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The Tek named to ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: 2018 Edition

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FullLogo The Tek Named to ChannelE2E Top 100
Vertical Market MSPs: 2018 Edition

Third-Annual List Reveals Accelerating Momentum for MSPs in Healthcare, Government, Financial Services, Manufacturing & More

Top100-ChannelE2EFebruary 16, 2018, Raleigh, NC:

The Tek has been named to After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research ( for 2018. The annual list and research (hashtag: #Top100MSP) identify and honor the top 100 managed services providers (MSPs) in healthcare, government, financial services, manufacturing and additional vertical markets.

The Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs rankings are based on ChannelE2E’s Q4 2017 and January 2018 readership survey, and ChannelE2E’s vertical market industry coverage. MSPs featured throughout the list and research leverage deep vertical market expertise to drive annual recurring revenues (ARR) in specific market segments.

This year’s research revealed several key MSP market trends. Among the Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs for 2018:

  • Honorees generated a combined $277.3 million in vertical market annual recurring revenue (ARR) for 2017, up from $247.6 million in 2016.
  • Honorees are managing a combined 574 million users.
  • The most successful vertical market MSPs are zeroing in on healthcare and financial services, while manufacturing and legal sector activities are accelerating.
     The Tek was ranked among the top vertical market MSPs in Financial Services.

“We are extremely proud and honored to be recognized as one of the top 100 Vertical Market MSPs.”, said Joey Costa, CEO, The Tek. “This is a testament to our growth and a passionate team who delivers world-class solutions to our client base of loyal customers, and our strong focus on proactive, innovative technology to protect against the threats of cyber attacks.”

“After Nines Inc. congratulates The Tek on this year’s honor,” said Amy Katz, CEO of After Nines Inc. “By diving deeper into vertical markets, top MSPs have the opportunity to increase their profitability and company valuations, while building stronger relationships in key market segments.”

The ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research are overseen by Content Czar Joe Panettieri (@JoePanettieri). Find the online list and associated report here:

For more than 15 years, The Tek has been servicing SMBs and the Financial Services industry in and around the Raleigh/Durham area using 21st Century Technology to ensure business continuity and cyber security.

In 2017 The Tek officially transitioned from a Managed Services Provider to a Managed Services Security Provider through the introduction of a 5 layer security framework and the onboarding of a Chief Security Officer.

“Now more than ever, businesses are looking for more than just an I.T. company to support their technology and business growth needs.”, says COO Rick Miller. “Through The Tek’s 5 Layer Security framework, businesses can rest assured that their technology is “purpose built” to manage the needs of both business transitions and security.”

About The Tek
The Tek provides superior I.T. Managed Services and Cyber Security for the Financial Industry. Utilizing strategic partners with the industry’s leading products and services The Tek offer clients state-of-the-art, custom solutions for all their I.T. and Cyber Security needs. Through a variety of solutions “purpose built” with security in mind, businesses can rest assured that The Tek is an integral part of their team to help ensure business growth and continuity.

About After Nines Inc.
After Nines Inc. provides timeless IT guidance for strategic partners and IT security professionals across ChannelE2E ( and MSSP Alert ( ChannelE2E tracks every stage of the IT service provider journey — from entrepreneur to exit. MSSP Alert is the global voice for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs).

  • For sponsorship information contact After Nines Inc. CEO Amy Katz,
  • For content and editorial questions contact After Nines Inc. Content Czar Joe Panettieri,

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