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2014 Press Releases


June 9, 2014

Custom Computer Specialists Moves up 12 Places on CRN’s 2014 Solution Provider 500 List

Hauppauge, NY, June 9, 2014 – Custom Computer Specialists (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, today announced it has been named to the 2014 Solution Provider 500 (SP500) list by The Channel Company’s CRN. The list ranks the top revenue-generating technology integrators in the U.S. and Canada whose forward-thinking approach to the channel has helped them evolve and thrive in today’s cloud and services-driven IT era. The list spans eight categories from hardware and software sales, to managed IT services. Custom placed 296 in the annual ranking.


May 30, 2014

Custom Computer Specialists Commitment to Cisco’s Partner Sales Academy is largest throughout the Globe

HAUPPAUGE, NY (May 2014) — Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (Custom), an information technology service provider in the Northeast, has committed to expanding their capabilities by adding new positions to their sales and engineering teams through Cisco’s Partner Sales Academy, the largest commitment of any Cisco partner. Cisco Partner Sales Academy (PSA) is a select program for Cisco partners who are interested in diversifying their talent and infusing early-in-career Associate Sales Representatives (ASRs) and Associate Systems Engineers (ASEs) into their workforce strategy.


January 29, 2014

Infinite Campus Selected As Preferred Vendor In City Of Baltimore

June 25, 2013 – Hauppauge, NY., – Infinite Campus®, the largest American-owned student information system (SIS), and Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), an Infinite Campus Alliance Partner, announced that Infinite Campus has been added to the Rhode Island Master Price Agreement #469 – Multi-District Student Information System. This allows Rhode Island school districts and the state to purchase Infinite Campus without a request for proposal (RFP) for a new SIS.


January 8, 2014

Custom Computer Specialists Achieves Silver Certification From Cisco In U.S.

Hauppauge, NY (January 8, 2014) - Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”) a leading IT services provider, announced today it has achieved Silver Certification from Cisco®. To earn Silver Certification, Custom had to meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco.


January 6, 2014

Custom Computer Specialists Named To CIO Review Magazine’s 2013 List Of “20 Most Promising Education Technology Solution And Consulting Providers.”

HAUPPAUGE, NY (January 6, 2014) - Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, was recognized in CIOReview Magazine’s 2013 education technology issue for providing technology solutions that help schools meet the demands of 21st century learners. CIOReview evaluated the capabilities of dozens of promising vendors and selected Custom as one of the 20 most promising education solution and consulting providers for 2013.


January 6, 2014

Custom Computer Specialists’ Adds Unique Cloud Solutions To Its Array Of Offerings

HAUPPAUGE, NY (January 6, 2014) – Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, announced that it has added both cloud email and cloud backup solutions to its technology offerings.


2013 Press Releases


December 30, 2013

Custom Computer Specialists Announces Addition to its Executive Team

HAUPPAUGE, NY (December 30, 2013) — Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (Custom), an information technology service provider in the Northeast, announces the addition of Don Gracy to Custom’s executive team as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.


December 17, 2013

Adam Schneider Of Custom Computer Specialists’ Among First To Earn Google Apps For Education Trainer Certification

HAUPPAUGE, NY (December 17, 2013) - Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, announced that Adam Schneider, Instructional Technology Manager at Custom has earned his Google Apps for Education (“GAFE”) Trainer Certification.


December 13, 2013

Custom Computer Specialists’ Founder Gregory G. Galdi is Named Entrepeneur of the Year by ACIT

HAUPPAUGE, NY (December 6, 2013) – Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, announced that Founder and President, Gregory G. Galdi has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by The Advancement for Commerce, Industry & Technology (“ACIT”) and was recognized by ACIT at their annual business leadership awards luncheon.


September 16, 2013

Custom Computer Specialists Selected for the Commonwealth of MA ITT50 Converged Voice and Data Contract

LINCOLN,RI (September 16, 2013) — Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, today announced it has been selected for the a five-year term on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ contract for converged Voice and Data, a timeframe in which the State could purchase up to $140 million in voice and data equipment.


June 25, 2013

Infinite Campus Selected As Preferred Vendor In State Of Rhode Island

June 25, 2013 – Hauppauge, NY., – Infinite Campus®, the largest American-owned student information system (SIS), and Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), an Infinite Campus Alliance Partner, announced that Infinite Campus has been added to the Rhode Island Master Price Agreement #469 – Multi-District Student Information System. This allows Rhode Island school districts and the state to purchase Infinite Campus without a request for proposal (RFP) for a new SIS.


May 17, 2013

Custom Computer Specialists Donates State Of The Art Technology To Parker Jewish Institute

HAUPPAUGE, NY ( May 17, 2013) - Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (Custom), a leading IT services provider, today announced that it has donated state of the art technology to the new patient and resident computer lab to Parker Jewish Institute.


2012 Press Releases


July 1, 2012

Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. Earns Industry Credential for Managed IT Services Providers

Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. Earns Industry Credential for Managed IT Services Providers
Hauppauge, NY (July 2013). Custom Computer Specialists (“Custom”) announced today it has received the CompTIA MSP Partners Trustmark for its use of industry-accepted best practices for service delivery and customer interaction.


June 6, 2012

Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. Named to UBM Channel’s Solution Provider 500 List

Hauppauge, NY, June 6, 2012 – Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (Custom), today announced it has been recognized by UBM Channel as a part of CRN’s 2012 Solution Provider 500 list, which ranks the top technology integrators in North America. Formerly known as the “VAR 500”, the Solution Provider 500 ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales, and managed IT services. Custom placed 301 in the 18th annual ranking, a jump of 35 places over last year’s ranking of 336 This is the 12th year that Custom has been named to the Top 500 list and marks a 26% improvement in ranking since 2008.


May 1, 2012

Somers Central School District Selects Infinite Campus Student Information System

HAUPPAUGE, NY (May, 2012) - Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. ("Custom"), the Northeast Channel Partner for Infinite Campus, announces that Somers Central School District, which serves 3,400 students within the town of Somers in northern Westchester County, NY, has selected Infinite Campus as its student information system (SIS). Infinite Campus, the largest American owned SIS, was selected as it was the only system to meet all key requirements identified by the district and the only SIS to be considered a top-tier solution four years in a row by market analysts.


May 1, 2012

Custom Computer Specialists Announces Addition to its Executive Team

HAUPPAUGE, NY (May 1, 2012) — Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (Custom), an information technology service provider in the Northeast, announces the addition of technology services executive, Dennis Callagy. Callagy joins Custom’s executive team as senior vice president of professional services.


April 26, 2012

Custom Computer Specialists Partners With Former FBI Top Agent For Cyber Security

HAUPPAUGE, NY (April 26, 2012) — Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (Custom), an information technology service provider, announced today it is partnering with Shawn Henry, former Executive Assistant Director for the FBI and President of CrowdStrike Services to host an educational seminar on Cyber Security. Henry, who has been featured on programs such as 60 Minutes, CBS News and Good Morning America will discuss the critical threats faced daily by the public sector.


February 10, 2012

Deer Park School District and Deer Park Public Library collaborate to expand student one-to-one mobile solution capabilities

Deer Park, NY (February 10, 2012) In 2010 the Deer Park School District (“District”), located in Suffolk County, New York, implemented a one-to-one MacBook mobile solution for its fifth-grade classes at JFK Intermediate School (“JFK”). The program was repeated in fall 2011. The Deer Park Public Library (“Library”) is located directly across the street from JFK, providing a nearby workplace for students after school and on weekends.


2011 Press Releases


June 14, 2011

Custom Computer Specialists Awarded New York State Contract For Security Systems And Solutions

HAUPPAUGE, NY (June 14, 2011) Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, today announced it has been awarded a New York State Office of General Services (OGS) contract to supply.


June 14, 2011

Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. Named to Everything Channel’s VAR500 List

Hauppauge, NY, June 14, 2011 – Custom Computer Specialists, Inc., today announced it has been recognized by Everything Channel as a part of CRN’s 2011 VAR500 list, which ranks the top technology integrators in North America. Featuring the highest producing technology integrators and solution provider organizations in the IT channel, the VAR500 rankings consider earnings from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services. Custom Computer Specialists placed 336 in the 17th annual ranking; a jump of 22 places over last year’s ranking of 358. This is the 11th year that Custom Computer Specialists has been named to the VAR500.


June 14, 2011

Custom Computer Specialists Awards 15 Scholarships Providing Graduating High School Seniors with the Right Start

HAUPPAUGE, NY (June 14, 2011) — Custom Computer Specialists announced today that fifteen high school seniors from throughout the Northeast are recipients of the 2011 Custom Computer Specialists Right Start Scholarship. The $1,000 cash award is presented for academic achievement and for standout essays that creatively answer the question: “Describe how technology has impacted your education so far and how you believe it will impact the future of K-12 education.” Custom Computer Specialists is one of the Northeast’s largest education information technology providers.