Sixth-Annual Report, Formerly the MSPmentor 100, Lists The World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

NEW YORK, NY – March 5, 2013 – Agio Technology, provider of superior managed IT services to the world’s premier hedge funds, has confidently taken the #32 spot on Nine Lives Media’s sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). “Being recognized among this group of outstanding MSPs is indeed an honor and accomplishment for a young company such as ours,” said Bart R. McDonough, Founder and CEO of Agio Technology. “Ranking in the top 10% of this group of global leaders is incredibly exciting and a testament to the remarkable women and men of ‘Team Agio’ whose dedication and contributions have been, and continue to be, unparalleled. “MSPmentor congratulates Agio Technology on this honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Agio Technology in rare company.” MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues 24.5 percent to $2.54 billion. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 5.6 million PCs and servers, and nearly 400,000 smartphones and tablets, according to Joe Panettieri, editorial director, Nine Lives Media. The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey conducted OctoberDecember 2012. 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. This year’s report has been expanded extensively to include:

• New: MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

• New: 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 mobile device management (MDM), managed cloud services and other recurring revenue opportunities for MSPs.

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 Agio Technology (

Agio Technology provides superior managed IT services to the world’s premier hedge funds through technology hosting, monitoring, management, disaster prevention & recovery and other high-end technology services. Our infrastructure, people and culture are of one with our hedge fund clients, allowing us to not only be responsive to their needs but, in many cases, anticipate them as well. We provide our investment management and technology executive clients with the comfort to focus on their core competencies knowing Agio has full control of the complex technology services they have entrusted to us. To continue to earn their trust, we employ rigorous standards around customer service, hiring, training, learning and growth – and seek to mirror the dynamic culture, and the sense of urgency, surrounding a premier hedge fund. Agio Technology is headquartered in New York City, with operational headquarters in Norman, OK, and offices in Boston, MA; Dallas, TX; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; London, England and Hong Kong, PRC.

About Nine Lives Media

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media (, defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (, The VAR Guy ( and Talkin’ Cloud (


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