Penton Technology Names Chess, Inc. to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

Denver based Chess, Inc has been named to the MSPmentor 501 global edition, a ranking of the top 501 IT and managed service companies in the world.

Denver, CO, April 09, 2015 --( Chess, Inc. has appeared on Penton Technology’s eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). The complete 501 list is currently available on the MSPmentor. Additional lists include:

· The top ranked MSPs in North America
· T The top MSPs in Europe, Middle East and Africa
· The top MSPs in Asia, Australia and New Zealand
· The top Small Business MSP list comprised of the top companies in our annual survey with 10 or fewer employees.

"To be included amongst these great managed service providers" said Jason Wilcox, CIO, Chess, Inc. "is a testament to our client first, strategic approach to IT delivery."

Each year, MSPmentor gathers information for its annual rankings through the participation of managed service providers and IT service providers in our annual survey. The survey was conducted from December 2014 through January 2015. Rankings are based on Penton Technology’s unique criteria for MSPs such as annual recurring revenues, total revenues and more.

"We want to congratulate Chess, Inc. and look forward to covering their growth strategies in the year ahead," said Marcia Parker, Executive Director, Penton Technology Group.

This year the top MSPmentor 501 companies recorded higher recurring revenues than ever before. Combined, the total annual recurring revenues for all of MSPmentor 501 2015 companies reached a record high of $3.95 billion in 2014, up 26.5% year over year.

"Thank you to all the companies who participated in this year's MSPmentor 501 survey, and congratulations to the companies that ranked on our 501 list, our regional lists and our Small Business list," said Jessica Davis, Editor in Chief of MSPmentor and Executive Editor at Penton Technology. "Your participation enables us to continue to provide you with high quality information about the most successful business models, pricing, vertical markets and other approaches to running your businesses in 2015 and beyond."

MSPmentor, produced by Penton Technology, 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 Chess, Inc.
Chess, Inc. is a premier IT and managed services provider in Colorado and has been serving businesses in the Front Range for over 35 years. By providing a range of printer, copier and IT services to hundreds of businesses Chess has developed a great managed process for small and medium sized companies. In addition we have strategically partnered with best in class manufacturers and established distribution channels to ensure we can meet our client’s ever evolving needs in technology.

At Chess, we believe we offer a more successful way to deliver IT services. Our goal is to keep your business running and growing by ensuring the IT that runs your business; stays running. Chess is a leader in strategically assessing IT needs and delivering right sized and right scoped services for our clients. Small and medium business turn to Chess to ensure their business is supported.
Chess, Inc.
Jason Wilcox