CRN Managed Services News

Global Convergence Rolls Out Flexible Managed Service Offering For Enterprises

Global Convergence has launched a managed services program that enables partners to aggregate hardware, software and vendor maintenance components into a single package.

Exigent Acquires Information Architects For Scale, Technical Capabilities

Exigent President Dan Haurey says more acquisitions are likely because the pace of change in the industry demands that MSPs and cloud service providers have to change right along with it.

Logicalis Group Appoints Rob Evans As COO

Just days after announcing a new global CEO, Logicalis Group has made another executive appointment with the addition of Rob Evans as COO.

Report: CSC Pursued For Buyout By Capgemini, Carlyle Group

After reports emerged on Friday that CSC was in talks over a two-buyer buyout, more reports are now naming the parties involved in the acquisition talks as Capgemini and private equity firm Carlyle Group.

NaviSite Predicts Next Big Managed Services Play

Data Center 100 honoree NaviSite discusses its biggest plays in managed services. Plus, what's next.

Logicalis Appoints Mark Rogers As New Global CEO

After a year without an official CEO at the helm, Logicalis Group, No. 26 on the CRN SP500 list, has announced that Mark Rogers will be assuming the role at the end of the month.

CRN's 2015 Managed Service Provider 500

CRN's second annual Managed Service Provider 500 recognizes the MSPs in North America whose approach to delivering managed services is one innovative step ahead.

2015 MSP 500: Pioneer 250

The MSP Pioneer 250 is a list of channel companies with business models weighted toward managed services, with a focus on the SMB market.

2015 MSP 500: Hosting 100

CRN's annual MSP 500 list recognizes those companies whose approach to managed services is one innovative step ahead. Here we present a sampling of the Hosting 100 from the 2015 MSP 500.

2015 MSP 500: Elite 150

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

Q&A: Insight CEO Talks Partner Program Changes, End Of Server 2003 And More

Insight CEO Ken Lamneck discusses how his company will weather costly vendor partner program changes, why they have recently hired 160 people and opportunities associated with the end of support for Windows Server 2003.

Former Systemax Top Exec Asks For Clemency As Sentencing Looms For Fraud, Tax Evasion

In the latest case development, a former top-level Systemax executive is asking for a reduced sentence in wake of good behavior, and revealed a history of substance abuse after he pleaded guilty last month to fraud and tax evasion. He also admitted to hundreds of thousands of dollars in vendor kickbacks.

MSP Synoptek Boosts Cloud Portfolio With Acquisitions, Sets Sights On New Customers

Managed service provider Synoptek has grown its workforce by nearly 50 percent by acquiring two California MSPs that focus on cloud hosting and startups.

Quartet Service Acquires En Vogue Computers To 'Double Down' On Office 365

Toronto-based Quartet Service is betting big on Office 365 with the acquisition of En Vogue Computers, the MSP announced Wednesday.

SHI International CEO Thai Lee: 'It's A Great Time To Be In IT'

SHI International, No. 15 on CRN's SP500 list, posted record-breaking revenue for the year of $6 billion, driven by an overall growing demand for IT, CEO Thai Lee told CRN.

Cognizant's Big Bet On Health-Care Vertical Paying Off, Earnings Show

Over the past year, Cognizant has positioned itself to capitalize on a massive health-care opportunity, and it is starting to pay off, the company's fourth-quarter and year-end earnings showed.

Q&A: Autotask CEO On The State Of The Managed Services Market

CRN spoke with Autotask CEO Mark Cattini about the future of the managed services market. Here's what he had to say.

Unified Office Adds Analytics Suite To Communications Offering

Unified Office, a Portsmouth, N.H.-based MSP, has rolled out an analytics add-on to its own hybrid cloud-based Voice-over-IP and unified communications offerings.

Dimension Data Ramps Up Data Center Push With Employee, Acquisition Investments

Dimension Data is ramping up its data center investment, announcing plans to hire 300 more employees and possibly make a data-center-focused acquisition.

Kaseya Adds Mobility Management, Updates Cloud Infrastructure

Kaseya has rolled out an update to its cloud-based IT management platform that adds mobile app device management and boosted the underlying cloud infrastructure, the company said Tuesday.