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CentricsIT President Featured as Guest on The Growth Strategist Show

CentricsIT president featured as guest on The Growth Strategist Show Derek Odegard talks efficiency and customer service in show titled “Seeing IT Differently” NORCROSS, Ga., July 31, 2012—CentricsIT President Derek Odegard sat down for an online video interview with The Growth Strategist Aldonna Ambler on June 19, and the 56-minute interview titled “Seeing IT Differently” is now available for view and download on The Growth Strategist website. Throughout his conversation with Ambler, Odegard shares his insight on retaining top talent and improving customer service, two initiatives he believes greatly contributed to the rapid growth of CentricsIT. Among a multitude of company achievements, CentricsIT has been named to CRN’s Solution Provider 500 (formerly the VAR 500) for four consecutive years, Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000, and the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of [...]

CentricsIT Acquires Atlanta-based Solutions Provider CoreIT Assets, Inc.

CentricsIT acquires Atlanta-based solutions provider CoreIT Assets, Inc. Companies join forces to enhance customer experience and provide added value NORCROSS, Ga., June 25, 2012—CentricsIT announced today its acquisition of CoreIT Assets, an Atlanta-based IT solutions provider specializing in computer recycling and the recovery of technology-related assets. The merger brings a number of enhanced resources and services to CoreIT Assets customers, including in-house engineering, a multitude of data center services, and access to a substantially larger inventory of server, storage and networking hardware. CoreIT Assets CEO Todd Unverzagt joins CentricsIT as an Enterprise Storage Specialist, focusing on delivering EMC, Hitachi, Brocade, IBM, and other storage solutions to CentricsIT customers. George Patton, Vice President at CoreIT Assets, will bring his expertise to CentricsIT as an IBM iSeries Specialist. Both new positions are [...]

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 [...]

CentricsIT and F5 Networks Present: Defend Your Net!

CentricsIT and F5 Networks present: Defend Your Net! Gold-Certified Partner to host exclusive F5 security demo and college basketball watch party NORCROSS, Ga., Mar. 6 —Defending the net is crucial to any organization’s success, whether in the data center or on the basketball court. In conjunction with the NCAA college basketball tournament, CentricsIT and F5 Networks are offering select networking professionals the chance to practice their network defense at a live F5 security demonstration dubbed Defend Your Net. Attendees will be treated to an afternoon of live college basketball, lunch, and an intensive F5 demo with personalized Q&A session. Representatives from CentricsIT, F5 Networks, and F5 distributor Avnet will also attend the event, to be held Mar. 23, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Patrick Kidd, F5, will deliver [...]

CentricsIT Hiring Multiple IT Engineers in Toronto, Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2012 – CentricsIT, LLC has posted several job openings for IT engineers in Toronto. The company is currently seeking experienced IBM, HP, Sun/Oracle, and Cisco certified technicians to service its Canadian maintenance accounts for the IT support division, CentricsIT. CentricsIT announced in January that it had hired Dave Massey as the new Vice President of Support Services and that it would continue to focus on growth in Canada, hence the need for more IT engineers in Toronto. The company expects to hire between five and ten engineers by August. Those interested in obtaining employment with the IT hardware company should submit a resume online at http://www.CentricsIT.com/Company/Careers. ABOUT CENTRICSIT CentricsIT is a top-rated international reseller of surplus technology that prides itself on providing fi­rst-rate customer service and personalized [...]

CentricsIT Hires Vice President of Support Services, Expanding to Canada

CentricsIT hires vice president of support services, expanding to Canada Former BrainsII Vice President Dave Massey joins CentricsIT NORCROSS, Ga., Jan. 24 — CentricsIT began its 2012 Canadian expansion initiatives by announcing that Dave Massey, former vice president of sales and marketing at BrainsII, will head up Canadian business initiatives in Toronto as vice president of support services. Massey will focus strongly on CentricsIT (CentricsIT), the company’s third-party maintenance and support arm. Massey is a native of Canada and has more than 25 years of information technology industry experience. He plans on getting to work quickly. “I am excited about my new role with CentricsIT and CentricsIT,” he says. “Canada has a bustling IT market, and there is plenty of opportunity for us to continue growing business there. With the [...]

A Note From Our Leadership: CentricsIT 5-Year Anniversary

As CentricsIT celebrates its 5-year anniversary, we’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who made this milestone possible. Thank you to all of our loyal customers around the world, our trusted business partners, our vendors, our employees and their families, and the friends and supporters we have met along the way. We would not be where we are today without you, and we look forward to continued success together in 2012 and beyond! Best Regards, The CentricsIT Executive Team Derek Odegard Patrick Keuller Jon Hans Cameron James ABOUT CENTRICSIT CentricsIT is a top-rated international reseller of surplus technology that prides itself on providing fi­rst-rate customer service and personalized IT solutions. The company launched in 2007 and has since grown to more than 80 employees. CentricsIT is located in [...]