The list is divided into three categories: 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 centerfocused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premises and off-premises services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services.
Meridian Group International is an organization with an extensive managed services footprint, including on premises and off premises options for any size customer in all sectors. Our fully scalable managed services portfolio proactively helps clients realize their greatest business value; mitigating risk, increasing asset awareness, and building integrated data platforms delivered in the consumption model that fits the business. We support clients from the start; maximizing uptime, anticipating problems before they become issues, and reducing operational expenses.
“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “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. The companies on CRN’s 2018 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.”
“We are proud to see Meridian’s innovation in managed services recognized year on year by CRN,” said Ian Pye, Chairman. “It verifies our most important priority to take care of our customers. With 10 operating units and continued growth, we are committed to enhancing our offerings, bringing end-to-end solutions, and giving customers the ability to leverage our resources when theirs might be limited, 24/7 across the globe.”
About Meridian Group International
Meridian Group International, privately held, headquartered in Deerfield, IL, USA, is a leading US equipment lessor across all asset categories, new or refurbished, and a top-tier provider of IT solutions, services, and global support. Operating since 1979, with over 750 employees in 55 office locations in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific, Meridian Group is committed to delivering business outcomes that meet or exceed customer expectations. Comprised of vendor certified expertise and a wide range of deployment models, contract and service management, global support, and finance options, we’re your complete partner for innovative technology, and asset & financial management across all sectors. Discover more at www.onlinemeridian.com
The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.
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