PointClear Networks Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

June 28, 2018: Fairhope, AL based PointClear Networks ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings.

The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications poured in from Europe, Asia, South America and beyond.

As it has for the last three years, Channel Futures teamed with Clarity Channel Advisors to evaluate these progressive and forward-leaning companies. MSPs were ranked according to our unique methodology, which recognizes that not all revenue streams are created equal. We weighted revenue figures according to how well the applicant's business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.

"We are thrilled to be ranked amongst the best MSP’s in the world." said C.J. Ezell, CEO & Founder of PointClear Networks. "We have a fantastic team who works hard to make us a better company every day. This award is a direct reflection of their commitment to excellence."

Channel Futures is pleased to honor PointClear Networks with their placement at #481 on the list. It is PointClear Networks first appearance on the list.

For the first time, Channel Futures will also name 10 special award winners, including MSP of the Year, CEO of the Year and one Lifetime Achievement Award for a career of excellence in the channel. 

The MSP 501 winners and award recipients will be recognized at a special ceremony at Channel Partners Evolution, held this year October 9-12 in Philadelphia, as well as in the Fall issue of Channel Partners Magazine.

"This year’s applicant pool was the largest and most diverse in the history of the survey, and our winners represent the health and progressivity of the managed services market,” says Kris Blackmon, Channel Futures content director and editor of the MSP 501. "They’re growing their revenue, expanding their customer influence and exploring new technology that will propel them for years to come.”

The full MSP 501 report, available this fall, will leverage applicant responses, interviews and historical data to identify business and technology trends in the IT channel. Highlights will include:

  •           Revenue growth and business models
  •          Hiring trends and workforce dynamics
  •          Business strategies
  •          Service deliverables
  •          Business tools and automation investments


 The complete 2018 MSP 501 list is available at Channel Futures.


The 2018 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its sister site, Channel Partners. Data was collected online from Feb. 28 through May 31, 2018. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, growth and other factors.

About PointClear Networks

Point Clear Networks provides technology support services to small and medium sized businesses throughout Mobile and Baldwin Counties as well as the Florida Panhandle. While they work with all types of businesses, they specialize in helping small healthcare providers such as dentists, orthodontists, oral surgeons and chiropractors. They currently work with more than 150 healthcare practices throughout the region.

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