RLE Technologies has announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the firm to its 2017 Data Center 100 list. Recognizing the technology suppliers that excel at powering, supporting and protecting the complex and demanding data centers on which today’s businesses rely, the annual list highlights the providers that represent their respective fields with a combination of innovation, market share, and technology and channel capabilities.

Named among only 20 other companies, RLE Technologies is recognized in CRN’s “Data Center Management Provider” category. The listing highlights RLE Technologies’ many tools that detect environmental hazards. Within its portfolio of leak detection and facility monitoring equipment, the company offers a variety of solutions, including: fluid detection cabling, spot detectors, facility monitoring systems, and an assortment of both wired and wireless sensors that monitor environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, smoke, and others). Additionally, RLE Technologies directs a robust channel program that includes more than 80 partners.

“We are delighted to be recognized as one of CRN’s top 20 Data Center Management Providers,” said Jeremy Swanner, president, RLE Technologies. “For more than 30 years, RLE has worked to protect data centers and other critical facilities from environmental hazards. Despite the continuous advancement of data center solutions, the need to stay ahead of the many threats that data centers face remains a constant. In an industry where seconds of downtime can have far-reaching impacts, it is rewarding to see RLE Technologies recognized by such a reputable organization in the data center space.”

CRN editors select companies for the Data Center 100 list on the basis of multiple criteria, including each company's overall impact on the market, its influence on the channel as a whole, and the types of technology and services it makes available to its partners.

“The construction and operation of a reliable data center requires wide-ranging expertise and resources across a number of key technologies,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Our annual Data Center 100 list identifies the top vendors in these areas, helping solution providers find proven data center experts such as RLE Technologies, who can deliver the necessary depth and breadth of materials, services and expert guidance.”

In addition to recognizing technology suppliers for outstanding products and services, the Data Center 100 serves as a valuable guide for solution providers looking for best-in-class vendors providing data center infrastructure, data center management tools, software-defined data center technology and data center services. The Data Center 100 list can be found here.