History of Sterling

  • 2017

    • Opened Configuration, Integration, and Distribution (CID) Center near Washington, D.C.
    • Ranked #67 on the Solution Provider 500 list
    • Ranked #91 on Washington Technology’s Top 100 Government Contractors list
    • Ranked #110 on CRN’s Fast Growth 150 list
    • Ranked #2,340 on the Inc 500/5000 Fastest Growing Business
    • Voted to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for level and depth of technical certifications from Dell EMC, IBM, Cisco, HPE, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Symantec, and NetApp
    • Launched E-commerce Site
    • Expanded CID Center in North Sioux, SD
    • Presented at Global Big Data Defence Summit 2017 in Berlin, Germany

  • 2016

    • HPE Federal Enterprise Group Partner of the Year
    • Voted to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for level and depth of technical certifications from EMC, IBM, Cisco, HP, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Dell, Symantec, and NetApp
    • Ranked #73 on the Solution Provider 500 list
    • Ranked #98 on Washington Technology’s Top 100 Government Contractors list
    • Ranked #41 on CRN’s Fast Growth 150 list
    • HPE Platinum Partner
    • Dell Texas DIR Contract Reseller
    • Ranked #3,347 on the Inc 500/5000 Fastest Growing Business






  • 2015

    • HPE Federal Growth Partner of the Year
    • Sterling awarded 3 out of 4 product categories on NASA’s SEWP V contract
    • Voted to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for level and depth of technical certifications from EMC, IBM, Cisco, HP, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Dell, Symantec and NetApp
    • Govies Government Security Award winner in the Network Support Solutions Category for our SmartXD product CrossWatch
    • Omaha office relocated
    • Opened office and warehouse locations in San Diego, CA and Austin, TX
    • Ranked #4,321 on the Inc 500/5000 Fastest Growing Business
    • #82 on the Solution Provider 500 list

  • 2014

    • Named Dell FY2014 Federal Partner of the Year
    • Acquired BlueSpace Federal, a market leader in cyber security solutions
    • Partnered with 3D Systems to provide 3D printing solutions
    • Ranked #115 on CRN’s Solution Providers 500 list
    • Awarded Woman-Owned Small Business Award from the Harris Supplier Diversity Program
    • Voted to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for level and depth of technical certifications from EMC, IBM, Cisco, HP, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Dell, Symantec and NetApp
    • Relocated headquarters to Dakota Dunes, SD
    • Opened West Sacramento, CA and Tampa, FL Offices

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  • 2013

    • Acquired Wide River LLC, a leading Health Information Technology (IT) Consulting company
    • Awarded NETCENTS-2 Products Contract
    • Named Emerson Federal Partner of the Year
    • Received supplier awards from Lockheed Martin, Boeing & Northrop Grumman for 100% Quality and Delivery
    • Awarded DISA SSTEW2 Contract
    • Ranked #126 on CRN’s Solutions Provider 500 list (formerly VAR500)
    • Voted to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for level and depth of technical certifications from EMC, IBM, Cisco, HP, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Dell, Symantec and NetApp




  • 2012

    • Ranked #117 on CRN’s Solutions Provider 500 list (formerly VAR500)
    • Ranked #3,277 on the Inc 500/5000 Fastest Growing Business
    • Sterling is a part of team awarded $300 million Pacific JITC Contract
    • Voted to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for level and depth of technical certifications from EMC, IBM, Cisco, HP, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Dell, Symantec and NetApp
    • Jean Moore becomes majority shareholder and CEO of Sterling
    • Received a 100% supplier rating from Lockheed Missiles and Fire Control


  • 2011

      • Ranked #120 on CRN’S VARBUSINESS 500
      • Ranked #2, 497 on the Inc 500/5000 Fastest Growing Business List
      • Entered into a Mentor-Protégé agreement with Regency Consulting, a Small, Minority-Owned 8 (a) company
      • Relocated Omaha office to Bellevue, NE
      • Joined newly launched Woman-Owned Business Federal Contract Program

  • 2010

    • Ranked #236 on CRN’S VARBUSINESS 500
    • Ranked #54 on CRN’S Fast Growth 100
    • Named CRN Fast Growth 5 Year Notable Mention
    • Received ISO 9001:2008 certification
    • Received Supplier Awards from Lockheed Martin, Boeing & Northrop Grumman for Excellence in Quality and Delivery
    • 10,000 square feet added to the corporate headquarters

  • 2009

    • Received Supplier Awards from Lockheed Martin, Boeing & Northrop Grumman for 100% Quality and Delivery
    • Launched State, Local and Education Division in South Dakota and Expanded Dakota Dunes, SD Office







  • 2008

    • Ranked # 303 on CRN’S VARBUSINESS 500
    • Received Supplier Awards from Lockheed Martin, Boeing & Northrop Grumman for 100% Quality and Delivery







  • 2007

    • Ranked # 307 on CRN’S VAR BUSINESS 500
    • Received Supplier Awards from Lockheed Martin, Boeing & Northrop Grumman for 100% Quality and Delivery







  • 1996 - 2004

    • Services Division opened (2004)
    • Headquarters relocated from Torrance, CA to Norfolk, NE (2003)
    • Opened Omaha, NE location (2002)
    • Sterling Founded by Maggi Jones, Tasi Toti and Troy Jones in Torrance, California (1996)