West Linn, Oregon, February 19th, 2019 – Polar Systems, Inc., announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Polar Systems to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with innovative approaches to managed services. These services help customers improve operational efficiencies, maximize return on IT investments, and continuously help them navigate the complexities of IT solutions.
Managed service providers are integral to the success of businesses everywhere. They empower companies to implement and operate complex technologies while staying within their budgets and keepi focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list identifies the most groundbreaking managed service organizations, with advanced solutions that have endless potential for growth.
This annual list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250, recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premises and off-premises services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premises, cloud-based security services.
“Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources and navigate the vast field of available technologies,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The companies on CRN’s 2019 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.”
“I have a great sense of pride for the team at Polar Systems for receiving this industry recognition from CRN for the 4th year in a row,” said Tim Tragesser, President of Polar Systems. “Polar Systems continues to be a national leader in the fast-growing Managed Services market segment. With one of the most skilled teams in the Portland area, we continue to provide the highest level of service and value to our diverse client base.”
The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2019 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.
Polar Systems, Inc., founded in 1981, has built a reputation as being one of the premier IT consulting & Managed Service Providers in the Pacific Northwest. Our client list includes over 200 of the most respected small to medium sized businesses in Oregon and Southwest Washington. With more than 35+ years of experience in the field and over 10 years as a leader in the managed services space, we take great pride in recommending the right technologies and believe it is paramount to building long-term partnerships.
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