MSP 501 logo -2020Now in its 13th year, the 2020 MSP 501 is brought to you by Channel Futures and our sister site, Channel Partners. 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 2020 honorees.


Hot 101 LogoOur SMB community, many of whom are figuring out how to evolve and grow their own MSP businesses, certainly deserve recognition. The Hot 101 recognizes these MSP 501 applicants with their own list. Click here for access to the 2020 Hot 101 rankings.



NextGen101 Logo HorizontalThe NextGen 101 recognizes outstanding channel practitioners from outside of the traditional managed services business model that are devoting energy and resources to building out recurring managed services revenue streams and creating the channel partner powerhouses of the future. Click here for access to the premiere list, published in December 2020.


2021-Excellence in Digital Services AwardsThe Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards is from our sister site, Channel Partners, where we recognize partners who deliver stellar business outcomes for their clients. Winners for 2020 were featured in an online gallery and receive an engraved award.

The Channel Partners 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 Partners and Channel Futures, as well as member of the Channel Partners 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 Partners and Channel Futures from among recommendations they have solicited from distributors, master agents and industry analysts.

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 inaugural list of honorees.