Nine Lives Media Inc. Names Alpheon to the MSPmentor 100

Second-Annual Research Report Identifies the World’s Most Progressive Managed Service Providers; Alpheon is Ranked Third on the List of National Providers

Morrisville, NC, February 20, 2009 --( Alpheon, the region’s leading provider of managed technology services, has landed on Nine Lives Media Inc.’s second-annual MSPmentor 100, a distinguished research report identifying the world’s most progressive managed service providers (MSP). Alpheon, based in Morrisville, is ranked third on the list of 100 and is the only North Carolina-based MSP in the top ten.

"Being named in the top three on the prestigious MSPmentor 100 report is a tremendous honor for Alpheon," said Greg Donovan, CEO of Alpheon. "This ranking speaks to Alpheon’s national leadership in the managed technology services industry and is a reflection of our hard work and growth in 2008.”

The free MSPmentor 100 report, available at, is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey, conducted October through December 2008. The MSPmentor 100 report recognizes managed service providers based on a range of revenue and management metrics.

“There’s no doubting the momentum of managed service providers within the MSPmentor 100,” said Joe Panettieri, editorial director of MSPmentor. “As a whole, MSPmentor 100 companies generated nearly $800 million in managed services revenue in 2008, up a dramatic 46 percent from 2007.”

MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media Inc., is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry’s top-ranked blog, research, Webcasts, podcasts and videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.


About Alpheon Corporation:
Alpheon Corporation, based in Raleigh, NC is a Managed Service Provider (MSP) that designs, deploys, maintains and monitors systems for companies with a business-critical dependence on technology. Alpheon provides customers a proven system to manage all aspects of data, voice and security technology. For more information, please visit

About Nine Lives Media Inc.
Nine Lives Media Inc. ( embraces the changing IT media landscape. In fact, we help to shape it. We focus on highly targeted IT audiences, specialized content and lead generation services. We disrupt established markets and we shape new ones. Our first three destinations (, and feature the top-ranked media blogs in their specific markets.

Alpheon Corporation:
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