Channel Futures 13th annual ranking of 501 most elite MSPs honors firm’s business division
Ridgeland, Mississippi (August 5, 2020) - C Spire Business has been selected for the seventh consecutive year as one of the world’s premier managed service providers by Channel Futures, one of the leading media brands devoted to the diverse spectrum of channel companies that are part of the growing digital services revolution.
Every year, MSPs worldwide complete n extensive survey and application on product offerings, annual total and recurring revenue, profits, revenue mix, growth opportunities and company and customer demographic information. Applicants are ranked on a unique methodology that weights revenue figures according to long-term health and viability, commitment to recurring revenue and operational efficiency.
“We’re very honored to receive this recognition. It is another indicator that our best practices, strategies and technologies make all the difference in how we deliver superior IT products and services to our customers,” said Allen McIntosh, general manager of C Spire Business. “We’re proud to be recognized as an industry leader.”
A division of C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology company, C Spire Business joined other top MSPs on the list, including Insight Enterprises, TPX and Expedient, according to Kris Blackmon, senior content director of Channel Partners and Channel Futures and lead of the MS 501 program.
“For the third year running, the applicant pool for the annual MSP 501 has grown year-over-year, making this year’s list the most competitive in the survey’s history,” Blackmon said. “The MSP 501 leveraged judgement methodology brand-new in 2020 to drill down into not just what makes a big managed service provider, but what makes a great managed service provider. The 2020 winners are truly the best examples of innovation, business acumen and strategic savvy on the planet. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the 2020 winners and gratitude to the thousands of MSPs that have contributed to the continuing growth and success of both the 501 and the thriving managed services sector.”
In the 13 years since its inception, the MSP 501 has evolved from a competitive ranking list into a vibrant group of service providers, vendors, distributors, consultants and industry analysts working together to define the growing managed service opportunity.
The 2020 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its sister site, Channel Partners. Data was collected online from March 1 through June 30. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics, including recurring revenue, growth and other factors.
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