OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSP Partners; an alliance of over 20 leading IT vendors, in coordination with CompTIA (The Computing Technology Industry Association), recognized managed service providers for industry excellence at the 2008 CompTIA Breakaway Conference.
MSP Partners presented their awards during the August 6th Awards Gala at CompTIA’s annual Breakaway conference. Categories included: Leadership, Industry Best Practices, Innovative Service and Managed Service Best in Class. Recipients were chosen based on their demonstrated contribution to the overall growth and health of the managed services industry.
“It is an honor to receive this award from organizations such as MSP Partners and CompTIA,” says Amy Luby, CEO MSPSN (MSP Services Network) and Winner of the 2008 Leadership Award. “In the last four years, MSPSN has provided leadership and guidance, along with a proven profitable road map to help over 400 VARs make the transition into a profitable managed services business model. We are proud to be recognized for those efforts.”
2008 recipients include: Amy Luby of MSPSN (MSP Services Network) for Leadership, Acropolis Technology Group for Industry Best Practices, CorpInfo Services – 724data.com for Innovative Service, and Cat-Tec Inc. for Managed Service Best in Class.
“MSP Partners is comprised of individuals and organizations that are at the helm of thought leadership in the managed services industry,” states Jim Hamilton, Executive Director of MSP Partners. “The recipient list represents a snap shot of the membership knowledge base that MSP Partners offers solution providers in the managed services space. We would like to thank CompTIA for the opportunity to highlight that knowledge base by honoring these select members at the 2008 Breakaway event.”
CompTIA Breakaway is the IT Industry's Premier Partnering and Educational Event. Breakaway brings together executive-level representatives from computer industry manufacturers, distributors, value added resellers, systems integrators, independent software providers, service provider, and industry consultants.
“CompTIA is committed to working with organizations, such as MSP Partners, and recognizing individuals that share a common dedication to the education and development of the IT solution providers and the solution provider communities,” said John Venator, president and chief executive officer, CompTIA. “An educated channel results in a successful channel model. In that scenario, we all win.”
MSP Partners is an alliance of over 20 leading vendors that provides proven research and education to help solution providers stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly changing market for managed services. In its first two years MSP Partners has attracted over 3,000 members, who benefit from cohesive new market research, solution provider success stories, and collaborative vendor solutions, all demonstrating a path to success in managed services.
For more information, visit www.msppartners.com
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the voice of the world's $3 trillion information technology industry. CompTIA membership extends into more than 100 countries and includes companies at the forefront of innovation; the channel partners and solution providers they rely on to bring their products to market; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their technology investments.
For more information, visit www.comptia.org