PADUCAH, Ky., March 11, 2014 – Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end technology solutions that empower financial institutions to remain competitive, compliant and profitable, has ranked in the top two percent of the world’s largest managed services providers (MSPs), according to Nine Lives Media’s seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition. In its seventh year of publication, the list recognizes the world’s top 501 MSPs, and CSI has been included in the annual listing since its inception. “MSPmentor congratulates CSI on this unique honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a Penton business. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts CSI in rare company.” Based on the results of MSPmentor’s global online survey, which ran from October 2013 through December 2013, CSI currently ranks as the 12th largest global MSP and the 11th largest in North America. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top MSPs based on a range of key metrics, including:
“As CSI continues to regularly invest in new innovations to leverage the decades of valuable industry experience our employees hold, managed services remains one of the highest areas of growth for us, both as a company and among our many customers,” said Steve Powless, chief executive officer of CSI. “Our forward progress and continual inclusion in the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition serves as positive reinforcement of our on-going efforts and further motivates us to continue striving for greater innovation all across our organization.” According to the MSPmentor global report, MSPs included in this year’s listing lifted their combined annual recurring revenues to $2.61 billion, continuing seven straight years of exceptional growth. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 700,000 servers, according to Jessica Davis, managing editor, MSPmentor. CSI now has more than 50,000 PC-type devices under management, along with nearly 13,000 server and network devices. “We are once again honored to be recognized by MSPmentor as one of the world’s leading managed services providers and hope to continue to see substantial growth as we move through the next year,” said Dan Holt, president and general manager of CSI’s Managed Services Division. “In order to maintain the superior level of excellence our customers have come to know and expect from CSI, we remain dedicated to bolstering cloud computing for financial institutions with new solutions and enhancements to ensure continued security and satisfaction as new issues emerge within the industry.” CSI Managed Services provides cloud-delivered IT performance, compliance and security managed services to help financial institutions remain competitive, compliant and profitable. CSI’s cloud-based managed services enable financial institutions to access on-demand technology and IT services without the need to invest in expensive hardware and added staff. From this, financial institutions gain round-the-clock coverage of their IT security and compliance systems without having to neglect their customer service efforts.