consulting firm servicing Fortune 1000, state and local government and emerging mid-size organizations. Our services and solutions enable our customers to operate more efficiently and effectively in today’s ultra-competitive environment. Vicom’s partnerships both with manufacturers and clients have allowed the development of solutions for tomorrow’s challenges today.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events, IPED® and SharedVue®, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

Press Contacts:

Karen DiMora
Vicom Computer Services, Inc.

Marc Courchesne
The Channel Company


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York

The MTA launched a request for proposal in September 2013 for a project encompassing and creating a fully redundant core data network across the three core data centers and upgrade user access to applications and facilities throughout NYC Transit.

Vicom will design, install and maintain data communications hardware, software and a comprehensive enterprise management system for a network infrastructure upgrade at three NYC Transit core data center locations, six concentrator locations, 58 major facilities and approximately 250 smaller remote network locations throughout NYC Transit.

The MTA received a total of nine proposals. The due diligence process encompassed an evaluation by the Technical Committees to select three finalist whom then provided an oral presentation on the total solution and implementation strategy.

“The commitment and value Vicom put forth started at the first meeting. The Vicom Team is eager and committed to implementing this service and solution for the MTA.” stated Bob Verola, CEO – Vicom Computer Services, Inc.

About the MTA

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is North America’s largest transportation network, serving a population of 15.1 million people in the 5,000-square-mile area fanning out from New York City through Long Island, southeastern New York State, and Connecticut.

MTA subways, buses, and railroads provide 2.69 billion trips each year to New Yorkers – the equivalent of about one in every three users of mass transit in the United States and two-thirds of the nation’s rail riders. MTA bridges and tunnels carry more than 280 million vehicles a year – more than any bridge and tunnel authority in the nation. To find out more about the MTA visit: www.mta.info

About Vicom Computer Services, Inc.

Vicom Computer Services is a technology provider in the greater New York City area and has served the region for nearly 30 years. Vicom partnerships both with manufacturers and clients have allowed the development of solutions for tomorrow’s challenges today.

Media Contact: Karen DiMora
Marketing Manager
Vicom Computer Services, Inc.
631.694.3900 ext. 347

2014 IBM Partner of the Year

Vicom Computer Services, “The Data Efficiency Company” is a leading information technology consulting firm servicing the Fortune 1000, state and local government and emerging mid-size organizations, today announced it was named winner of an IBM Choice Award for IBM Partner of the Year – North America.

Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, IBM’s Choice Awards recognize a select number of IBM Business Partners who exhibit IBM values in all client interactions and achieve common business goals and mutually significant business impact. The Choice Awards, selected by IBM leadership in each geography, are given to Business Partners across a range of categories, recognizing their working relationships with clients and demonstrated skills in selling IBM solutions.

Vicom Computer Services was also the proud recipient of the IBM Top Partner Award – East.

“We’d like to congratulate Vicom Computer Services for being awarded a 2014 IBM Choice Award in Partner of the Year – North America. Their industry expertise, demonstrated skills in selling IBM solutions and dedication to helping their clients achieve higher value does not go unnoticed,” said Marc Dupaquier. “We look forward to continuing to work with Vicom Computer Services to achieve common business goals with our combined technology capabilities.”

“We are very honored to receive the IBM Top Business Partner Award – North America. We extend our thanks and appreciation to IBM for this distinction,” said Robert Verola, CEO of Vicom Computer Services. “This demonstrates a commitment to our partnership with IBM and underscores our commitment to our clients. We want nothing less than service excellence for our clients.”

For more information about this year’s IBM Choice Award winners, please visit https://www-304.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/servlet/ContentHandler/pw_com_prb_beacon.

To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive Business Partner program that offers marketing and sales resources, training, certifications, and technical support to help create new revenue and market opportunities for IBM Business Partners, visit http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld.

To partner with Vicom’s expertise and solutions, contact us.

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