Salt Lake City, Utah - February 16, 2016 – VLCM announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named VLCM to its 2016 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their top-notch offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.
In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations.
The list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250, recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premise and off-premise services; and the MSP Hosting Service Provider 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based services.
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“MSPs meet a critical need in the IT market, providing customized, turnkey services that allow for predictable operational expenses, effective control of expenditures, precise allocation of limited resources and convenient access to on-demand and pay-as-you-go technology,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate the service providers of the MSP 500, who continually reinvent themselves to successfully meet their customers’ changing needs, helping businesses get the most out of their IT investments and sharpen their competitive edge.”
“We are finding that our Managed Services practice is addressing our client’s critical business needs in a very dynamic IT landscape,” notes VLCM Director of Managed Services, George Phipps, “On behalf of our clients, I want to thank them for their trust and confidence in VLCM and our team, and we are truly honored to be recognized in the CRN Elite 150 of the MSP 500 list”.
The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.
VLCM is one of the largest technology resellers in the Mountain West. Celebrating over 33 years of success, we attribute our strong presence and expertise to the meaningful relationships formed between our customers, employees, and partners. VLCM is the #1 HP reseller in the State of Utah, a Utah Business Fast 50 company, and is featured on Inc. 5000, Tech Elite 250, and CRN Solution Provider 500 lists. Our extensive IT certifications and deep technical expertise across a broad portfolio of products and solutions are how we Get IT Right.
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