Explore Consulting Receives CRN’s Next-Gen 250 Technical Award

For Excellence in Cloud Infrastructure Practice


BELLEVUE, WA – October 5, 2011 – Explore Consulting, a professional services company with a heavy focus on SaaS web-based business systems that has developed industry-leading PC and mobile platforms for seamless data integration in the Cloud, was the recipient of the CRN’s Next-Gen 250 Technical Award for Excellence in Cloud Infrastructure Practice. The CRN Next-Gen 250 is an annual listing of innovative and nimble business and technology integrators, solution providers, and resellers in North America offering solutions and services in cloud computing, mobility, unified communications, virtualization and other emerging technologies.


In August 2011, Explore Consulting made the CRN Next-Generation 250 list comprised of the most exciting new solution provider organizations that were founded between 2000 and 2011 bringing new and emerging implementation ideas and business models to the market. Only five of the 250 companies on the list received Technical Awards at the NexTI event held at the Doral Resort in Miami, Florida. Explore received the Technical Award for Excellence in Cloud Infrastructure and was invited to sit on a panel at the event where JuliAn Coy, VP Client Services shared her insights on driving growth through innovative technologies and how Explore is capitalizing on cutting-edge technology.


“We were honored to be recognized in Miami as one of the Top five of 250 organizations,” said JuliAn Coy, “Explore’s decade of cloud based experience has given us a great head start and this acknowledgement reinforces our position as a leader in the space.”


“In today’s competitive environment solution providers have to do more than just talk about innovation. The ability to quickly implement new processes, models and technologies is what drives margins and the bottom line,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. “The CRN Next-gen 250 highlights the most interesting new solution providers who are demonstrating such innovation and uncovers the new techniques and technologies that are driving their success.”


“The CRN’s Next-Gen 250 Technical Award is a credit to Explore’s commitment to innovative technology solutions and services,” said COO Jeremy DeSpain.


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 web-based 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 was recently ranked among Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing companies for four straight years as well as the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies three years running. Explore Consulting is the largest NetSuite Solution Provider and reseller in the Northwestern United States and was recently named as 2011 NetSuite Partner of the Year, Americas. For more information, visit exploreconsulting.com.


About Everything Channel

Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.


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