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CHIPS Technology Group Inc. Ranked # 83 Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

CHIPS Technology Group Inc. Ranked # 83 Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

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


JULY 23rd, 2018: CHIPS Technology Group Inc. 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.


"We are honored to be recognized by MSPmentor in such a fiercely competitive and ever-changing industry.” said David Tan, CTO, CHIPS Technology Group. “The fact that we have been on the list for 11 years in a row, dating back to the very beginning, is a tremendous source of pride.” At CHIPS, we strive to partner with our clients to aid them in utilizing and embracing technology in order to grow and become leaders in their industries.”


Channel Futures is pleased to honor CHIPS Technology Group Inc.

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 CHIPS Technology Group Inc.

CHIPS has been part of a changing and growing industry over the past 20 years. Our goal is to find companies that want to grow and be a leader in their industry. Our best clients are those that embrace technology and want to be the technology leaders in their industry. Our team members have the industry certifications to provide customized solutions and make our clients feel one of a kind. Our technical account team are keen on your company’s use of applications, data and the protection of your intellectual property. With this reassurance, our clients can count on us to keep them informed of the technology trends inside and outside their organization.

Founded in 1993 by Evan Leonard and David Tan, CHIPS Technology Group Inc. continues to build on a strong reputation for delivering IT Strategy, Service and Support. It is our mission to use technology and our expertise to help our clients innovate to reach their business objectives through a strong partnership.


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.

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Kris Blackmon,

Content Director, Channel Futures

Editor, MSP 501



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