Southeastern IT firm EDTS Earns Honors on CRN Growth List, Named to Apple Consultants Network


AUGUSTA, GA–August 10, 2016– Southeastern technology consulting firm EDTS has been named to The Channel Company’s 2016 CRN® Fast Growth 150 list, naming EDTS to the honorees for the fourth consecutive year. Concurrently, Apple has added EDTS to its prestigious Apple Consultants Network (ACN), recognizing its position as an independent consultant whose team is fully trained and tested in Apple technologies.

The Fast Growth 150 list is CRN’s annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants which have experienced significant economic growth over the past two years. The 2016 list is based on gains in gross revenue between 2013 and 2015, and the companies recognized represent a total, combined revenue of more than $25 billion. The full list of honorees can be viewed online. EDTS ranks 69th on the 2016 list of top performers.

Apple’s exclusive ACN status indicates that EDTS offers comprehensive IT services and solutions based around Apple products, and is trained and equipped to ensure that IT solutions are set up, configured, and supported correctly.

In becoming an accredited member of the ACN, EDTS has been validated as remaining current on Apple certifications, and has passed rigorous testing to become a certified member. Created by Apple Computer as an elite group of consultants and currently numbering roughly 1500 members in North America, ACN members are the only consultants recommended at Apple Stores and on the Apple website.

“These honors are directly attributable to our team’s laser focus on helping customers attain the highest level of success possible from their IT investment,” said Charles Johnson, CEO of EDTS. “All of us at EDTS are proud to have attained these prestigious recognitions as we work each day to keep client networks protected, optimized, and running at peak performance.”

EDTS is a regional technology consulting firm that specializes in providing managed I.T. services, network security and advanced infrastructure solutions to organizations across the Southeast,

“The companies on CRN’s 2016 Fast Growth 150 list are growing at an incredible rate, establishing themselves as clear leaders in today’s IT channel,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Their rapid expansion in a climate of economic uncertainty and unprecedented technological advancement is especially impressive. We congratulate each of the Fast Growth 150 honorees and look forward to their continued success.”

CRN is a channel catalyst connecting technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of channel experience, CRN delivers media, event, consulting, education and marketing solutions to the technology marketplace.

The 75-person EDTS organization serves customers from offices in Columbia and Greenville, South Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina and its headquarters in Augusta, Georgia. EDTS has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Companies in America for six consecutive years and has been honored for excellence on numerous other national and Southeastern lists. Learn more by calling 855.411.EDTS or visiting them online at

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