|[November 01, 2013]
PC Connection Wins Microsoft's Platinum Level Operational Excellence Award
MERRIMACK, N.H. --(Business Wire)--
PC Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCCC), a provider of a full range of
information technology (IT) solutions to business, government, and
education markets, announced it has won the Microsoft (News - Alert) Platinum Level
Operational Excellence Award. The company was awarded this distinction
for delivering market-leading operational excellence supporting
Microsoft technology over the past year.
"It's an honor to be recognized by Microsoft for the outstanding efforts
of our entire operations team," said Tim McGrath, President and Chief
Executive Officer of PC Connection, Inc. "This award especially
highlights the hard work and dedication of our in-house licensing
experts and the tremendous value they offer our customers. Software
licensing is a significant challenge for many organizations today, and
I'm proud that PC Connection's experts are able to simplify that process
and help our customers select the right licensing programs for their
unique needs. We'll continue to build on this success, grow our
expertise, and develop innovative new ways to solve the licensing
challenges of our customers."
Microsoft's Americas Operations Center General Manager Owen Roberts
said, "The Operations Excellence awards recognize partners such as PC
Connection that deliver high quality, innovative solutions, and an
exemplary customer experience. We thank them for their commitment and
look forward to a long, strong partnership." Partners achieving this
award out-performed their competitors in the North American channel,
comprised of more than 30 candidates.
About PC Connection, Inc.
PC Connection, Inc., a Fortune 1000 company, has three wholly owned
sales subsidiaries: PC Connection Sales Corporation, MoreDirect, Inc.,
and GovConnection, Inc., headquartered in Merrimack, NH; Boca Raton, FL;
and Rockville, MD; respectively. All three companies can deliver
custom-configured computer systems overnight from our ISO 9001:2008
certified technical configuration lab at our distribution ceter in
Wilmington, OH. Investors and media can find more information about PC
Connection, Inc. at http://ir.pcconnection.com.
PC Connection Sales Corporation (800-800-5555), the original business of
PC Connection, Inc. serving primarily the small- and medium-sized
business sector, is a rapid-response provider of IT products and
services. It offers more than 300,000 brand-name products through its
staff of technically trained sales account managers and telesales
specialists, catalogs, publications, and its website at www.pcconnection.com.
This company also serves consumer and small office users and is, under
its MacConnection brand (800-800-2222), one of Apple's (News - Alert) largest
authorized online resellers at www.macconnection.com.
MoreDirect, Inc. (561-237-3300), www.moredirect.com,
provides corporate technology buyers with best-in-class IT solutions,
in-depth IT supply-chain expertise, and access to over 300,000 products
and 1,600 vendors through TRAXX™, our proprietary cloud-based
eProcurement system. Backed by over 500 technical certifications,
MoreDirect's team of engineers, software licensing specialists, and
project managers help reduce the cost and complexity of buying hardware,
software, and services throughout the entire IT lifecycle.
GovConnection, Inc. (800-800-0019) is a rapid-response provider of IT
products and services to federal, state, and local government agencies
and educational institutions through specialized account managers,
catalogs, publications, and online at www.govconnection.com.
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