Our History

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2018

•  Named to CRN’s 2018 Triple Crown list
•  Ranked #57 on the Solution Provider 500 list
•  Ranked #77 on Washington Technology’s Top 100 Government Contractors list
•  Ranked #130 on CRN’s Fast Growth 150 list
•  Ranked #4,562 on the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Business list
•  Named to CRN’s 2018 Managed Service Provider 500 list in the Elite 150 Category
•  Featured on CRN’s 2018 Tech Elite 250 list, which honors premier certifications and deep technical expertise
•  Placed #1 on the NETCENTS-2 contracting vehicle
•  Acquired former Gateway Computers campus in North Sioux City, SD, for a new corporate headquarters
•  Dell EMC Federal Partner of the Year
•  HPE Federal Value Server Partner of the Year

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
• Honored as an APC 2017 Territory Partner of the Year

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

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)