Awards & Certifications

CRN Solution Provider 500

Awards

Since 2008, CRN's Solution Provider 500 (formerly the VAR500) has recognized Curvature on their annual "500 Top Solution Providers" list as one of North America's top technology integrators. Curvature most recently placed as 84th in the 2016 annual ranking. CRN's Solution Provider list details the leading revenue producers among technology integrators and technology solution provider organizations in North America. The list's ranking is based on gross worldwide revenue of hardware and software sales, as well as earnings from professional and managed information technology (IT) services.


 

2007 Inc. 5000 Honoree

Inc. 500

2012 marked the 10th year that Curvature was recognized as one of the top 5,000 fastest growing companies in the country. The "Inc. 5,000" is an extension of Inc. Magazine's annual "Inc. 500 list", which Curvature has graced since 2000. Conjointly, the companies on these lists constitute the backbone of the U.S. economy.


 

Pacific Coast Business Times

In 2016 Curvature was named one of the 101 One Hundred / Business Hall of Fame Companies in The Pacific Coast Business Times report. This high-profile special report detailed the most influential companies in the Tri-Counties and ranked the 50 largest public and private firms in the region. An evening reception was held to celebrate the honorees on Thursday, May 12 at Four Seasons Biltmore.


 

Pacific Coast Business Times

The Pacific Coast Business Times is the weekly business journal serving the counties of Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Currently, The Pacific Coast Business Times offers 18 special reports and hosts four major events whilst maintaining community. Pacific Coast Business Times honored Curvature as the 2006 Private Company of the Year. Curvature was honored again in 2010, as the Company of the Year in Business & Technology. The selection criteria, determined by the publication's editorial staff, included revenue as well as company growth and performance along with significant news or distinguishing events during the past year. In 2014, Mike Sheldon, CEO of Curvature, was honored with the PCBT Business Leadership Award.


 

Pacific Coast Business Times

The Pacific Coast Business Times honored Curvature in 2014 by recognizing Sachi Thompson, Chief Operations Officer, as one of the Top 50 Women in Business in the category of Science & Industry. The Award profiles outstanding female business leaders in the Tri-Counties, with professional accomplishments nominated by management and selected by the publication’s editorial staff. In 2016, Randi Mitev, Global Director of Marketing and Communications, was honored with the Top 50 Women in Business and named Editor’s Choice in the category of Technology & Innovation.


 
 

Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Mike Sheldon, President and CEO of Curvature, was named as a finalist for 2012 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in Greater Los Angeles – from nearly 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Chuck Sheldon, former Curvature CEO, was also named as a finalist in 2005. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.


ISO 9001:2008 Certified

 

TL9000 Certificate Number: TL12848

Certifications

Curvature holds both ISO 9001:2008 and TL 9000 certifications for all of its distribution centers. Curvature is among an elite class of networking equipment providers that have achieved this level of quality control. The International Standards Organization and the Quality of Excellence for Suppliers of Telecommunications (QuEST) Forum are the governing bodies for these certifications. This prestigious recognition serves to validate Curvature's demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality levels of procurement and refurbishment services for the telecommunications industry worldwide.

ISO 27001

ISO 27001:2013 certification is for Information Security Management Systems and is one of the most widely recognized and prestigious security standards available. By achieving this certification Curvature has confirmed that our ISMS is compliant and in line with the latest industry standards and best practices.

c-tpat Certified

Curvature is a Certified C-TPAT Importer (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism). Led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, C-TPAT is focused on improving global supply chain security with respect to terrorism.