ARG Named One of the World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Services Providers

Top-Rated Technology Consultancy Debuts within the Top 20% of Channel Futures MSP 501 Ranking

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ARGITClarity–ARG, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named one of the world’s premier managed service providers by Channel Futures MSP 501. Debuting at #82 on the 12th annual list, ARG continues to serve the advanced IT business needs of small to mid-size enterprises, and is now ranked as an industry leader and one of the fastest growing technology consultancy firms in the U.S.

Every year, MSPs worldwide complete an extensive survey and application put forth by Channel Futures to report their product offerings, growth rates, annual total and recurring revenues, pricing structures, revenue mix and more. The survey results in a list known as the MSP 501, which ranks MSPs worldwide using a unique methodology that weights revenue figures according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.

Channel Futures is pleased to welcome ARG to the 2019 MSP 501.

“The 2019 MSP 501 winners are the most elite, innovative and strategic IT service providers on the planet, and they stand as a model of excellence in the industry,” says Kris Blackmon, Content Director of Channel Partners and Channel Futures and lead of the MSP 501 program. “As the MSP 501 Community grows, leagues of managed service providers learn from the successes of these winning companies, gaining insight into the best practices, strategies and technologies that elevate an MSP to the level of the 501 winners. Our heartfelt congratulations to the 2019 winners and gratitude to the thousands of MSPs that have contributed to the continuing growth and success of both the 501 and the thriving managed services sector.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Channel Futures as part of the 2019 MSP 501 rankings, and debut within the top 20 percent of MSPs worldwide,” said Greg Praske, ARG Co-Founder and CEO. “ARG takes pride in helping our customers use technology to achieve business outcomes, exceed expectations and deliver an exceptional experience across the ecosystem. We call it achieving IT clarity, and with more than $150M under management, ARG is bringing greater business value to more businesses nationwide.”

Over the last twelve months, ARG has experienced double-digit sales growth, expanded its footprint beyond the Mid-Atlantic, and increased its portfolio to include IoT, eSim and advanced security solutions.

“Our ranking on the 2019 MSP 501 is a testament to our continued success in serving as an IT business partner our customers trust to do right by them,” said Mike Shonholz, Chief Revenue Officer, ARG. “The honor also gives emerging and established channel partners who are looking for the right business partner another reason to join the ARG team and achieve a new level of business excellence for themselves, and their customers.”

The complete 2019 MSP 501 list is available at Channel Futures.

About ARG, Inc.

For nearly 30 years, ARG has helped more than 4,000 companies save up to 40 percent on technology spending by making the right choice when it comes to IT services and support. Recognized as an industry leader and one of the fastest growing technology consultancy firms in the U.S., ARG has been consecutively recognized by The Washington Post and Virginia Business as one of the top workplaces in the Mid-Atlantic. For more information about ARG call 703-770-2400 or email [email protected] today.

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About the MSP 501

The 2019 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its sister site, Channel Partners. Data was collected online from March 1 through May 31, 2019. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, growth and other factors.


Marie Rourke

WhiteFox Marketing Inc. (for ARG, Inc.)

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Kris Blackmon

Content Director, Channel Futures & Channel Partners

Senior Editor, MSP 501

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