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CentricsIT Receives GLOBE Award From Georgia Department of Economic Development

CentricsIT receives GLOBE award from Georgia Department of Economic Development Award recognizes organizations for entering new international markets in 2013 ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 19 2014­­—The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) presented CentricsIT with a GLOBE (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) Award during the Go Global Reception on Monday, Feb. 17. Jan Zalud, Regional Director of CentricsIT Europe, accepted the award on the company’s behalf, and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal presented the awards at a ceremony held at the InterContinental Buckhead. The GLOBE award recognizes Georgia companies that have successfully ventured into new international markets in the past year. In addition to the award recipients, Georgia international representatives from 11 strategic global markets covering 37 countries attended the reception. CentricsIT, a global IT hardware and solutions provider, currently has satellite [...]

CentricsIT Obtains GSA Schedule 70 Contract

CentricsIT obtains GSA schedule 70 contract Atlanta IT solutions provider to offer IT procurement assistance to all government agencies NORCROSS, Ga., July 16, 2013–CentricsIT announced this month it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) schedule 70 contract. IT Schedule 70 is the largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in the government, averaging in over $15B in annual sales. The company’s GSA proposal took over a year to complete and was over 300 pages long. “We are pleased to have been awarded out GSA IT Schedule 70 contract,” explained Matt Fowler, Director of Government Relations at CentricsIT. “The rigorous proposal process was completely worth the advantages we now have within the market and the benefits our government customers gain. Obtaining our GSA contract is the next step in [...]

CentricsIT Named to Inc. 5000 List for Second Consecutive Year

CentricsIT named to Inc. 5000 list for second consecutive year Atlanta IT distributor posts 49% growth rate over three years ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 31, 2012 -- Inc. magazine and Inc.com released the annual 500|5000 list on Monday, Aug. 20, ranking CentricsIT 3,624th overall. This is the second consecutive year the Atlanta IT solutions provider has made the list, and it is ranked 257th amongst other Georgia-based companies and 518th amongst all IT companies on the list. Inc. reports that CentricsIT posted a growth rate of 49% and added 47 jobs over the past three years. Inc. magazine has been a premier print publication for business owners and entrepreneurs for over 30 years. The Inc. 500 List was introduced in 1982 and was expanded to become the Inc. 500|5000 in 2007. [...]

CentricsIT Named to Solution Provider 500 for Fourth Consecutive Year

CentricsIT named to Solution Provider 500 for fourth consecutive year Atlanta IT distributor selected as one of North America’s Top 500 Technology Integrators NORCROSS, Ga., June 20, 2012–The Computer Reseller Network (CRN) released the annual 2012 Solution Provider 500 (SP500) list on June 6, selecting CentricsIT for the fourth consecutive year. Formerly known as the VAR 500, the list ranks the top-producing businesses in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services. CentricsIT continues to exhibit rapid growth, moving up 21 spots from 2011 to number 207. “We attribute our growing reputation to accolades like the SP500,” said CentricsIT President Derek Odegard. “Ranking in the top half for the last two out of four consecutive years puts us in select company. It illustrates the level of [...]

CentricsIT Named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s Georgia Fast 40 List for a Second Year

CentricsIT named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s Georgia Fast 40 list for a second year Atlanta IT distributor only Large Middle-Market IT company to earn award two years in a row NORCROSS, Ga.—CentricsIT is among the fastest growing companies in Georgia, as ranked by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and Georgia Trend Magazine. On Thursday, May 24th, the international IT hardware distributor was awarded a spot on the publication’s annual Fast 40 rankings. CentricsIT ranked 10th in the Large Mid-Market category, up three spots from 2011, and is the only Large Middle-Market IT company to have made both the 2011 and 2012 lists. CentricsIT President Derek Odegard credits his remarkable executive staff along with his dedicated employee base for the company’s continued success. “This acknowledgement by [...]

CentricsIT Named One of Atlanta’s Top Workplaces for Second Consecutive Year

CentricsIT named one of Atlanta’s Top Workplaces for second consecutive year Company direction and execution listed as strengths ATLANTA, Apr. 23, 2012—For the second year in a row, CentricsIT employees can celebrate working at one of Atlanta's Top 100 Workplaces. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ranked the enterprise IT solutions provider 34th in the small business category (up four spots from 2011), and the company was one of only 31 companies to rank on both the 2011 and 2012 lists. CentricsIT was listed in a special section of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sunday, Apr. 22 and is currently profiled on the AJC website. The evaluation for the Top Workplaces program was based on feedback from an employee survey that CentricsIT staff completed in the Fall. “To rank on the list for two [...]

Making IT Happen: CentricsIT Employee Spotlights

Each quarter, the CentricsIT executive team selects one sales employee and one operations employee to honor as Employees of the Quarter. These individuals have gone above and beyond their job responsibilities and helped the entire organization succeed this quarter. Congratulations to our current Employees of the Quarter: Susan Bohman (Sales) and Jacob Smith (Operations). Meet Susan and Jacob: Susan Bohman, Account Executive (Direct Sales) I started at CentricsIT: Feb. 5, 2007 My role at CentricsIT: I sell multiple hardware platforms and maintenance services directly to end users. The best part about my job: The ability to help my customers solve problems by selling solutions that truly make a difference and seeing them happy with the results. How my work affects my team and the company as a whole: Hopefully people [...]

Derek Odegard Ranked Among Atlanta’s Top Entrepreneurs

Derek Odegard ranked among Atlanta’s top ten entrepreneurs for second consecutive year Business to Business Magazine names CentricsIT president to annual list ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 7, 2011 – Business to Business Magazine hosted its annual awards dinner for Atlanta’s top 25 entrepreneurs on Thursday, Nov. 3, announcing CentricsIT president Derek Odegard as the seventh-ranked honoree. This is Odegard’s second consecutive top ten appearance, having debuted fifth on the list in 2010. Odegard, 38, is a lifelong Atlanta resident. He launched CentricsIT with five partners in 2007, and the company has since grown to more than 80 employees and grossed nearly $250 million. 2011 has proven to be a noteworthy year for CentricsIT and Odegard. The company was recently named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Top 100 Private Companies, and its [...]

CentricsIT Named to CRN Fast Growth 100 for Second Consecutive Year

CentricsIT named to CRN Fast Growth 100 for second consecutive year Atlanta IT distributor listed as one of America's fastest-growing technology resellers ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 11, 2011 -- The Computer Reseller Network (CRN) released its annual Fast Growth 100 rankings on Monday, Sep. 26, ranking CentricsIT 94th among the fastest-growing technology companies in the United States. The list recognizes the fastest growing solution providers in North America. Companies on the Fast Growth 100 list average a two-year revenue growth of 130 percent and average annual sales of products and services of $172 million. The ranking is based on two years’ growth of net sales from calendar year 2008 to calendar year 2010. 2011 has proven to be a noteworthy year for CentricsIT. Its inclusion in the CRN Fast Growth 100 [...]