ST. CLOUD, MN, FEBRUARY 17, 2022 — Marco, a leading technology services company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Marco to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category for 2023. CRN’s annual MSP 500 list identifies the industry-leading service providers in North America who are driving a new wave of growth and innovation for the channel through forward-thinking approaches to managed services, helping end users increase efficiency and simplify IT solutions, while maximizing their return on investment.MSPs have become a vital part of the success of businesses worldwide. MSPs not only empower organizations to leverage intricate technologies but also help them keep a strict focus on their core business goals without straining their budgets.
The annual MSP 500 list is divided into three sections: 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- and off-premises services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premises and cloud-based security services.
“Managed services offer a path for businesses of all sizes to remain efficient and flexible as they grow,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The solution providers on our 2023 MSP 500 list are bringing innovative managed services portfolios to market, helping their customers win by doing more with the IT budgets they have and freeing up resources to focus on mission-critical activities to drive future success.”
It’s an incredible honor for any technology business to receive international recognition. But Marco considers its greatest achievement to be the wins it delivers for its clients. Marco’s Chief Operating Officer Trevor Akervik states, “We are leveraging technology innovation, such as our streamlined client portal, to drive even better outcomes for our clients. I’m ecstatic to see our efforts being recognized on the MSP Elite 150.”
The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/msp500.
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