CRN Managed Services News

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant For Managed Workplace Services

In its first assessment of managed workplace service providers, Gartner outlines what it sees as leaders in the space, along with challengers, visionaries and niche players.

Massive Novitex-SourceHOV Merger Will Unleash $1.5B Financial Technology MSP Powerhouse

Novitex and SourceHOV have agreed to join forces, creating a 23,500-person behemoth that provides IT services to more than 60 percent of the Fortune 100.

5 Things You Can Expect From Atera In 2017

Startup Atera's roadmap for 2017 is designed to expand the company's footprint in the MSP application space.

2017 MSP 500: Pioneer 250

The MSP Pioneer 250 is a list of solution providers with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on SMB market.

2017 MSP 500: Managed Security 100

The Managed Security 100 is a list of solution providers that focus primarily on delivering off-premise cloud-based security services.

CRN's 2017 Managed Service Provider 500

CRN's fourth annual Managed Service Provider 500 recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services.

2017 MSP 500: Elite 150

The MSP Elite 150 is a list of channel companies who are large data-center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premise and off-premise services.

CRN Exclusive: Kudelski Security Says It Now Has The Ultimate Managed Security Service

Kudelski Security has launched a new offering that it says will shake up the managed security services market, bringing together both legacy and emerging security technologies to address new security needs.

Q&A: Intermedia SVP Eric Martorano On Doubling Revenue, Adding Salespeople And Spurring Channel Growth

Eric Martorano, Intermedia's senior vice president of worldwide sales, discusses the company's plans to hire dozens of salespeople, the launch of field sales and sales engineering practices, and how it plans to double revenue within four years.

Sources: Dimension Data Executive Exodus Continues, With North America President And SVP Of Human Resources Out

More executive turmoil is happening at Dimension Data, with sources telling CRN that North America President Waheed Choudry and Senior Vice President of Human Resources Denise Messineo have left the systems integrator.

CRN Exclusive: New Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson On The Managed Print Services Goldmine, Why A4 Is So Important To The Channel, And The Pursuit Of Larger Partners

Xerox aims to aggressively grow its business with multivendor channel partners thanks to a more affordable offering of tabletop A4 printers and an industry-leading managed print services portfolio, new CEO Jeff Jacobson tells CRN exclusively.

Will 2017 Be A Big Year For MSPs?

A survey forecasts a jump in IT spending next year, and potentially higher demand for outside services. (From

Partners: New AWS Managed Services Raises A Channel Conflict Red Flag - 'They Eat Into Your Business As They Grow'

Partners are eagerly awaiting more details from AWS on how the company ultimately sees partners building out their own offerings in the wake of the AWS managed services.

The 10 Biggest Managed Services Stories Of 2016

Vendors and distributors spent 2016 rolling out tools for MSPs to strengthen their capabilities around security, cloud and the data center.

Kaseya Takes Aim At Competitors With New PSA Migration Solution

Kaseya continues to go after Connectwise, Autotask and Tigerpaw, with new PSA migration tool.

Sources: Dimension Data Americas CEO Slaga Out As Company Restructures

Dimension Data Americas CEO Mark Slaga has left the company, sources tell CRN, the latest in a series of sweeping changes at the systems integrator in recent months.

Adar Unveils Channel Program For Its Nerdio ITaaS Platform

Adar, a former MSP itself, wants to make it easier for MSP partners to work with its Nerdio platform for automated deployment and support of IT services for small businesses.

Demand For IT Services Will Continue Upward Climb

A report by The Business Research Company says the services market will top $1 trillion in 2018. (From

ConnectWise CEO Hopes President-Elect Trump Will Cut Taxes And Overtime Pay Requirements For Small Business Owners

ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini said President-elect Donald Trump is uniquely positioned to understand just how burdensome excess regulation can be since he's a businessman.

ConnectWise CEO: MSPs Have Become Sort Of 'Complacent,' Must Get Into Managed Security

MSPs should work to monetize their security offerings since customers will turn to them first in the event of a security breach, Arnie Bellini tells IT Nation 2016 attendees.