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Emtec named to CRN's 2013 List of Tech Elite

Third Annual List recognizes IT Solution Providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications in North America

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the third year in a row, Emtec (OTCQB: ETEC), a leading provider of technology-empowered business solutions for world-class organizations, has been named to CRN's list of the Tech Elite 250. Companies on the 2013 Tech Elite 250 list represent a group of IT solution providers who have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications in the IT Channel for data center or cloud.

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In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with the UBM Tech Channel research group and a team of outside experts to define the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the IT channel. These technical certifications have enabled solution providers to deliver the most premium products, service and support to their North American customers.

"Emtec's mission of 'Client's for Life' focuses on empowering our clients by providing measurable business value through technology consulting and services," said Sunil Misra, Chief Strategy and Delivery Officer at Emtec. "Our investments in education and certifications with our partner community including Oracle, Salesforce.com, Microsoft, BMC, IBM, HP, and Dell, among others, enable us to provide the best in IT strategy and solutions to our clients around the world."

"The 2013 Tech Elite 250 list recognizes an exclusive group of solution providers who have invested in training and technical know-how to help their customers understand the benefits of some of the most sophisticated technology deployments in the market – and have shown a dedication to helping customers innovate while reducing costs," said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director at UBM Tech Channel.  "By identifying and adapting to the skills and training needed to best serve today's customers, members of the Tech Elite 250 have proven their commitment to delivering the products and services that today's customers value most."

Visit the CRN website (http://www.crn.com/slide-shows/storage/240148398/channel-certified-crn-2013-tech-elite-250.htm  ) to view a sample list of winners or check out the February issue of the print magazine. 

View the full list in the CRN Tech News app, available for the iPad at http://go.crn.com/TE250-13 and for Windows 8 devices at http://go.crn.com/CRNWin8 .

For more information, please contact:
Gretchen Torres
Fahlgren Mortine Public Relations614-383-1629
gretchen.torres@fahlgren.com

About EMTEC

Emtec, established in 1964, provides technology-empowered business solutions for world-class organizations in the enterprise, federal, state and local government, and education markets. With offices in 14 cities in the U.S., Canada and India, Emtec is big enough to address our client needs but small enough to care. Our local offices, highly-skilled associates and global delivery capabilities ensure the accessibility and scale to align client's technology solutions with their business needs. Emtec's singular mission is to create "Clients for Life" - long-term relationships that deliver rapid, meaningful, and lasting business value. Our offerings span the entire IT lifecycle: from Consulting through Packaged, Custom, and Cloud Applications as well as a variety of Infrastructure Services. For more information, visit www.emtecinc.com .

About UBM Tech Channel
UBM Tech Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech 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. UBM Tech Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ubmtechchannel.

UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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