MSP 501 logo - horizontal, color - 2022The 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 2022 honorees.


NextGen 101 logo_croppedThe 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 2023 rankings.


TA 101 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 Part 1 and Part 2 of the inaugural list.


Circle of Excellence logo_2021Since 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 editors.



DE&I 101The 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. Individuals can self-nominate or be nominated by others.

The application for the 2023 Channel Futures DE&I 101 is open now through July 14. 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.

July 14 isn’t that far away, so CLICK HERE to start submitting your applications today!  

Want to formulate your responses before you download the application? You can access a Channel Futures 2023 DE&I Nomination Form Worksheet here. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT an application. It is a worksheet for you to formulate your responses before entering them in the online application.