Annual MSP 501 Identifies Industry’s Best-in-Class Businesses Growing Via Recurring Revenue and Innovation
JULY 10, 2021: CISSDM has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.
CISSDM has been selected as one of the technology industry’s top-performing providers of managed services by the editors of Channel Futures. For the past 15 years, MSPs from around the globe have submitted applications to be included on this prestigious and definitive listing. The Channel Futures MSP 501 survey examines organizational performance based on annual sales, recurring revenue, profit margins, revenue mix, growth opportunities, innovation, technology solutions supported, and company and customer demographics.
Managed services providers that qualify for the list must pass a rigorous review conducted by the research team and editors of Channel Futures that rank applicants using a unique methodology that weighs financial performance according to long-term health and viability, commitment to recurring revenue and operational efficiency.
Channel Futures is pleased to name CISSDM to the 2021 MSP 501.
“During a period of intensified response bringing about a faster adoption of digital transformation projects due to the pandemic, CISSDM is pleased to continually embrace change. CISSDM’s ability to design and deliver secure WAN networks for enterprise allows us to stay on MSP 501 list,” said Nate McNair, Co-Founder and CTO of CISSDM. “Last year, we helped our customers reevaluate their WAN solutions and helped them focus and pivot their technology-related business policies so they could be ready for an age of bringing their business to the cloud.
“From simple projects like ensuring that employees can work from home with access to a secure network to delivering field services that focused on PPE installations, CISSDM has supported our enterprise customers’ transition through these changes. Being in the industry for over 20 years, we’ve seen customers pivot, and CISSDM always helped lead them along the way. Last year, we’ve seen our retail customers refocus their sales strategies online. More than ever, we’ve also witnessed the importance of secure and advanced networks for the healthcare vertical. As we continue to design, deliver, and manage next-gen technologies like SD-WAN and SASE solutions, we want our customers to realize the value of their technologies in an age of rapid digital transformation and change.”
This year’s list attracted a record number of applicants and was one of the most competitive in the survey’s history. Winners are being recognized on the Channel Futures website and will be honored at a special ceremony at the MSP Summit held Nov. 1-2 in Las Vegas as part of the Channel Partners Conf. & Expo.
Since its inception, the MSP 501 has evolved from a competitive ranking into a vibrant group of innovators focused on high levels of customer satisfaction at small, medium, and large organizations in public and private sectors. Today, many of their services and technology offerings focus on growing customer needs in the areas of cloud, security, collaboration, and support of hybrid work forces.
“The 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 winners are the highest-performing and most innovative IT providers in the industry today. They stand head and shoulders above the competition,” said Robert DeMarzo, vice president of content for the Channel Futures and Channel Partners Conference & Expo division of Informa Tech Channels. “Coordinated by Channel Futures MSP 501 editor Allison Francis, this year’s list was clearly one of the best ever on record.”
“Vendors that are aligned with the Channel Futures MSP 501 are driving a new wave of innovation in the industry. Through their partnerships they are demonstrating a commitment to moving the MSP and entire channel forward,” said Kelly Danziger, general manager of Informa Tech Channels. “We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the 2021 winners and gratitude to the thousands of MSPs that have contributed to the continuing growth and success of the managed services sector.”
The MSP 501 winners will be recognized at the MSP 501 Awards Gala at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo / MSP Summit, Nov. 1-4, in Las Vegas.
The complete 2021 MSP 501 list is available on Channel Futures’ website.
The 2021 MSP 501 list is based on confidential data collected and analyzed by the Channel Futures editorial and research teams. Data was collected online from March 1-May 24, 2021. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, profit margin and other factors.
CISSDM, North America’s premier enterprise SD-WAN, Aggregation, & UCaaS provider has designed and supported complex WAN solutions since 2008. CISSDM’s six-phase delivery model accelerates the adoption of SD-WAN. With a team of SD-WAN engineers and 42,000 field service technicians, CISSDM manages the SD-WAN deployment from their 10,000 square foot PCI/HIPAA/SOC2 compliant staging facility. CISSDM’s ITIL-certified engagement managers ensure on-time circuit installation and project delivery. CISSDM generates over half a million support cases a year from 50,000 SD-WAN assets under our management that is remediated by our redundant Advanced Support Centers spanning over 25,000 square feet in California and Idaho. Learn more at www.cissdm.com
About Channel Futures
Channel Futures is a media and events platform serving companies in the IT channel industry with insights, industry analysis, peer engagement, business information and in-person events. Our properties include Channel Futures MSP 501, recognizing the most influential and fastest-growing providers of managed services in the technology industry, Channel Futures DEI 101, honoring and celebrating those who have often been under-represented in tech channels; Channel Partners Events, delivering unparalleled in-person events, including Channel Partners Conference & Expo, The MSP Summit, and Channel Evolution Europe; and DEI Community Group, our initiatives to educate, support, promote, and sustain diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the IT channel industry. Channel Futures is part of Informa Tech, a market-leading B2B information provider with depth and specialization in the Information and Communications (ICT) Technology sector. Every year, we welcome 7,400+ subscribers to our research, more than 3.8 million unique visitors a month to our digital communities, 18,200+ students to our training programs and 225,000 delegates to our events. Channel Futures is where the world meets the channel; We are leading Channel Partners forward. More information is available at channelfutures.com.
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