The 12th annual MSP 501 worldwide company rankings beat last year’s record number of applicants from around the globe, of which 415 Group claimed a spot again, being named one of the most forward-thinking and progressive managed service providers (MSPs) in 2019, for the second year in a row.
“The 2019 MSP 501 winners are the most elite, innovative and strategic IT service providers on the planet, and they stand as a model of excellence in the industry,” says Kris Blackmon, Content Director of Channel Partners and Channel Futures and lead of the MSP 501 program. “As the MSP 501 Community grows, leagues of managed service providers learn from the successes of these winning companies, gaining insight into the best practices, strategies and technologies that elevate an MSP to the level of the 501 winners. Our heartfelt congratulations to the 2019 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.”
The MSP 501 list was the first of its kind and has become the most pronounced listing of top managed service providers in the world. Since its inception 12 years ago, the MSP 501 list has grown from simply a competitive ranking of MSPs to an exciting group of service providers, vendors, distributors, consultants, and industry analysts that exemplify and help evolve the opportunities always emerging in the managed service sector. Channel Futures determines its list of MSP 501 winners by analyzing data provided by each company to include, among other factors, growth and recurring revenue. They use their own unique methodology to rank the most progressive and forward-thinking MSPs in the world.
Channel Futures, along with its sister site Channel Partners, ranked each winner by recognizing that not all revenue earned produces the same return, and therefore should not be weighed equally between applicants. They analyzed the candidate’s revenue in accordance to how accurately their business strategy predicts, and how quickly they act upon, the rapid and ever-changing trends and demands of the IT MSP world. The MSP 501 survey that all applicants complete not only helps with the rankings, but also provides the data to create Channel Futures’ annual study of business and technology trends in the IT channel.
“The entire 415 Group team is ecstatic about receiving an award of this caliber,” said David Besse, IT Partner of 415 Group. “We appreciate this opportunity to be counted with the best IT managed service providers in the world.”
As a MSP 501 Winner, 415 Group is eligible to win one of Channel Future’s 10 special awards, such as Digital Innovator of the Year, Executive of the Year, and the Lifetime Achievement Award. 415 Group will be recognized, along with the award recipients and all other MSP 501 Winners from across the world, at the awards gala during the MSP 501 Channel Partners Evolution event in Washington, D.C. later this year. The annual study will also be released at that time.
The complete 2019 MSP 501 list is available on the Channel Futures website.
About 415 Group
Proudly located in Canton, Ohio, 415 Group is a full-service professional firm providing IT consulting, certified public accounting, business advisory services, and business valuation services to a variety of clients across multiple industries. Established in 1981, we have built our reputation of excellence over the past 20 plus years by being a strategic advocate, trusted friend, and accounting/IT leader for our clients. At 415 Group, we believe our strength lies in our people, our solutions, and our community. In every engagement, we deliver care you can count on and expertise you can trust – with the local insight you value.
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