MERRIMACK, N.H.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Connection (PC Connection, Inc.; NASDAQ: CNXN), an industry-leading National Technology Solutions Provider of a full range of information (IT) solutions to business, government, and education markets, announced that it has won the Gold Level Excellence in Operations Award for delivering market-leading operational excellence supporting Microsoft technology over the past year. Owen Roberts, General Manager of Microsoft’s Americas Operations Center stated, “At Microsoft, we are extremely fortunate to work with incredibly passionate partners that consistently seek and drive improvements that empower our customers. The Operations Excellence Award recognizes our partners that are committed to the growth mindset of delivering high quality, innovative solutions and an exemplary customer experience. We thank them for their achievements in optimizing their operations and look forward to a continued long, strong partnership.”
Tim McGrath, President and CEO of Connection said, “Our team is constantly innovating, always searching for more effective ways to help customers achieve better business outcomes. It’s an honor to receive this Operations Excellence Award from Microsoft, and to have our passion for exceptional customer service recognized by one of our valued partners. We will continue to make improvements to our operations and collaborate closely with Microsoft to connect customers with the IT solutions they need to be more productive, efficient, and secure.”
As a leading National Solutions Provider, Connection offers advanced technology solutions and services across 7 key Practice Areas. Their in-house Software Practice has developed an extensive portfolio of services designed to help customers reduce software licensing complexity, boost productivity, and manage data more efficiently.
Connection (www.connection.com; NASDAQ: CNXN) is the combined corporate brand name for PC Connection, Inc., a Fortune 1000 company, along with its subsidiaries PC Connection Sales, GovConnection, and MoreDirect, reflecting the Company’s mission to connect people with technology that enhances growth, elevates productivity, and empowers innovation. Headquartered in Merrimack, NH with offices throughout the United States, the Company continues to deliver custom-configured computer systems overnight from our ISO 9001:2008 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH. Connection also services international customers through a global alliance with Bechtle AG, an IT provider based in Europe. In addition, the Company has over 2,500 technical certifications to ensure that we can solve the most complex issues of our customers. Investors and media can find more information about Connection at http://ir.connection.com.
Connection—Business Solutions (800.800.5555), (the original business of PC Connection) operating through our PC Connection Sales Corporation subsidiary, is a rapid-response provider of IT products and services serving primarily the small- and medium-sized business sector. It offers more than 300,000 brand-name products through its staff of technically trained sales account managers, publications, and website at www.connection.com/SMB.
Connection—Public Sector Solutions (800.800.0019), our GovConnection, Inc., subsidiary, is a rapid-response provider of IT products and services to federal, state, and local government agencies and educational institutions through specialized account managers, publications, and online at www.connection.com/publicsector.
Connection—Enterprise Solutions (561.237.3300), www.connection.com/enterprise, our MoreDirect, Inc. subsidiary, provides corporate technology buyers with best-in-class IT solutions, in-depth IT supply-chain expertise, and access to over 300,000 products and 1,600 vendors through TRAXX™, a proprietary cloud-based eProcurement system. The team’s engineers, software licensing specialists, and project managers help reduce the cost and complexity of buying hardware, software, and services throughout the entire IT lifecycle.
Connection—Global Solutions (800.328.1319), www.connection.com/global, our recent Softmart acquisition, is a global supplier of technology, tools, and service solutions with more than 34 years of expertise in helping customers simplify software purchasing. As a Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider (LSP), the team offers industry-leading volume software license programs and affiliated license support.
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