MSP 501 Ranking Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services
July 12, 2018, Newington NH: Daystar, Inc. 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. At number 277, Daystar joins an elite group of MSPs.
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 the United States, 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 a unique methodology, which recognizes that not all revenue streams are created equal. Revenue figures were weighted according to how well the applicant's business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.
“We are excited to be included as one of the top managed service providers worldwide,” shares Keith Bamford, CEO and Co-founder of Daystar. “We deliberately designed our process to help businesses navigate growth, operational efficiency, and cyber security risks. It’s very rewarding to be recognized by a ranking that focuses on proactive measures, strategic initiatives, and revenue development.”
Channel Futures is pleased to honor Daystar, Inc.
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.
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.
“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 Daystar, Inc.
Daystar is a managed services provider and technology alignment integrator for small to midsized businesses. Because all businesses deserve smart, secure, and reliable technology support and guidance, we developed a business-aligned IT support platform, Daystar Direct. Our service helps businesses grow, create new efficiencies, and reduce cyber security risks.
Daystar exists to help small to mid-sized businesses succeed. After two decades in the technology industry, we understand the dynamics of change. We embrace it and hope to help others in their journey as well.
Located in Newington, NH, Daystar was founded in 2000. For more information on Daystar, please visit www.daystarinc.com.
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