Raleigh, N.C., February 15, 2023 — RapidScale, a Cox Business company, announced this week that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named RapidScale to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category for 2023. CRN’s annual MSP 500 list identifies the industry-leading service providers in North America who are driving a new wave of growth and innovation for the channel through forward-thinking approaches to managed services, helping end users increase efficiency and simplify IT solutions, while maximizing their return on investment.
MSPs have become a vital part of the success of businesses worldwide. MSPs not only empower organizations to leverage intricate technologies but also help them keep a strict focus on their core business goals without straining their budgets.
The annual MSP 500 list is divided into three sections: the MSP Pioneer 250, recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on- and off-premises services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premises and cloud-based security services.
RapidScale provides a platform that simplifies IT, helping lean IT teams manage the technology that is vital to running day-to-day operations so they can stay focused on driving growth. They deliver managed IT “as a Service”, with flexible management options, making technology accessible through their intuitive, industry-leading management portal.
“Managed services offer a path for businesses of all sizes to remain efficient and flexible as they grow,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The solution providers on our 2023 MSP 500 list are bringing innovative managed services portfolios to market, helping their customers win by doing more with the IT budgets they have and freeing up resources to focus on mission-critical activities to drive future success.”
“Our goal is to be a trusted partner for enterprises of any size and help them accelerate their technology,” said Duane Barnes, vice president and general manager of RapidScale. “We’re here to simplify the management of IT, empowering lean IT teams to stay focused on activities that help their businesses grow.”
The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/msp500.
For IT and business leaders looking to scale, secure, and simplify their IT, RapidScale, a Cox Business Company, is the next-generation managed cloud services provider that aggregates best-in-class cloud technology under a single management portal, enabling IT to accomplish more and providing an exceptional end-user experience. By delivering simple and secure access to company data and applications from anywhere, any time, on any device, RapidScale sets itself apart from other cloud providers through its team of technology experts, award-winning end-user customer support, flexible co-management options, and easy-to-use management portal. For more information on RapidScale, visit http://www.rapidscale.net.
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