The MSP 501 is the IT channel’s largest and most comprehensive ranking of leading managed service provider (MSP) organizations worldwide. We use a unique data-analysis method that weights revenue streams according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem. Click here for access to the list of 2023 honorees.


The NextGen list honors industry-leading managed services and technology providers who are driving a new wave of growth and innovation for the tech channel via the groundbreaking solutions they deliver for their customers. The Channel Futures NextGen are those companies that hold great promise given the leading-edge information technology and communication solutions they offer.  Click here for the 2023 rankings.


Launched in 2022, the Technology Advisor 101 (TA 101) is the channel’s first recognition of people leading the agent model into the future.

This vendor- and distributor-agnostic list spotlights top leaders in the agent channel who have demonstrated their commitment to business success, customer experience and thought leadership. The TA 101 is a comprehensive initiative that includes a published list, a special awards ceremony to honor the organizations and individuals selected, an agent advisory board and new research. Check out the 2024 winners list.



Since 2014 the Circle of Excellence program has recognized ICT channel leaders who are helping their partners create business value for customers. The Circle of Excellence honors executives for their vision, innovation and advocacy of the indirect channel during a time of transition and convergence.

Circle of Excellence winners are selected by Channel Futures' media organization.


The Channel Futures Channel Influencers award goes to the industry’s 50 top-performing executives in the technology and communications channel. Channel Influencers are a cross-section of industry leaders who occupy the highest level of their organizations. These senior leaders represent the future of the channel. They are recognized as the year’s highest achievers in areas of strategic thinking and innovation in indirect sales channels. Two executives are named Channel Influencer of the Year, a special honor for exemplary performance over the past year.  Click here for the 2024 Channel Influencers.



The DE&I 101 recognizes individuals from diverse and multicultural backgrounds who are driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the information and communications technology channel through their words, actions and leadership.

This list is intended to raise the visibility of people who are truly at the center of change in the industry. These individuals are propelling their organizations forward when it comes to innovation, business growth and customer/supplier connections.

The DE&I 101 is a list, not a ranking.

You can self-nominate or nominate someone you know in the channel who deserves to be recognized for their DE&I work. We only need one application per nominee, but you’re welcome to nominate as many people as you’d like.

The application for the 2024 DE&I 101 is open now through June 30. Get your nomination(s) started now by clicking HERE.