12th Annual MSP 501 Identifies Top Forward-Thinking Global MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services
Release: July 3, 2019. For Immediate Release
Channel Futures announced their prestigious 2019 MSP 501 Worldwide Rankings today. We at Iconic IT are pleased to announce that all four Iconic IT locations made the MSP 501 list. Capstone IT was named No. 194, Choose Networks was named No. 249, Live Consulting was named No. 254, and Networking Results was named No. 289.
Capstone IT moved up 7 spots from #201 in 2018, and 48 spots since they first won the award in 2014. Live Consulting previously won the award in 2016. Networking Results has been on the list since 2016. This is the first appearance for Choose Networks on the MSP 501 list.
“Anytime you are honored by a leading organization in our industry, it is a testament to the team of individuals that make up our company.” says Chris Hoose CEO of Choose Networks. “The Choose Networks team is dedicated to delivering an exceptional user experience and it is that focus that has allowed us to grow. Making this list gives us another opportunity to thank our customers for trusting us with their IT needs and our employees for focusing on people that we serve. Thank You.”
“Having all four companies honored for being among the best MSPs in the world is a great way to celebrate our launch as Iconic IT. We are very excited to celebrate our past, but look to the future to make Iconic IT the best place to work for our employees, build raving fan customers, and continue our march forward as an industry leader,” says Mike Fowler, CEO of Iconic IT.
In the 12 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 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.”
In addition to deciding the rankings, the survey drives the creation of an annual in-depth study of business and technology trends in the IT channel, released each year at the Channel Partners Evolution conference. The full MSP 501 Report leverages applicant responses, interviews with industry experts and historical data to give a well-rounded picture of the managed services opportunity.
The complete 2019 MSP 501 list is available at Channel Futures.
To qualify for the 2019 MSP 501, organizations were required to submit a confidential survey application and verified 2018 financial results. “The MSP 501 uses a unique data analysis that recognizes that not all revenue streams are created equally, weighting them according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in this fast-evolving channel,” according to Kris Blackmon senior editor of the MSP 501.
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About Iconic IT
Formed in 2019 with the merger of four leading IT Managed Services firms – Capstone IT (Rochester, NY), Choose Networks (Wichita, KS), Live Consulting (Denver, CO), and Networking Results (Dallas, TX) - Iconic IT is set to become an industry leading MSP with a national reach. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Iconic IT provides technology support services. For more information visit: www.IconicIT.com
About Capstone IT
Headquartered in Pittsford, NY, Capstone Information Technologies specializes in highly-responsive computer support, IT consulting, and proactive managed services for businesses in Western New York. Capstone is a local Rochester Top 100 company serving the area since 2003. For more information visit: www.Capstoneitinc.com
About Choose Networks
Choose Networks, founded in 2002, is a technology company that concentrates its efforts on the user experience. Whether it is enterprise level IT Support (Sentinel Services), a security alarm, home automation, or audio/visual system, our primary focus is on the user not the technology. Our passion is to deliver an exceptional user experience. For more information visit: www.ChooseNetworks.com
About Live Consulting
Live Consulting was founded in 2004 with an oh-so-simple goal of providing small and medium sized businesses in the Denver, CO area with the same level of service as a corporate empire, only with less computer-speak. For more information visit: www.LiveConsulting.com
About Networking Results
Networking Results, Inc. was founded in 2002 with the purpose of bringing technology that large companies enjoy to the small and mid-sized businesses of the Dallas Metro area. We knew then that small business could use computers, reliable networks and technology to reach their objectives if that technology just worked. It was our goal to remove the frustration that normally comes on the shoulders of the owners and their employees. This would allow them the freedom to work on their core tasks and not be weighed down by the pain that so often accompanies implementing IT. For more information visit: www.NetworkingResults.com
Name: Chris Hoose, VP of Communications of Iconic IT
Organization: Choose Networks, an Iconic IT company
Address: 410 N. St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67202
Name: Mike Fowler, CEO of Iconic IT
Organization: Capstone IT, an Iconic IT company
Address: 656 Kreag Road, Pittsford, NY 14534