2018 Winner Channel Futures

11th Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services

DATE 28 June, 2018: Netsurit ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings.

The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications poured in from Europe, Asia, South America and beyond.

As it has for the last three years, Channel Futures teamed with Clarity Channel Advisors to evaluate these progressive and forward-leaning companies. MSPs were ranked according to our unique methodology, which recognizes that not all revenue streams are created equal. We weighted revenue figures according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.

“It makes me deeply proud for us to have made the Top 100 again for the 9th year running. I am deeply grateful to our team as this is recognition of their hard work” said Orrin Klopper, CEO, Netsurit. “Supporting the Dreams of the Doers”

Channel Futures is pleased to honor Netsurit.

For the first time, Channel Futures will also name 10 special award winners, including MSP of the Year, CEO of the Year and one Lifetime Achievement Award for a career of excellence in the channel.

The MSP 501 winners and award recipients will be recognized at a special ceremony at Channel Partners Evolution, held this year October 9-12 in Philadelphia, as well as in the Fall issue of Channel Partners Magazine.

“This year’s applicant pool was the largest and most diverse in the history of the survey, and our winners represent the health and progressivity of the managed services market,” says Kris Blackmon, Channel Futures content director and editor of the MSP 501. “They’re growing their revenue, expanding their customer influence and exploring new technology that will propel them for years to come.”

The full MSP 501 report, available this fall, will leverage applicant responses, interviews and historical data to identify business and technology trends in the IT channel. Highlights will include:

  • Revenue growth and business models
  • Hiring trends and workforce dynamics
  • Business strategies
  • Service deliverables
  • Business tools and automation investments

The complete 2018 MSP 501 list is available at Channel Futures.


The 2018 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its sister site, Channel Partners. Data was collected online from Feb. 28 through May 31, 2018. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, growth and other factors.

About Netsurit

At Netsurit, our people come first – before clients and before profits. Over the years we have learned that great talent in the IT industry doesn’t just want the opportunity to do great work, they also want to lead a balanced life. We provide our people with the opportunity for both through our Dreams Program, which is the foundation of our unique company culture.

The Dreams Program is our way of helping our team understand what they really want from their lives and then supporting them in the achievement of their greatest goals and dreams.

It still feels like a dream when we think back to 1995. It all began while we were still at university and were selling computers and engineering calculators to our fellow students and anyone else who would buy them.

We are proud to count some of South Africa’s greatest companies as our clients. We have laid out a bold plan for 2020 which is centered on significant growth in the US. We believe that our company culture is our greatest competitive advantage.

Our growth is driven through offices in New York, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and Vietnam.

About Informa

Channel Futures, Channel Partners Online, Channel Partners Conference & Expo and Channel Partners Evolution are part of Informa, the international business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events group. Informa serves commercial, professional and academic communities, helping them connect and learn, and creating and providing access to content and intelligence that helps people and businesses work smarter and make better decisions faster.

Informa has over 10,000 colleagues in more than 20 countries and a presence in all major geographies. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

MEDIA CONTACT: Kris Blackmon, Content Director, Channel Futures Editor, MSP 501 Kris.Blackmon@knect365.com

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