CRA Ranked as Top 501 Managed Service Provider by Penton Technology

9th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies
World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology

Computer Resources of America, CRA a leading managed IT service provider has been ranked among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to Penton Technology’s 9th-annual MSP 501 list and study. The complete 2016 MSP 501 list is available at MSPmentor.

The MSP industry is becoming communized. Separating from other providers is becoming more and more difficult. CRA has been very successful at providing value to their clients through business partnerships. Instead of just focusing on their IT requirements, CRA takes it a step further, they focus on what the business is trying to achieve and aligns the correct technology solutions in order to successfully achieve these goals. Through this type of thinking and service, CRA has been able to find themselves on the top portion of the MSP501 four consecutive years.

“The MSP market has become very competitive. Being part of this list four years consecutively is a remarkable achievement.” Said Chico Ramnarayan, CEO & President of CRA. “This award is the representation of hard work and it certainly proves our leadership in the MSP industry. CRA will continue to provide the most efficient IT solutions in order to help businesses gain a competitive edge and become more successful.”

Aldrin Brown, Editor in Chief, MSPmentor said, “On behalf of Penton and MSPmentor, I would like to congratulate Computer Resources of America for its recognition as an MSP 501 honoree.” Mr. Brown also mentioned that “the managed service provider market is evolving at a rapid pace, and the companies showcased on the 2016 MSP 501 list represent the agilest, flexible, and innovative organizations in the industry.”

The 2016 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by MSPmentor and its partner, Clarity Channel Advisors. Data was collected online from March through April 2016. The MSP 501 list recognizes top cloud service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, growth and other factors. In addition to a ranking on the MSP 501 list, every company that participated in the study has been assigned a score reflecting its intrinsic value. The measure, known as the Total Service Provider (TSP) score, evaluates an MSP’s mix of revenue from various activities, including consulting, cloud, reselling and managed services.

About Computer Resources of America

CRA is an award-winning provider with 25 years of experience in highly regulated industries, CRA specializes in managed IT services, cloud solutions, IT consulting, and staffing. Headquartered in NYC for 25 years, CRA has excelled at delivering technology solutions that optimize productivity, strengthen customer relationships, enhance data sharing and drive profitability. The company has a demonstrated track record of helping clients free up their internal teams and build a complete technical vision that is scalable and works. For additional information visit or follow us on Twitter @consultcra.

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