Value Added Reseller

Customers have turned to Sterling for vendor-neutral technical advice for over 21 years.

As a value added reseller, we proudly represent a wide range of manufacturers which enables us to streamline and simplify the procurement process for customers needing solutions from multiple sources. Our trained and certified sales representatives and engineers are ready and willing to help with everything from budgetary pricing to crafting an IT solution that meets customers’ unique requirements.

In addition to technical expertise and competitive pricing, we ensure a secure supply chain, giving customers peace of mind that they are receiving the highest quality products, procured and delivered only through authorized channels.


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Strategic Partnerships

Sterling’s strategic partnerships and high levels of certifications with the leading technology manufactures uniquely positions us to provide customers with comprehensive technology solutions at an industry best value. In addition to the below OEMs, Sterling offers technology products from more than 1,800 manufacturers, giving customers one point of contact for all of their technology needs.


Sterling holds a wide range of contracts across Federal, State and Local Government, and Education sectors, allowing us to efficiently procure, architect, and deliver IT solutions.


Vendor-Neutral Technical Advisor

With a multitude of vendors with varying offerings, sorting through the abounding information can be one of the most time consuming steps in forming a product strategy. This is where a vendor-neutral technical advisor like Sterling comes in. Sterling sales and engineering teams are trained and certified in the latest IT offerings and are here to provide customers with unbiased, knowledgeable advice that enables them to determine the right direction for their organization.

Pre and Post-Sale Support

Sterling employs a team of highly trained and certified engineers that are focused on understanding both legacy and emerging technologies. Their goal is to provide customers with the resources they need to make the best decision for their IT environment and to make sure they get the maximum value out of each technology purchase. Each has experience working in government and education environments and understands the unique opportunities and challenges this brings. Contact your Sterling Account Manager for a free consultation.

Secure Supply Chain

Sterling is committed to ensuring supply chain excellence, giving customers peace of mind before and after the purchase is made. Our well-defined internal procurement processes were designed specifically to guard the supply chain and ensure that 100% of items come directly from the manufacturer or their authorized/trusted distributors, leaving no room for counterfeit or compromised equipment to seep into customer environments. We are proud to have received third party recognition for excellence in quality and delivery from reputable sources such as Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed Martin.


  • Platinum Storage Specialist
  • Platinum Server Specialist
  • Platinum Services One Specialist
  • Public Sector Elite Specialist Partner
  • ArcSight Authorized
  • Tipping Point Authorized
  • Fortify Authorized
  • HPE Federal Enterprise Group Partner of the Year

  • Premier Partner
  • 4 VCP 5 Certified Engineers
  • 32 VSP Certified Sales Professionals
  • US Federal, Academic and Healthcare Specializations
  • Server Virtualization Competency
  • Business Continuity Competency
  • Desktop Virtualization Competency
  • Management Operations Competency
  • Software-Defined Storage Competency

  • JNSA-Junos



  • Premier Partner
  • Advanced Collaboration Architecture
  • Advanced Core & WAN Specialization
  • Advanced Security Architecture Specialization
  • Advanced Unified Fabric Technology Specialization
  • Advanced Unified Computing Technology Specialization
  • US Federal Authorized
  • Identity Services Engine Authorized

  • Gold Partner
  • SUN X86 Servers
  • Sun Flash Storage
  • Sun Blade Servers
  • Oracle Database Appliance
  • NAS Storage
  • Oracle Desktop Virtualization
  • SAN Storage
  • SPARC Enterprise Entry-Level & Midrange M-Series Servers
  • SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers
  • Storage Tek Tape Storage
  • Storage Tek Tape Media SPARC T-Series Servers
  • SPARC M5-32 Servers
  • Virtual Compute Appliance
  • M10 Server

  • Tivoli Enterprise Asset Management
  • Tivoli Automation
  • IBM Cognos
  • Tivoli Storage Management
  • WebSphere Core
  • IM Data Management
  • IBM InfoSphere
  • Rational Authorized
  • IBM FileNet
  • IBM Optim
  • IBM SPSS Statistics

  • Premier Partner
  • FY14 Federal Partner of the Year
  • Federal GSA Authorized (LOS) Partner
  • Storage Competency
  • Server Competency
  • Networking Competency
  • Security Competency
  • Desktop Virtualization Solutions Competency
  • Cloud Services & Solutions – Cloud Enabler Competency
  • Cloud Services & Solutions – Cloud Provider Competency
  • Data Protection Solutions Competency
  • Security – Dell Network Security Competency
  • Systems Management – Client Mgmt. Competency
  • Systems Management – Windows Server Mgmt. Competency
  • Workstation Competency

  • MCNPS and MCTS

  • NetBackup 7.5 for Windows