Pittsburgh, PA (August 2018) – Midnight Blue Technology Services 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.
“Ranking yet again among the world’s best managed service providers is a great honor,” said Larry Schwartz, CEO of Midnight Blue Technology Services. “As an MSP delivering technology and service solutions for more than 13 years, the team at Midnight Blue knows what type of support our clients need: a partner that always has your back. Receiving this prestigious ranking is a true demonstration of our company’s continued commitment to providing best in class IT services for our clients.”
Channel Futures is pleased to honor Midnight Blue Technology Services.
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 Midnight Blue Technology Services
Midnight Blue Technology Services provides businesses with “Always On” full-service and scalable technology solutions to keep systems safe, backed up and always running. By providing 24/7 monitoring and exceptional managed IT services, Midnight Blue Technology Services enables clients to focus on their own business and forget about network maintenance.
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Midnight Blue Technology Services
4955 Steubenville Pike, Suite 160
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Content Director, Channel Futures
Editor, MSP 501
At Midnight Blue, we’ve been serving our customers for 15 years. While our 15th year anniversary is going a little differently than we expected, we’re still here taking care of our customers, and we’ll continue to be here for another 15 years–and many more. We look forward to keeping your businesses running, and we look forward to celebrating together soon.