San Diego, CA, September 24, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Do IT Smarter, Inc., a San Diego-based master managed service provider, announced today that Don Begg, CEO of Do IT Smarter and Lane Smith, President of Do IT Smarter, have been named to the MSPmentor 250 by MSPmentor™ and its parent company Nine Lives Media Inc.™ The list identifies the world's top managed service provider executives, entrepreneurs and experts across numerous disciplines, including business, technology, marketing, sales, PR, and more.
This year's report was compiled from over 1,000 submissions worldwide from MSPs, software-as-a-service (SaaS) experts, and industry peers. In order to be considered for the 2009 edition of the MSPmentor 250, individuals had to be nominated via an online survey, which MSPmentor and Nine Lives Media Inc., conducted from May 13, 2009 through July 10, 2009. In order to make the final selection of the top 250 professionals, a range of factors were considered, including executive experience, innovations, momentum, and track record.
"Our second-annual MSPmentor 250 survey identified leading managed services experts from across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australia," said Joe Panettieri, editorial director of MSPmentor, published by Nine Lives Media Inc. "Only the most distinguished leaders from the managed services industry landed on the final list."
"I am honored to be recognized as a member of the MSPmentor 250," said Lane Smith, President of Do IT Smarter. "To be included among so many other top MSP executives who are helping shape the global managed services market is particularly gratifying."
"Lane has made significant contributions at Do IT Smarter that have positively impacted our channel, as well as helped to drive the future of the MSP market," said Don Begg, CEO of Do IT Smarter. "Through Lane's hard work, Do IT Smarter has been able to refine our Instant MSP Channel Partner program to increase the value we deliver to our partners. Lane streamlined and enhanced our training program including the establishment of quarterly boot camps which dramatically increase the effectiveness of our Managed Service Providers."
In addition to their work with their Channel Partners, both Don and Lane are involved in many other areas focused on improving the managed services community as a whole. Don Begg is the President of the San Diego Chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners. Lane Smith is an active member of the Board of Advisors for the MSP Alliance, leading the committee focused on educating members.
A copy of the 2009 MSPmentor 250 report can be found at www.mspmentor.net.
About Do IT Smarter
Do IT Smarter, Inc. provides managed services to companies throughout North America. As an MSP Alliance Accredited Master MSP we are 100% channel-focused delivering these services through a network of local service providers and IT technology support companies. Our channel partners and their customers gain efficiencies, increase productivity and increase profitability through their partnership with Do IT Smarter.
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