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BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Aug. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ – CharTec, the SMB channel’s leading “Hardware as a Service” (HaaS)/sales training provider, today announced that it won the Best Product – Hardware award at the annual Breakaway conference hosted by CompTIA, the leading non-profit trade association for the IT industry.

The 2010 CompTIA Breakaway wrapped up August 12th in San Antonio, Texas. More than 1,000 industry leaders attended this year’s event and voted in the six Best of Breakaway categories with CharTec winning Best Product Hardware.

“This award has our entire community buzzing since it reflects our overall commitment to the quality of our hardware offerings,” said Alex Rogers, CharTec’s CEO. “Winning awards thanks to the votes of the solution providers and other industry peers is an endorsement that the CharTec BDR disaster recovery solution is on the right path to success and future growth. No one understands the need for a complete disaster recovery solution that can be easily deployed better than those who depend on it to protect their businesses vital data.”

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About CharTec

CharTec “Hardware as a Service” (HaaS) program helps technology companies transition to the next level of annuity-based profitability as Managed Service Providers. CharTec Partners can increase their customers’ productivity and reduce overall costs using the program because hardware and service costs are no longer an obstacle – workstations, servers, BDR, firewalls, 24×7 helpdesk, even VOIP, are easily acquired. CharTec even goes “Beyond HaaS” by providing private labeled hardware, professional sales and technical training and a tool that allows Partners to price offerings in less than 5 minutes. CharTec is the winner of three Channel Insider Bull’s Eye Awards, Business Solutions Magazine Innovator of the Year Award for 2009, and Best Channel Vendor in 2011, CompTIA Best Product in 2010 as well as part of the Inc. 5000. CharTec is headquartered in Bakersfield, CA. For more information please visit

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