Pittsburgh Technology Council to Name Winners on November 3, 2016
PITTSBURGH, PA and CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – Aug. 16, 2016 – Continuum®, the only channel-exclusive IT management platform company, has been named a finalist in Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 Awards honoring southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful and innovative technology companies. Since 1997, the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s annual Tech 50 Awards recognize southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful, innovative, and thought-leading technology companies, which have become the backbone of Pittsburgh’s new economy. The awards represent transformative technology centers of excellence with tech companies at all stages of growth.
Continuum’s Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania office is home to the company’s Help Desk, the U.S.-based technology service center that provides direct end-user support for a variety of desktop-related issues for more than 55,000 users of the small and medium sized business clients of the company’s Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners.
“Each year, the Council canvasses the region for the most distinguished public and private technology-oriented companies, and the Tech 50 awards honor those companies that demonstrated the strongest growth and advancement in product or sales success, financial strength, corporate citizenship, job growth and retention and innovative product or technology,” said Audrey Russo, President and CEO, Pittsburgh Technology Council. “We are especially excited to announce the category winners at the awards gala this fall. This is the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s 20th year celebrating the industry with Tech 50. It is truly a night to honor our region’s technology companies and the contributions they have made to our economic vitality.”
In its 20th year, the Tech 50 Awards will be celebrated on November 3, 2016 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh. The event is an opportunity to connect with leaders in health IT, life sciences, manufacturing, consumer products, consulting services and other innovative technologies. This is Pittsburgh’s night dedicated to its fast-growing, tech-innovation sector.
Also based in Cranberry Township is Continuum University, the company’s self-paced, interactive online learning center. Continuum University has issued more than 1,500 specialty certifications in various disciplines, including Administration, Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM), Help Desk and Backup Solutions. There are more than 6,700 students participating in Continuum U’s training to-date.
In 2015, Continuum was awarded a Top Workplaces honor by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Nearly a year ago, the company doubled the size of the office that opened in 2011 with 30 employees. The office has grown to employ more than 190 Help Desk technicians today. To view a video of Continuum’s Help Desk team, visit: https://continuum.wistia.com/medias/z4msok2osw.
For a list of award finalists, visit: http://www.pghtech.org/events/tech-50/tech-50-2016-finalists.aspx. For more information about the Tech 50 Awards and the event in November, visit: http://www.pghtech.org/events/tech-50. Follow on Twitter at #PGHtech50 and #20YearsofTechPTC.
About Continuum Metro Pittsburgh, PA
Located in the metro Pittsburgh area in Cranberry Township, Continuum’s Pennsylvania office has earned Top Workplaces Awards by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 2015 and 2016. The office is headquarters for Continuum’s Help Desk, an operation of more than 200 technicians who provide direct 24x7x365 white label IT support for more than 60,000 users of small and medium sized business clients of Continuum’s 5,800 Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners. The office also comprises new partner development, onboarding, sales account management and partner success teams. For more information, visit: http://www.continuum.net/company/managed-it-services-metro-pittsburgh-pa.