NOVI, MICHIGAN – February 16, 2017 – Red Level, the Novi-based technology consulting and managed services firm, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Red Level to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their 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 Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services.
Red Level was selected for inclusion in the MSP 500 list’s MSP Pioneer 250 category as a consequence of its track record of ongoing success in providing outstanding managed services to enterprise, midlevel, and emerging firms, as well as assisting firms in easily transitioning to managed service models. As a managed services provider, Red Level has consistently succeeded in helping its clients to achieve higher levels of security, efficiency and performance while containing costs, as well as deploying new technologies resulting greater degree of organizational flexibility, capability and responsiveness.
“Managed service providers play an increasingly important role in the day-to-day operations of businesses across North America,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “MSPs help organizations streamline their spending, effectively allocate limited resources, and benefit from advanced expertise in the latest technologies. We congratulate the service providers on CRN’s 2017 MSP500 list, who have continually succeeded in meeting their customers’ changing needs and help them get the most out of their IT investments.”
“Naturally, we are enormously gratified to receive the MSP Pioneer 250 recognition, and we believe it speaks well to our effectiveness in serving as our clients’ trusted managed services partner,” says Dave King, Red Level’s CEO. “We consistently strive to deliver truly world-class service to our clients at all levels, and to ensure that the services we provide deliver tangible business benefits to all our clients. We’ve been highly successful at that, and this recognition serves as a public acknowledgement of that fact.”
The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.