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.


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The 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.


Digi without Channel PartnersThe Excellence in Digital Services Awards recognize partners who deliver stellar business outcomes for their clients. Winners for 2021 were featured in an online gallery and received an engraved award.

The Excellence in Digital Services Awards recognize specific achievements across 10 categories, plus one very special award for especially outstanding digital transformation brilliance. Entries are judged by the editors of Channel Futures, as well as member of the Channel Futures Advisory Board. Do you have a project from the past 12 months you’d like to enter for consideration? Click here to find out how.


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The European Partner (EP 51) Awards have been retired.



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Launched in 2019, Top Gun 51 recognizes an elite group of top channel executives chosen for their leadership, vision and innovation. These leaders build and execute programs in a way that drives partner, customer and supplier success. Selections are made by Channel Futures from among nominations submitted by ICT industry members (MSPs, agents, VARs, dealers, aggregators, SIs, master agents and consultants).

Three special award winners — Channel Innovator (thought leadership, innovation), Lifetime Achievement and Rising Star — are also be presented.

Click here to read about the accomplishments of our honorees.

Applications for the 2021 Top Gun 51 list are currently being reviewed. Winners will be announced early this fall. 



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.