Penton Technology Names i3 Business Solutions to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition
8th Annual Report Identifies World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)
March 26, 2015: i3 Business Solutions has appeared on Penton Technology’s eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). The complete 501 list is currently available on the MSPmentor. Additional lists include:
- The top ranked MSPs in North America
- The top MSPs in Europe, Middle East and Africa
- The top MSPs in Asia, Australia and New Zealand
- The top Small Business MSP list comprised of the top companies in our annual survey with 10 or fewer employees.
"We’re proud of team i3 and our journey of people and process excellence," said Michael Ritsema, Partner and President, i3 Business Solutions, LLC. "This award is an affirmation of our ReliabilITy R3 service and focus on delivering technology excellence to accelerate customer’s business results."
Each year, MSPmentor gathers information for its annual rankings through the participation of managed service providers and IT service providers in our annual survey. The survey was conducted from December 2014 through January 2015. Rankings are based Penton Technology’s unique criteria for MSPs such as annual recurring revenues, total revenues and more.
"We want to congratulate i3 Business Solutions and look forward to covering their growth strategies in the year ahead," said Marcia Parker, Executive Director, Penton Technology Group.
This year the top MSPmentor 501 companies recorded higher recurring revenues than ever before. Combined, the total annual recurring revenues for all of MSPmentor 501 2015 companies reached a record high of $3.95 billion in 2014, up 26.5% year over year.
"Thank you to all the companies who participated in this year's MSPmentor 501 survey, and congratulations to the companies that ranked on our 501 list, our regional lists and our Small Business list," said Jessica Davis, Editor in Chief of MSPmentor and Executive Editor at Penton Technology. "Your participation enables us to continue to provide you with high quality information about the most successful business models, pricing, vertical markets and other approaches to running your businesses in 2015 and beyond."
MSPmentor, produced by Penton Technology, is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry’s top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.
ABOUT i3 BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, LLC
Since 1992, i3 Business Solutions, LLC, a technology consulting firm led by business partners Kathy Labozzetta and Mike Ritsema, has been providing information technology (IT) and computer networking services for small to mid-sized organizations in the West Michigan area. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, i3’s services and solutions include cloud biased application productivity, network security, IT staffing, server and storage installation, network management, disaster recovery, backup services, and total information technology outsourcing and managed services. To learn more, visit www.i3bus.com.
Penton drives performance for more than 16 million professionals each and every day. They rely on us to deliver: Insights, information & workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking & community to engage them with industry peers & partners; and data & marketing services to advance their business performance & deliver ROI.
Penton is a growth company with a track record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.
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