Centaris Named to CRN’s MSP 500 List

Centaris Named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 List

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Company Recognized for Forward-Thinking Approach to Meeting the Needs of Today’s IT Channel

Troy, MI, February 19, 2014 – Centaris today announced it has been named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Pioneer 250. The annual list recognizes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose cutting-edge approach to managed services puts end-user customers in the best position to improve efficiencies, cut costs and speed time to market for their own products and services.

In today's world of computing power, end users are barraged by options. CRN, the leading media outlet for vendors and solution providers attempting to understand sales and service channels, selected the top MSPs in order to bring clarity to the decision-making process. This year, CRN’s MSP500 is broken down into three groups. The MSP Pioneer 250, are those who have a business model heavily weighted toward managed services focused on the small- and midsize-business market.
Centaris offers IT Consulting, Managed IT services and Cloud Hosting Solutions, as well as EMR Medical Solutions/Consulting, and PCI Security. With over 30 years of experience serving Southeastern and Northern Michigan, Centaris can maximize your company’s efficiency by taking care of all your IT worries, so you can focus on your business and your bottom-line.

“The managed services landscape continues to evolve rapidly as organizations are discovering they can impact both bottom-line and top-line growth,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “When it comes to strong managed services and off-premise solutions, these companies are the industry’s proven leaders, showing just how they can change the game for their customers and we congratulate them on their success.”

“For the Centaris team to be recognized for their commitment to our clients is an honor,” said Curtis Hicks, President and CEO of Centaris. “The 60 person team CCR has developed to provide managed services and cloud hosting for our clients is truly outstanding.”

Coverage of the MSP500 will be featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com,

About Centaris

Centaris was founded in 1981 to help small to medium sized businesses in Southeastern and Northern Michigan get the most out of their business technology. With over three decades in the business, Centaris has extensive experience in transitioning clients from outdated systems to current technologies, as well as maintaining current systems. With our world-class help desk, investment in sophisticated tools and focus on security, Centaris is able to provide enterprise level information technology services that save our client money and give them peace of mind www.ccr1.com

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company is the sales channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology sales channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com

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