The history of CNP, 21 years of advancing technology:

1995

CNP Technologies was founded in 1995 as Computer Network Power with a focus on quality on-site service and an expertise in thin client computing. Core qualities such as responsiveness, attention to detail and professional service allowed Computer Network Power to grow steadily in the Charlotte and surrounding area.

1999

In 1999, Computer Network Power merged with Learning Station.com; an ASP specializing in applications for the K-12 education market. Computer Network Power provided Learningstation.com the necessary thin client expertise (Citrix) used to deliver the applications to the desktop of the students.

2000

In early 2000, Computer Network Power was purchased by it’s current owners; who had extensive experience in sales and delivery of technology services. They were motivated to continue the same high standard of quality while steadily adding to the customer base and to the company’s product and services offerings.

2002

In 2002 CNP became one of the first ten resellers for Shoreline VOIP telephone systems (now ShoreTel). Every year since, CNP has been named to the Shoretel Circle of Excellence – awarded only to the top 10 partners in the US.

2004

The company has continued to excel and expand and in 2004 Computer Network Power was renamed CNP Technologies to reflect the growing array of products and services the company offered. Since then, CNP has expanded to include personnel in Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC, Atlanta, GA, Raleigh, NC, and Greensboro, NC to service their growing clientele and markets served.

2007

In 2007 CNP earned distinction as the number one ranked ShoreTel partner among over 500 resellers worldwide in terms of sales and customer satisfaction and is the only ShoreTel partner that has been included in the Circle of Excellence for 5 years running. CNP now supports over 400 different enterprises that have ShoreTel installed; accounting for over 75,000 licensed endpoints across the U.S and internationally.

2012

CNP Technologies responds to the growing demands of customer’s storage requirements and add NetApp Storage Solutions (Gold Partner). CNP also becomes an authorized partner of Unitrends Backup and Recovery Solutions. CNP adds managed unified communications to their offerings as ShoreTel acquires unified communications company M5 Networks.

2014

CNP Technologies became an Authorized Partner of Egnyte Cloud File Services as well as a Silver Partner of Sophos Security Solutions to add to their cloud offerings. CNP earns the ShoreTel Circle of Excellence again and passes 500 account.

2015

CNP eclipses the 150,000 mark of endpoints under ShoreTel support and purchases Atlanta-based ShoreTel Partner Stormwood Technologies adding another 145 ShoreTel accounts.

2016

CNP again wins Shoretel Circle of Excellence for the 14th year running and received 5th place of the top 10 partners. We also became a reseller for OpenDNS, now are now part of Cisco Security Solutions