TMCNet:  Datapipe Ranked #6 on MSPmentor Global Managed Service Provider List

[February 21, 2013]

Datapipe Ranked #6 on MSPmentor Global Managed Service Provider List

JERSEY CITY, NJ, Feb 21, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, today announced it has been listed at No. 6 on Nine Lives Media's sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition. The company's Stratosphere(R) cloud computing platform was specifically noted on the distinguished report identifying the world's top 501 managed service providers (MSPs).


"Datapipe is focused on managing mission critical IT with a consistent service level across the globe," said Robb Allen, Datapipe CEO. "In addition to managed security, compliance and database services, our clients have embraced the Stratosphere(R) cloud platform as an integral part of their hybrid infrastructure requirements. We are pleased to be named sixth on the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition." The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on data from a MSPmentor global online survey conducted between October and December 2012. Providers are judged on a range of metrics including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.

"MSPmentor congratulates Datapipe on this honor," said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media.

"Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Datapipe in rare company." MSPs on this year's global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues 24.5 percent to $2.54 billion. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 5.6 million PCs and servers, and nearly 400,000 smartphones and tablets, according to Joe Panettieri, editorial director, Nine Lives Media.

This year's report has been expanded extensively to include: -- New: MSPmentor 501 Global Edition -- New: MSPmentor 100 Small Business Edition (top MSPs with 10 or fewer employees) -- MSPmentor 200 North America Edition -- MSPmentor 50 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Edition -- MSPmentor 25 AANZ (Asia, Australia, New Zealand) Edition -- New: In-depth data tracking mobile device management (MDM), managed cloud services and other recurring revenue opportunities for MSPs MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry's top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.

About Nine Lives Media Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media (http://www.penton.com), defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company's IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (http://www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (http://www.TheVARguy.com) and Talkin' Cloud (http://www.TalkinCloud.com).

About Datapipe Datapipe offers a single provider solution for managing and securing mission-critical IT services, including cloud computing, infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, colocation and data centers. Datapipe delivers those services from the world's most influential technical and financial markets including New York metro, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. For more information about Datapipe visit www.datapipe.com.

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Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw attachid=2236184 For Datapipe Inquiries Contact: Joline Biancavilla Public Relations BridgeView Marketing Tel: 603-570-7539 joline@bridgeviewmarketing.com For Nine Lives Media Inquiries Contact: Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media Joe Panettieri Editorial Director Tel: 212-204-4206 joe.panettieri@penton.com SOURCE: Datapipe mailto:joline@bridgeviewmarketing.com mailto:joe.panettieri@penton.com

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