Zones Wins 2014 Premier, Inc. Diversity Award

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Premier, Inc. Selects Zones as Sole Supplier Diversity Award Recipient

Zones, Inc., announced today that it has been named Premier, Inc.’s 2014 Supplier Diversity Award winner. Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company, announced the 2014 Premier Diversity Award winners today at Premier’s 2014 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio.

Of the more than 1,100 suppliers contracted with the Premier alliance eligible for this award, Zones is the only organization to receive the 2014 Supplier Diversity Award distinction. The Premier Diversity Awards are selected through an application process that measures organizational engagement in supplier diversity initiatives through community involvement, diversity business outreach initiatives, benchmarking and best practices sharing.

Zones, a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), has a well-established relationship with Premier. As one of the fastest-growing national solutions providers, Zones has a long tenure providing IT products and solutions to the healthcare industry.

“At Zones, we have built an entire practice based on the unique needs and requirements of the healthcare industry,” said Murray Wright, president and CEO at Zones. “Being named Premier’s 2014 Diversity Supplier of the Year emphasizes our commitment to both Premier and the healthcare market. We couldn’t be more proud to accept this award on behalf of all Zones team members. We look forward to continuing our valuable and productive relationship with Premier.”

Zones’ healthcare practice is comprised of a dedicated team of experts who are well-positioned to connect healthcare and technology. With a range of solutions spanning the data center and the demanding, always-on healthcare environment, to the technology needed for electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR), to security, compliance and mobile solutions, Zones helps healthcare organizations understand the scope and expected outcomes of technology projects.

About Zones

Zones, Inc., supports business, healthcare, the public sector and specialty markets by applying innovative technology solutions across a variety of specializations including networking, security, software, storage, mobility, data center and virtualization. Zones holds the highest levels of technical certification from every key solution provider we represent, including Cisco Gold, EMC Velocity Premier, Dell Server and Storage Technical, IBM System and Storage Technical, HP Enterprise Networking and VMware Infrastructure, among others. Zones is a seven-time recipient of the Microsoft Operational Excellence award and was also recognized as the 2013 Microsoft Partner of the Year for Volume Licensing. Incorporated in 1988, Zones is headquartered in Auburn, Wash. and is a certified MBE company.

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