MSP 501 logo -2020The 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 2021 honorees.


NextGen 101 logo feature sizeThe NextGen 101 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 101 are those companies that hold great promise given the leading-edge information technology and communication solutions they offer.  Click here for the galleries of the 2021 list.

Launched in 2022, the Channel Partners 101 (CP 101) is the first and only list for the technology advisory channel.

CP_101_Header_877x380The Channel Partners 101 recognizes the fastest-growing agents, consultants, brokers, telecom expense management providers, IT strategists and other commission-based firms that make up today’s connectivity channel. The CP 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 application.



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The Top Gun 51 Awards have been retired.




Circle of Excellence logo_2021Debuting in 2014, the Circle of Excellence program recognizes 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 editors.


DE&I 101 logoThe DE&I 101 recognizes individuals from diverse and multicultural backgrounds who are driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the ICT 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. Individuals can self-nominate or be nominated by others.