Explore Consulting Named to CRN’s Next-Gen 250 Third Annual Ranking Recognizes Up-and-Coming IT Solution Providers

Bellevue, WA – August 19, 2013 – Explore Consulting, a professional services company that provides innovative solutions for managing business data and a cost-effective approach to completely outsourced IT in the cloud, today announced it has been recognized by UBM Channel as a member of CRN’s third annual Next-Gen 250 list. The CRN Next-Gen 250 highlights up and coming VARs that have recently entered the market with a smart and different approach to solution selling and integration.


“Our third inclusion on CRN’s Next-Gen 250 list is a credit to Explore’s commitment to innovative technology and the success of our platform partners.” said CEO Steve Jones. “As more organizations turn to the cloud, unique value added offerings are critical to our success as a reseller and our 10 plus years of experience in the space have given us a great head start.”


“The channel is constantly evolving as existing models are being tested and new ones are created,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, UBM Channel. “All the companies on this year’s list have only been in business since 1999. Some have transformed their business to meet the demands of a changing market. Others didn’t have the baggage of transitioning from hardware to services to recurring revenue and have been able to build a business on an entirely new model and leverage new technology platforms. Regardless of how they got here, we congratulate each company for making this year’s list.”


To view a sample of the listing, visit www.crn.com.


A sample of the Next-Gen 250 list is available online at www.CRN.com. The entire 2013 database will be published only in CRN’s App for iPad, CRN Technology News. This exciting new app will provide subscribers with exclusive content and full access to CRN’s premier Solution Provider lists. For more information, visit www.CRN.com/Tablet.


About Explore Consulting

Based in Bellevue, Wash., Explore Consulting was founded in 2001 and is a professional services company dedicated to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions for their customers’ database and IT systems needs. With a heavy focus on SaaS/Cloud business systems like NetSuite (NYSE: N) and Amazon Webstore, Explore has developed industry-leading PC and mobile platforms for seamless data integration in the Cloud. Additionally, Explore develops custom solutions ranging from eCommerce web stores that are fully integrated to back-office systems to highly specialized business applications written in Microsoft’s .Net and SQL platforms. Explore Consulting is the largest NetSuite Solution Provider and reseller in the Northwestern United States and has won 19 NetSuite awards over the past 10 years including Partner of the Year, Americas and Presidents Club for top 5 sales in North America 2010 – 2012. For more information about Explore Consulting, please visit exploreconsulting.com.