Copper River IT Achieves Two Elite Juniper Networks Solution Authorizations

Attainment of Service Provider Infrastructure (SPI) Partner Level and QFabric Authorized Reseller continues to reinforce Copper River IT’s dominance in delivering high quality solutions and services to customers.

Chantilly, VA: 06 August 2013: Copper River IT, a Juniper Elite Portfolio Partner, announced today that they have satisfied the strict requirements set by Juniper Networks to become a Service Provider Infrastructure Partner and Authorized QFabric Reseller.  These elite certifications demonstrate Copper River IT’s thought leadership, deep level of expertise, and continued drive to provide high-performing, enterprise-level solutions to our customers.  Supporting their objective to fully understand innovative technologies as well as provide additional value to end-user customers, Copper River IT’s Chief Technology Officer, Scott Morris, concurrently achieved Juniper’s complementary JNCI-QFX Instructor certification.

Requiring multiple expert certifications, in-depth training, and an extensive portfolio of past performance, SPI Partners have the opportunity to become trusted business partners analyzing both new and existing deployments, identifying improvement opportunities and putting forward effective solutions to address improved SLA’s, increased service revenue opportunities and reductions in cost. SPI Partners deliver a wide range of high-performance networking solutions based on purpose-built technology that support the world’s largest and most demanding networks.

“In today’s competitive landscape, a high performance network can create true competitive differentiation. Having a partner like Copper River IT to help customers achieve the best results from their network requires an extremely high level of technology expertise. The company’s dedicated investment in technology, training, and its continued desire to maintain a broad technical skill set throughout their organization makes them a valued partner to Juniper Networks and its customers,” states Christopher M. Jones, Vice President of Americas Partner Sales, Juniper Networks. “Copper River IT has consistently demonstrated their excellence in large-scale, complex network infrastructure solution design and delivery.  Within the partnership community, these accomplishments work to solidify the partnership between Juniper and Copper River IT .”

“As an SPI Partner and an Authorized QFabric Reseller, Copper River IT continues to demonstrate our ability to deliver innovative solutions to the largest of our global customers,” states Joe Kim, Vice President of Engineering at Copper River IT.  “As Juniper’s go-to partner for QFabric solutions and within the Service Provider community, we have consistently invested in our people and capabilities to be able to continually deliver the entire portfolio of Juniper solutions throughout the market.”

Copper River has established itself as THE Solutions Provider for Government agencies as well as commercial verticals such as Service Provider, Healthcare, and Education. Copper River provides progressive, program-focused IT solutions based on expert engineering, agile execution and proven past performance.  Copper River offers a full scope of IT and network capabilities including hardware/software procurement, network engineering, systems engineering, enterprise support services, and advanced network education solutions.

In addition to these capabilities, Copper River IT offers customers a variety of purchasing benefits through the satisfaction of small business and diversity contracting goal achievement. Copper River is a Federally Recognized Alaskan Tribal owned company and was certified as an 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) by the US Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2006. Copper River’s solutions are available through several state procurement contracts (VA VITA, FL Network Infrastructure, MD MEEC, TX DIR), Federal contract vehicles (GSA, NASA SEWP IV) as well as the ability to leverage the SBA 8(a) designation for sole source or set aside procurements