Plano, Texas, February 14, 2022 | GuideIT announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category for 2022. CRN‚Äôs annual MSP 500 list identifies the leading service providers in North America whose forward-thinking approaches to managed services are changing the landscape of IT, helping end users increase efficiency and simplify IT solutions, while maximizing their return on investment.With the exponential growth of data generated by the modern IT environment, effectively leveraging that data for business decision support is perhaps the biggest opportunity for customers in 2022. GuideIT has been recognized by CRN for investment to address this challenge with two proprietary data intelligence technologies: Stratus‚, a secure, cloud-based data engine, and Insights by GuideIT, a subscription-based analytics platform delivering analyst-curated metrics tailored to desired business outcomes. Together, these technologies allow GuideIT to leverage existing data and surface contextual and relevant metrics to business leaders from their desktop.

"We are excited to be recognized by CRN as one of the leading service providers in North America," said Chuck Lyles, CEO of GuideIT. "GuideIT is committed to delivering value to our customers through technology, enabling them to achieve business results through our disciplined approach to IT solutions and digital transformation."

"In addition to having to adjust their own business operations to account for the changed conditions during the pandemic, MSPs have also seen increased demand for their managed communications, collaboration and security services," said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. "The solution providers on our 2022 MSP 500 list deserve credit for their innovative and game-changing approaches to managed services in these unpredictable times, as well as their ability to optimize operational efficiencies and systems without straining IT budgets."

GuideIT has aligned its services and delivery approach to reflect the business imperatives customers face in 2022 and beyond. While continuing to deliver best-of-breed core managed IT services, the company has made a significant investment to bring next generation solutions for Cyber Security, Cloud Transformation, Digital Workflow, and Analytics to the market. Highlighting the importance of becoming data-driven, GuideIT enables companies to digitally transform operations and achieve desired business outcomes through disciplined process and procedures, workflow and automation management, and actionable, analyst-curated analytics.The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2022 issue of CRN and online at

About GuideITGuideIT provides IT services that make technology contribute to business success. Through its consulting, security, cloud, and digital workflow solutions and the way it partners with customers, simplifying the complex, and inspiring confidence, GuideIT utilizes technology in an industry context to enable the creation of business value and create an IT experience that delivers. Founded in 2013 and part of a heritage that dates to the industry’s founding, GuideIT has been recognized for its service quality, positive work environment and growth. Learn more at

About The Channel CompanyThe Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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