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MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

June 26, 2017: masterIT has appeared on Penton Technology’s tenth-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 ( masterIT ranks #233 globally. 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 the annual survey with 15 or fewer employees.

"It is an honor to be named to MSPmentor’s global list for the tenth year in a row," said Michael Drake, founder and CEO of masterIT. "We have been fortunate to be included in their rankings since they began in 2007. This new list is a testimony to our team, growing global industry and the difference we make in clients’ lives with cloud, on-premise and mobile technology."

Each year, MSPmentor gathers information for its annual rankings through the participation of managed service providers and IT service providers in their annual survey. The survey was conducted from February 16, 2017 through May 15, 2017. Rankings are based upon MSPmentor’s unique criteria for MSPs such as annual cloud revenues, managed services revenues, recurring revenues, total revenues and more. Nearly 2,000 IT companies worldwide apply annually.

This year the top MSPmentor 501 companies recorded higher recurring revenues than ever before. Combined, the total annual total revenues for all MSPmentor 501 2017 companies reached a record high of $14.48 billion in 2016, up more than 15% from a year earlier.

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 masterIT
masterIT provides fixed-fee technology solutions for small to medium businesses in the Mid-South. The company’s services include Cloud, Mobility and Technology Consulting utilizing proactive monitoring and management; business security; 24×7 end-user help desk services; on-site engineering support; and financial services. The managed service provider also developed IT-as-a-Utility™, a revolutionary methodology in which information technology infrastructure is provided and refreshed on premise and in the cloud as part of the service. To learn more, visit

About Penton
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.
For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit

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