Milford, Iowa, June 20, 2022: Akative's parent company, R & D Industries, Inc. (RDI®), has been named one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2022 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. In addition, this is the second year in a row that RDI has been honored among industry leaders (2021 – RDI ranked #135).
For the past 16 years, managed service providers (MSPs) from around the globe have submitted applications to be included in this prestigious and definitive listing. The Channel Futures MSP 501 survey examines organizational performance based on annual sales, recurring revenue, profit margins, revenue mix, growth opportunities, innovation, technology solutions supported, and company and customer demographics.
MSPs that qualify for the list must pass a rigorous review conducted by the research team and editors of Channel Futures. It ranks applicants using a unique methodology that weighs financial performance according to long-term health and viability, commitment to recurring revenue, and operational efficiency. This year’s list again attracted a record number of applicants, making it one of the most competitive in the survey’s history.
“RDI is pleased to earn such distinction and to be named #155 on the 2022 MSP 501 list by Channel Futures,” said Don Van Oort, CEO. “Our success is a result of our strong team, great customer relationships, and an ongoing commitment to research and development. We’ve recently been awarded several patents which will help us advance the future of technology.”
“The 2022 Channel Futures MSP 501 winners are the highest-performing and most innovative IT providers in the industry today,” said Allison Francis, senior news editor for Channel Futures. “The 501 has truly evolved with the MSP market, as showcased by this year’s crop of winners. This is also the fifth consecutive year of application pool growth, making this year’s list one of the best on record.”
“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the 2022 winners and gratitude to the thousands of MSPs that have contributed to the continuing growth and success of the managed services sector,” said Kelly Danziger, general manager of Informa Tech Channels. “These providers are most certainly driving a new wave of innovation in the industry and are demonstrating a commitment to moving the MSP and entire channel forward.”
The complete 2022 MSP 501 list is online at https://www.channelfutures.com/msp-501
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