Entrepreneurs seeking to start a solution provider business have a number of important choices to make: What technology should I focus on? What vendors should I bring on as partners? How can I embrace the cloud?
One factor that could have significant impact on the success of a new business involves a much more basic question: What state do I call "home?"
In a groundbreaking new research project, The Best States To Start A Solution Provider Business, CRN Research gathered data on all 50 U.S. states across a variety of parameters, from the educational and experience level of a state's available workforce to labor and business costs to a state's tax and regulatory burden.
We milled it all together, measured the states against each other and ranked them according to how solution provider business-friendly they are.
Here's a look at the 10 that came out on top as the best states to do business in.