Grand Rapids, MI, February 22, 2023 – Applied Innovation, a nationwide leader in office technology, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Applied Innovation 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.
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 solutions.
“Managed services offer a path of 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.”
MSPs have become a vital part of the success of businesses worldwide. Applied Innovation’s IT solutions and customer-focused approach has been able to not only empower organizations to leverage intricate technologies, but also help them keep a strict focus on their core business goals without straining their budget
“We are thrilled and honored to be named to CRNs Elite 150 list for 2023,” shared Chris Nuiver, General Manager of IT Solutions at Applied Innovation. “Our inclusion on this prestigious list is a testament to our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service and innovative solutions to our clients. We look forward to continuing to provide, industry-leading technology services and solutions to help organizations reach their business goals.”
The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/msp500.
About Applied Innovation
With over 35 years of expertise, Applied Innovation provides imaging, technology, and automation services to businesses, healthcare organizations, educational institutions, and manufacturing operations. Our goal, to improve our clients’ businesses and the lives of the people working within them, is measured by our 98.8% client retention rate. Applied Innovation locations in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Florida are home to over 500 team members, our world-class technology partnerships, and a unique Customer Loyalty Center.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com.
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