CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named IT Support RI to its 2019 Managed Service Provider 500 list! The MSP 500 is an annual list that recognizes the top technology providers and IT consultants in North America. These companies are considered to have a forward-thinking approach to providing managed services while changing the landscape of the IT industry. Out of the top 500 MSPs in the country, IT Support RI has been named to the Pioneer 250 section of the list!

Managed service providers are integral to the success of businesses everywhere. They empower companies to implement and operate complex technologies while staying within their budgets and keep focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list identifies the most groundbreaking managed service organizations, with advanced solutions that have endless potential for growth.

Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources and navigate the vast field of available technologies,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The companies on CRN’s 2019 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.

This year, CRN’s MSP 500 is broken down into three groups: the MSP Elite 150, the MSP Pioneer 250, and the MSP Hosting Service Provider 100.

The MSP Elite 150 includes the large, data center-focused solution providers that have a strong mix of on-premise professional services as well as off-premise services. The MSPs in the Pioneer 250 built their business model around providing managed services to the small and mid-sized business market. Finally, the MSP Hosting Service Provider 100 includes companies who own and operate their own data centers and provide a wide array of subscription-based outsourced services.

The MSP 500 list is featured in the February 2019 issue of CRN and online at

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