SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Kevin Benedict, Gilad Parann-Nissany, Peter Silva, Unitiv Blog, RealWire News Distribution

News Feed Item

Network Data Systems Named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider Elite 150

Network Data Systems, today announced it has been named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Elite 150. The annual list recognizes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose cutting-edge approach to managed services puts end-user customers in the best position to improve efficiencies, cut costs and speed time to market for their own products and services.

CRN, the leading media outlet for vendors and solution providers attempting to understand sales and service channels, selected the top MSPs in order to bring clarity to the decision-making process.

This year, CRN’s MSP500 is broken down into three groups highlighting the MSP Elite 150, who are large data center-focused solution providers with a strong mix of on-premise professional services as well as off-premise services; the MSP Pioneer 250, who have a business model heavily weighted toward managed services focused on the small- and midsize-business market; and the MSP Hosting Service Provider 100, who own and operate their own data centers, providing a wide array of subscription-based outsourced services.

“We are humbled to be part of CRN’s MSP Elite 150” says Jeff Gray, VP of Managed Services. “At Network Data Systems we have worked hard at focusing on providing the best customer service experience possible by creating a culture of customer advocacy. We look at each customer individually to understand and validate that we provide the best technical solutions to meet their need to drive better business value. Our success is highlighted by our ability to quickly create a ‘purpose built solution’ that can be a mix of remote managed services, on-site managed services and professional services. Our continued success depends on our customer’s success, so we will continue to do everything we can to be innovative, flexible and adaptable to our customer’s needs while maintaining our position as a leader in our profession”.

“The managed services landscape continues to evolve rapidly as organizations are discovering they can impact both bottom-line and top-line growth,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “When it comes to strong managed services and off-premise solutions, these companies are the industry’s proven leaders, showing just how they can change the game for their customers and we congratulate them on their success.”

Coverage of the MSP500 will be featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

Network Data Systems, some say, is the industry’s best kept secret, a world-class specialist in providing IT infrastructure professional and managed services. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, IL, NDS is trusted to serve some of the nation’s largest, most complex corporations and government agencies.

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company is the sales channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology sales channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.