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PEI Celebrates its 35th Business Anniversary

By April 5, 2023April 6th, 2023Blog, News, PEI News
MSP 35 Anniversary

Top ranking Managed Services Provider, PEI, recently celebrated 35 years in business.

Boulder, CO, March 31, 2023 –Performance Enhancements Inc., a top Managed Services Provider, celebrated its 35th anniversary on Friday, March 31st. Over the last 35 years, the IT service provider has grown from a family-owned startup to a multimillion-dollar company helping small to mid-size businesses across the United States optimize their technology.

In 1988,  brothers Tim and Chris Krueger founded PEI in San Mateo, CA. Their goal was to provide IT services to the Savings and Loan industry, but after the Savings and Loan industry crash and the Loma Prieta earthquake, PEI shifted focus and location. By 1992, the IT consulting company made Boulder, CO its permanent home. With its new setting, PEI got to work developing their offerings to service a diverse array of technologies and industries.

PEI currently has service offerings across several areas of technology such cloud architecture, virtualization, networking, unified communications, managed services, and more. The Managed Services Provider even offers trainings for end-users and IT admins. Over 35 years, PEI has carefully curated its service offerings to meet the needs of their client base. The MSP has also partnered with industry-leading companies over the years to offer the best-of-the-best. This includes partnerships with Microsoft, Cisco, Polycom, and more! Just within the past six months, PEI acquired two new Microsoft partner designations and once advanced specialization.

PEI has been an industry-leader for years, so let’s take a look back at some of the Managed Services Provider’s accomplishments:

1995: PEI becomes a Microsoft Partner
1996: PEI becomes a Cisco Reseller
2001: PEI deploys the first Cisco VoIP solution in Colorado
2003: PEI becomes a Microsoft Gold Partner for Communications
2007: PEI becomes a VMware Enterprise Partner
2010: PEI reaches 10k seats deployed for Microsoft unified communications
2011: PEI earns the IT Project of the Year award at CISA Apex Awards
2014: PEI is named a Top 250 Private Company by ColoradoBiz magazine
2016: Redmond Channel names PEI a top Microsoft Partner for a second year.
2018: PEI cements its fifth Microsoft Gold Competency
2020: PEI earns its eighth Microsoft Gold Competency
2021: Cloudtango selects PEI as a Top US Managed Services Provider for the first time
2023: PEI places in the top 10 on Cloudtango’s lists of Top US MSPs and Top Denver MSPs

This list just scratches the surface of PEI’s accomplishments. The Managed Services Provider is continuously adding to the list with new partners and certifications.

“It’s hard to believe that it has been 35 years,” said Tim Krueger, President and CEO, “The IT landscape has been constantly changing in this time, and we’ve been continuously learning and adapting to meet and surpass industry standards. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our talented team, and the clients who’ve trusted us with their technology along the way.”

About PEI

Since 1988, PEI has grown into a top Managed Service Provider. With more than 30 years’ experience deploying advanced engineering solutions centered on collaboration, cloud computing, networking, cyber security, and Managed Services, we help local and national businesses use technology to solve their business problems and are committed to driving digital transformation for small and midsize businesses.

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