DEVsource Technology Solutions Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

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July 3, 2018

DEVsource Technology Solutions Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

11th Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services

July 2nd, 2018: DEVsource Technology 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.

"I am very happy for our team to be recognized with this honor. To be in the top 501 Managed Service Providers in the world validates our team’s dedication to our clients and our processes," said Mike Hopkins, CEO, DEVsource Technology Solutions.

Channel Futures is pleased to honor DEVsource Technology 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.

Background

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 DEVsource Technology Solutions

Since 2001, DEVsource has helped small- and medium-sized businesses in the Western Kentucky and Western Tennessee region (Murray, Benton, Paris, etc.) make the most of their business technology. Our mission is to help our community’s fellow businesses eliminate IT problems and harness the power of truly great IT so they can achieve more. Our friendly, professional, and qualified team is ready to help your company discover the DEVsource difference.

About Informa

Channel Futures, Channel Partners Online, Channel Partners Conference & Expo and Channel Partners Evolution are part of Informa, the international business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events group. Informa serves commercial, professional and academic communities, helping them connect and learn, and creating and providing access to content and intelligence that helps people and businesses work smarter and make better decisions faster.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Kris Blackmon,
Content Director, Channel Futures
Editor, MSP 501 
[email protected]

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