Nine Lives Media Names Logicalis to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

Seventh Annual Report Identifies World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Logicalis Ranked No. 2 on Global List

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 – Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (, has been named to  the No. 2 spot on Nine Lives Media’s seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition (, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). This year’s report includes:

  • MSPmentor 501 Global Edition
  • MSPmentor 100 Small Business Edition (top MSPs with 10 or fewer employees)
  • MSPmentor 200 North America Edition
  • MSPmentor 50 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Edition
  • MSPmentor 25 AANZ (Asia, Australia, New Zealand) Edition
  • New: In-depth data tracking of per user and per device pricing data.

“Being named to the No. 2 spot on a list of the top global managed service providers is a significant achievement, and Logicalis is proud to hold that distinction,” says Julie Spiller, Senior Director, Vertical Solutions, Logicalis US.  “As today’s CIOs transform their technology departments from delivering IT to delivering IT as a service, as many as 61 percent in a recent study said they want to make better or more extensive use of managed service providers.  Because we are a global MSP with established vendor and distributor relationships and an array of service offerings, we are able to meet our clients’ needs for outsourced services as well as extend our partnerships and industry expertise to help small and midsized MSPs scale their businesses to meet this growing industrywide demand.  As both customer and smaller MSP organizations search for IT partners, lists like the MSPmentor 501 give them a good place to start.  We are honored to have been included among the world’s top managed service providers, and even more honored to have attained the No. 2 spot worldwide for the second year in a row.”

The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey, conducted October-December 2013. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.

“MSPmentor congratulates Logicalis on this unique honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a Penton business. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Logicalis in rare company.”

MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues $2.61 billion, continuing seven straight years of strong growth. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 700,000 servers, according to Jessica Davis, managing editor, MSPmentor.

MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, 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.

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About Nine Lives Media

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton (, defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (, The VAR Guy ( and Talkin’ Cloud (

About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data center and cloud services; and managed services.

Logicalis employs nearly 3,500 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of almost 6,000 corporate and public sector customers.  To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, CA Technologies, EMC, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow.

The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1.4 billion from operations in Europe, North America, South America and Asia Pacific and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT and Communications solution integrators specializing in the areas of advanced technologies and services.

The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of over $5 billion.

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