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Stratosphere Networks Honored as Bronze Stevie ® Award Winner in 2019 American Business Awards

Stevie winners will be presented their awards on June 11 in New York

CHICAGO - Stratosphere Networks was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Information Technology Department of the Year category in The 17th Annual American Business Awards® today.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.'s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 11. Tickets are now on sale.

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Stratosphere Networks was nominated in the Information Technology category.

Stratosphere Networks, a Chicago IT managed services provider, received the award based on various accomplishments in 2018, including an average help desk customer satisfaction score of 96.88 percent, the establishment of a formal cybersecurity business unit, and the launch of a managed security services provider offering. Last year, the company also saw its employee tenure hit a record high of seven years on average, while turnover was at an all-time low.

Stratosphere also received Stevie Awards in the Information Technology Department of the Year category in 2018 (Bronze), 2017 (Silver) and 2016 (Bronze).

"We're thrilled to receive another Stevie Award in recognition of what we've achieved as an IT solution provider," said Kevin Rubin, president and CIO of Stratosphere Networks. "We're always looking for ways to improve and be the technology partner everyone wants to work with, and this award shows our efforts to empower our clients and our team members are working."

More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.

"The nominations submitted to The 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding. They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2019 Stevie winners are available at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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