11th Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services
August 22, 2018: IRIS Solutions ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings.
The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications poured in from Europe, Asia, South America and beyond.
As it has for the last three years, Channel Futures teamed with Clarity Channel Advisors to evaluate these progressive and forward-leaning companies. MSPs were ranked according to our unique methodology, which recognizes that not all revenue streams are created equal. We weighted revenue figures according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.
“IRIS’ success is rooted in our 22+ years of unwavering commitment to deliver an exceptional IT experience to our customers.” said Reggie Stevens, CEO of IRIS Solutions. “This award is a reflection of that commitment, and the technical excellence of our team. This award belongs to them.”
Channel Futures is pleased to honor IRIS Solutions.
For the first time, Channel Futures will also name 10 special award winners, including MSP of the Year, CEO of the Year and one Lifetime Achievement Award for a career of excellence in the channel.
The MSP 501 winners and award recipients will be recognized at a special ceremony at Channel Partners Evolution, held this year October 9-12 in Philadelphia, as well as in the Fall issue of Channel Partners Magazine.
“This year’s applicant pool was the largest and most diverse in the history of the survey, and our winners represent the health and progressivity of the managed services market,” says Kris Blackmon, Channel Futures content director and editor of the MSP 501. “They’re growing their revenue, expanding their customer influence and exploring new technology that will propel them for years to come.”
The full MSP 501 report, available this fall, will leverage applicant responses, interviews and historical data to identify business and technology trends in the IT channel. Highlights will include:
- Revenue growth and business models
- Hiring trends and workforce dynamics
- Business strategies
- Service deliverables
- Business tools and automation investments
The complete 2018 MSP 501 list is available at Channel Futures.
The 2018 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its sister site, Channel Partners. Data was collected online from Feb. 28 through May 31, 2018. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, growth and other factors.
About IRIS Solutions
IRIS Solutions is the leading provider of technology services for dental and medical practices throughout the southeast U.S. With a 22 history of award winning support, IRIS continues to be the thought leader in dental and medical IT support. At IRIS, we’re committed to hiring the best and supporting our customers and our people to achieve extraordinarily.
IRIS acts as your external IT department, serving as a one-stop source for all of your technology needs. Using the very latest technologies, our solutions deliver:
- Cloud migration, storage, and computing;
- 24/7 network and cyber security;
- HIPAA/HITECH and PCI compliance;
- Improved utilization, security, scalability, and efficiency of network devices (e.g. computers, tablets, inter-oral scanners, 3D-Pans, phones, etc.);
- Regularly scheduled IT audits to ensure you maintain your technological edge and IT systems remain future-proof; and
- Timely on-site installations and support, as needed.
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Content Director, Channel Futures
Editor, MSP 501