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Sharp Business Systems Named Partner of the Year by Continuum
Recognized as top partner overall by revenue at Navigate 2017


MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Business Systems, a direct sales division of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America and Sharp Electronics Corporation, was named Partner of the Year by Continuum, the exclusive provider of a vertically integrated IT service delivery platform that enables IT service providers to scale rapidly and profitably.

"The entire Sharp team is honored to be recognized by a partner as fantastic as Continuum," said Newt Higman, National Director, Managed Services, Sharp Business Systems. "Our two-and-a-half-year partnership has been a successful venture through which we've been able to offer the best in managed network services to our customers."

The award was presented by Continuum to Sharp Business Systems at a ceremony in Las Vegas during its annual user conference, Navigate 2017. The Continuum Partner of the Year Award specifically recognizes the company's top partner overall by revenue.

"Sharp's commitment to transforming their clients' IT by partnering with Continuum has been second-to-none," said Bob Kocis, CRO, Continuum. "By taking advantage of our vertically integrated IT management and service delivery platform and educational services, Sharp's impressive revenue performance in the managed service space has earned them the title of Partner of the Year at Navigate 2017. We want to congratulate the entire Sharp Business Systems team and look forward to seeing them raise the bar again next year."

Sharp has been working with Continuum and its suite of managed network services since 2014. The relationship allows Sharp to provide network monitoring and management, help desk support and backup/disaster recovery to help provide a proactive approach for businesses to avoid potential IT issues.

Navigate 2017 brought together various names in managed IT services to learn, collaborate and network in order to develop new strategies to take their organizations to the next level. This is the second consecutive year Sharp has been recognized at Navigate. In 2016, Sharp received the Revenue Rock Star Partner Award from Continuum, which recognized outstanding growth in managed network services.

For more information on Sharp Business Systems' Managed Network Services, visit:

About Continuum

Continuum empowers managed IT service providers, giving them the technology platform, services and processes they need to simplify IT management and deliver exceptional service to their small and medium-sized clients. Continuum's vertically integrated service delivery model combines an unmatched SaaS-based technology suite with a world-class NOC and Help Desk, allowing them to not only remotely monitor, manage, backup and secure their clients' IT environments from a single pane of glass, but scale rapidly and profitably. Continuum employs more than 1,400 professionals worldwide and monitors more than 1 million endpoints for its 5,800 partners, including MSPs servicing more than 60,000 SMB customers and web hosting providers protecting more than 250,000 servers with Continuum's BDR product line. For more information, visit or and follow on LinkedIn and Twitter @FollowContinuum.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, professional displays, robotics and energy systems.

About Sharp Business Systems

Sharp Business Systems is the direct sales division of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, which markets Sharp's full line of multifunction printers (MFPs)/Copiers, Network Printers, Fax Machines and professional display products including the AQUOS BOARD®  interactive display system. Sharp Imaging and Information Systems is a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, Osaka, Japan. 


For more information about Sharp's business products, contact Sharp Business Systems, 100 Paragon Drive, Montvale, N.J., 07645. For online product information, visit our website at


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