Awards & Certifications

ISO 9001:2008 Certified


TL9000 Certificate Number: TL12848


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

CRN Solution Provider 500


Since 2008 CRN’s Solution Provider 500 (formerly the VAR500) has recognized NHR on their annual 500 Top Solutions Providers list as one of North America's top technology integrators. NHR most recently placed as #93 in the 2013 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 NHR was selected 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 NHR has graced since 2000. Taken as a whole, the companies on these lists represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.


Pacific Coast Business Times

Pacific Coast Business Times honored NHR as the 2006 Private Company of the Year. NHR 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 2010, Mike Sheldon, CEO of NHR, was honored with the PCBT 40 under 40 award. 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 while maintaining community.


Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Mike Sheldon, President and CEO of Network Hardware Resale, 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 NHR CEO, was 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.