MINNEAPOLIS, MN (PRWEB) February 21, 2013
Virteva, a provider of managed IT services known for its unique SelectSourcing™ IT alignment and accountability framework, has landed on Nine Lives Media’s sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). MSPmentor publishes global reports that recognize the world’s leading managed IT service providers, executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders.
“We’re pleased to be included in the ranks of the top managed IT service organizations in the world,” said Tom Kieffer, CEO of Virteva. “This past year, we’ve enjoyed a dramatic increase in demand for managed IT services such as our Service Desk and Endpoint Management solutions. IT departments are continually challenged to do more with less, and our SelectSourcing™ and Managed IT Services provide them the ability to meet delivery expectations, and at the same time, allows them to use IT as a strategic resource to drive their business forward.”
The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey conducted October-December 2012. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.
“MSPmentor congratulates Virteva on this honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Virteva in rare company.”
MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the ultimate guide to managed IT 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 IT service providers in the world.
“MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues 24.5 percent to $2.54 billion. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 5.6 million PCs and servers, and nearly 400,000 smartphones and tablets,” according to Joe Panettieri, editorial director, Nine Lives Media.
Virteva, an IT infrastructure specialist, designs, builds and runs uniquely efficient IT platforms for business customers nationwide. By delivering a blend of premise-based and cloud-based IT services, Virteva complements and extends customer’s IT resources by improving operational performance and reducing IT spend.
Virteva’s thought leadership is endorsed by partnerships including Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, VMware, Quest, 1E, AppSense and leading hosting and cloud service providers.
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