Mary Beth Hamilton
Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration Ranked Among North America's Top Technology Integrators by Everything Channel
Boston, June 15, 2009 – Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of technology and IT services to hedge funds and investment firms, has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America’s top technology integrators. Making its fourth appearance on the list, Eze Castle climbed 35 spots to place number 356 in the 2009 VAR500 ranking.
Eze Castle supports more than 500 investment firms worldwide, providing technology solutions, IT services and strategic consulting to help minimize infrastructure risk and increase operational efficiency. The VAR500 list recognizes the leading revenue producers among technology integrators and solution providers in North America. The starting point of the list is company #500 with revenues of $26.8 million, ending with company #1 with revenues of $57.3 billion.
“The VAR500 represents today’s largest and most influential solution providers who collectively generate nearly $600 billion in service, consulting and product revenue. Their business models span the strong regional VAR to the highly specialized players to the global services giants. They are the cream of the crop when it comes to the solution provider community. Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and Cisco’s John Chambers are all highly reliant on the VAR500 to meet their goals. There is no more powerful network in the IT industry today than the VAR500,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel.
“Being honored year after year with a VAR500 award underscores our commitment to providing the technology and consulting services investment firms require to run their businesses,” said Bob Guilbert, managing director at Eze Castle Integration. “Now, more than ever, it is critical that firms leverage cost-effective technologies that streamline operations and increase productivity. Eze Castle works each day to help clients realize meaningful and impactful benefits from their technology investments.”
To compete for a 2009 ranking, firms completed an extensive application to achieve prequalification. Everything Channel then conducted extensive research and analyzed the data. Independent data sourcing (e.g., SEC filings, annual reports, etc.) also was conducted. Finalists were ranked according to their fiscal year 2008 revenue, based only on their reseller-related services business. The complete listing of the VAR500 can be found at www.channelweb.com.
About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration (www.eci.com) is the leading provider of technology and IT services to the investment industry. The company’s products and services include Startup and Relocation, Outsourced Technology Support, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, and Stamford.
Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)
Everything Channel is the one-stop shop for accessing, enabling, managing and accelerating technology sales channels. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.