Small Business IT Services Provider, The Launch Pad Ranked No. 134 on MSPmentor 501 Global Edition of World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

Nine Lives Media Names Managed IT Services Provider, The Launch Pad No. 134 on the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

Oldsmar, FL, March 08, 2014 --( The Launch Pad was named No. 134 on Nine Lives Media's seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition (, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). This year’s report includes:
• MSPmentor 501 Global Edition
• MSPmentor 100 Small Business Edition (top MSPs with 10 or fewer employees)
• MSPmentor 200 North America Edition
• MSPmentor 50 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Edition
• MSPmentor 25 AANZ (Asia, Australia, New Zealand) Edition
• New: In-depth data tracking of per user and per device pricing data.

“2013 was a year of evolution for MSPs and re-strategizing the MSP delivery model.” said The Launch Pad CEO, Ilene Rosoff. “We have all worked very hard to continue to be relevant and to grow as cloud services and other 'deskless' technologies move into the SMB realm. I am proud of our team and the innovation we and other successful MSPs continue to build into our services and for our client’s success.”

The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey, conducted October-December 2013. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.

“MSPmentor congratulates The Launch Pad on this unique honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a Penton business. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts The Launch Pad in rare company.” MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues $2.61 billion, continuing seven straight years of strong growth. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 700,000 servers, according to Jessica Davis, managing editor, MSPmentor.

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

About The Launch Pad

The Launch Pad assists small and mid-sized organizations in Florida and across the country to use and manage technology more effectively in their business. The Launch Pad’s RevITup™ Business Care Series offers a suite of managed technology and data protection services which include IT management, professional services, hosted and Cloud solutions backed by an award-winning 24x7x365 support team. Our Client Solutions Team delivers expert technology support and service nationwide from our beautiful new service center in Odessa, Florida.

In 2010, The Launch Pad continued its expansion by introducing the first national managed IT services franchise. The franchise offers technology focused entrepreneurs a complete ―Business-in-a-Box™ model offering managed technology services for high-demand professionals such as law firms, CPAs, engineers and healthcare. For more information, visit
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