MSPmentor's Top 250 List Announced

IT Author, Consultant, and Presenter Karl W. Palachuk has been named in MSPmentor's Top 250 for the fourth straight year. MSPmentor identifies the world's top managed services experts, entrepreneurs, and executives - including professionals who have mastered business leadership, marketing, sales, technology, coaching, and other areas within the managed services market.

Sacramento, CA, August 12, 2011 --( Karl W. Palachuk has been recognized specifically by MSPmentor for his SMB cloud quote predicting that most small businesses have already purchased their final server amid the cloud's growth. Palachuk has also helped educate the channel this past year via hundreds of informative blogs, podcasts, webinars, articles, and live presentations.

Palachuk's wealth of information and experience in the channel is valued by thousands of professionals trying to make sense of the ever-changing MSP space. He hosted a Pre-Day show at SMB Nation in 2010 instructing MSPs how to make money on cloud offerings, specifically highlighting his proven Cloud 5-pack business model. He was an instrumental member on Microsoft's "Aurora" Late Beta Program for SBS 2011 Essentials. Earlier this year Palachuk orchestrated an 11-city roadshow tour for Intel showcasing their Hybrid Cloud pilot program - a product which is now available on the partner market.

Monica Caraway, Marketing Manager at Small Biz Thoughts, says, "The feedback from IT consultants attending Karl's shows and talks has been exceptional, with the results for sponsoring vendors 100 times better than expected." Caraway says, "MSPs really respond to Karl's advice as he has been working in the industry for over 15 years running his own technology consulting business. He has written many successful comprehensive and instructional books on the subject."

Palachuk's Managed Services in a Month book has been a number one hit for Managed Services on Amazon for all of 2010 and 2011. His blog is one of the most popular blogs in the MSP space. The blog started in 2006 and has a steady following. This year alone, the blog has enjoyed a six-fold increase in traffic. Palachuk will be holding a seminar September 29th this year entitled Making Money in the Small Business Cloud ahead of SMB Nation's Fall Conference in Las Vegas.

Karl W. Palachuk is the Senior Systems Engineer at America's Tech Support, a technology consulting firm in Sacramento, CA. He is also the host of the "Cloud Services Roundtable" podcast series, and Author of seven books, including The Network Migration Workbook .

Karl is a popular speaker at technical events. His "Small Biz Thoughts" blog provides advice for Small Business owners and managers in the SMB space. More information can be located at,, and

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