SLPowers Receives CompTIA 2007 Industry Contribution Award

August 08, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Boca Raton, Florida – August 8, 2007 – SLPowers was recognized with a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) 2007 Industry Contribution Award at the annual CompTIA Breakaway conference. Nominated by Tech Data Corporation, a leading distributor of IT products, SLPowers received the award for their pioneering efforts in the managed services arena and their willingness to share managed services best practices with other resellers.

“As the voice of the IT industry, CompTIA is committed to advancing the long-term success and growth of the IT industry,” stated Rory Sanchez, CEO of SLPowers. “SLPowers echoes that commitment with a desire to develop successful IT managed services solutions and to share that knowledge. Having received recognition for that commitment is a testament to the belief we have that if we help the industry, we help ourselves too.”

CompTIA’s Breakaway conference, the IT industry’s premier partnering and educational event, took place July 31 – August 2, 2007 at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Breakaway provides an opportunity to bring together industry manufacturers, distributors, resellers, vendors, service providers and consultants for networking, education and building partnerships within the industry. This year's conference was also the culmination of CompTIA's 25th anniversary celebration.

SLPowers is an IT professional services company and Microsoft Gold Partner for Advanced Infrastructure with offices in South Florida and Metro Atlanta. SLPowers specializes in delivering enterprise class IT to small business. Their flagship managed IT and business continuity platform, Guaranteed Networks®, provides flat fee network and infrastructure management services to businesses around the US and the Caribbean.

Founded in 1974, Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ GS: TECD) is a leading distributor of IT products, with more than 90,000 customers in over 100 countries. The company's business model enables technology solution providers, manufacturers and publishers to cost-effectively sell to and support end users ranging from small-to-midsize businesses (SMB) to large enterprises. Ranked 109th on the FORTUNE 500®, Tech Data generated $21.4 billion in sales for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2007.