Faces Of The 2014 Next-Gen 250

Channel Upstarts

In today's IT market, offering ground-breaking technologies or adopting the latest business practices is almost a requirement rather than providing a solution provider with the competitive edge they once did.

Some solution providers, nevertheless, are ahead of the curve when it comes to transforming their business to meet market demands for emerging technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization, big data, and converged infrastructure.

And so we present the CRN 2014 Next-Gen 250, the annual list of solution providers that are setting the pace for the rest of the channel. The following is a random sampling of the solution providers making this year's Next-Gen 250 list. To purchase the complete list, contact Laurie Condon ([email protected]) on the East Coast and Nora Uriarte ([email protected]) on the West Coast.


Top Executive: Prashant Parekh, Founder & CEO

Location: Fremont, CA

Website: klouddata.com

Advantage Technologies

Top Executive: Bryan Currier, CEO

Location: Chesterfield, MI

Website: http://adv-tech.com

Atlas Professional Services

Top Executive: Gregory Zolkos, Owner

Location: Tampa, FL

Website: atlasps.com

Loyal IT

Top Executive: Marco Leal, President & CEO

Location: Round Rock, TX

Website: loyalit.net

New Signature

Top Executive: Christopher Hertz, CEO

Location: Washington, DC

Website: newsignature.com

Varay Systems

Top Executive: Patrick Holland, President & CEO

Location: El Paso, TX

Website: http://varay.comvaray.com

Achieve 1

Top Executive: Mike Thomas, President

Location: Glen Allen, VA

Website: http://achieve-1.com

360 Cloud Solutions

Top Executive: Tom Lewis, CEO

Location : Scottsdale, AZ

Website: 360cloudsolutions.com


Top Executive: Sheryl Cherico, CEO/COO, Co-Founder

Location: Chamblee, Georgia

Website: tier3md.com


Top Executive: Scott Ryan, CEO

Location: Dallas, TX

Website: architel.com

6th Street Consulting

Top Executive: Ro Kolakowski, Founder

Location: Redondo Beach, CA

Website: 6sc.com

Cloud Strategies

Top Executive: Pete Zarras, Founder & President

Location: Cedar Knolls, NJ

Website: cloudstrategies.net

Complete Network Support (CNS)

Top Executive: Jeremy Wanamaker, Managing Partner & CIO

Location: Albany, NY

Website: cns-ny.com


Top Executive: Brent Cooper, President

Location: Covington, KY

Website: cforward.com


Top Executive: Charles Johnson, CEO

Location: Augusta, GA

Website : edtsolutions.com

Platte River Networks

Top Executive: T reve Suazo, CEO & Partner

Location: Denver, CO

Website: platteriver.com

Flagship Solutions Group

Top Executive: Mark Wyllie, CEO

Location: Boca Raton, FL

Website: flagshipsg.com

Beasley Technology

Top Executive: Geoffrey Beasley, CEO

Location: Cushing, OK

Website: http://beasleytech.net

Kosh Solutions

Top Executive: Josh Fristoe, Owner & Operations Manager

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Website: koshsolutions.com

Techcess Group

Top Executive: Hugh Sazegar, President & CEO

Location: Houston, TX

Website: techcessgroup.com

CMC Network Solutions

Top Executive: Chuck McLaughlin, President

Location: Plano, TX

Website: cmcns.com

The KR Group

Top Executive: Matthew Keeler, President

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Website: krgroupinc.com


Top Executive: Barry Martin, Partner & CTO

Location: Louisville, KY

Website: mirazon.com

AvTek Solutions

Top Executive: Wayne Hunter, President & CEO

Location: Plano, TX

Website: avteksolutions.com

Synaptyk Networks

Top Executive: Carrie Raymond, President

Location: Plano, TX

Website: synaptyk.com