Virteva Recognized in CRN Next-Gen 250, Four Years Running

Annual List Highlights Up-and-Coming Solution Providers Embracing New Technologies in Unique Ways

Minneapolis, MN – August 12th, 2014 – Virteva, rapidly gaining nationwide prominence in Service Desk outsourcing, announced today it has been named to the 2014 CRN Next-Gen 250 list for the fourth year in a row. The annual list honors up-and-coming technology solution providers who have adapted their businesses in unique ways to meet market demands for emerging technologies such as unified communications, managed services, virtualization, and cloud computing. These solution providers, each in business for less than 15 years, have embraced pressing market challenges in ways that clearly distinguish them as today’s trailblazers and tomorrow’s leaders.

“We’re proud to be named to CRN’s Next-Gen 250 again this year,” said Tom Kieffer, founder and CEO of Virteva. “The recognition highlights our unique ability to help organizations tackle the challenges faced by disruptive trends such as technology consumerization in the marketplace today. Virteva services help our customers say “Yes” to the wide spectrum of information technology demanded by their business, employees and customers, securely and reliably, anyplace and anytime.”

“Using the flexibility and automation of the ServiceNow ITSM platform, Virteva can seamlessly take on the role of the 24x7 Service Desk Operations and ServiceNow administration for our customers, ensuring ITIL best practices are met and maximizing the value of the customer’s ServiceNow investment,” Kieffer explained.

“IT is undergoing a transformation today, with new technologies, new delivery models and new demands being placed upon the integrators tasked with architecting the technology solutions businesses need,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN. “The CRN Next-Gen 250 recognizes the up-and-comers among the solution provider community who have found innovative ways to address these business challenges and recognizes them as the next generation of leaders in the IT channel. We are pleased to be able to honor the organizations named in this prestigious list, and CRN editors will be following their progress in the years to come.”

About Virteva

Virteva delivers managed IT and project-based consulting services that optimize our customer’s IT infrastructure and operations. Headquartered in the Twin Cities and serving customers worldwide, Virteva services help our customers say “Yes” to the wide spectrum of information technology demanded by their business, employees and customers, securely and reliably, anyplace and anytime.

Today’s dynamic range of IT business technologies requires saying “Yes” to the cloud of Devices (tablets, smartphones and mobile end-user technologies) Servers (virtual compute, storage and networks) and Services (SaaS, collaboration and social media).

Saying “Yes” on a 24x7 basis, Virteva’s state-of-the-art Operations Center runs on ITSM best practices and tools from ServiceNow, Microsoft, Cisco, and other leading technology providers.

About The Channel Company

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The Channel Company is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at


Betzi Hanc
The Channel Company

Steve Griffiths
CFO Virteva

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