San Jose, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 – ZAG Technical Services (ZAG), an award-winning IT consulting firm, managed services, and IT security provider, has been named to After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research 2021. Not only was ZAG named as the No. 14 MSP on the list (up from No. 43 in 2020), the company was the top Food and Beverage vertical MSP on the list.
The Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs rankings are based on ChannelE2E’s Q4 2020 and January 2021 readership survey, and ChannelE2E’s vertical market industry coverage. MSPs featured on the list and leverage deep vertical market expertise to drive annual recurring revenues (ARR) in specific market segments.
This year’s research revealed several key MSP market trends, including:
- Honorees generated a combined $1.40 billion in vertical market annual recurring revenue (ARR) in 2020, up from $1.12 billion million in 2019. The surge involved organic growth combined with continued merger and acquisition (M&A) activity.
- The Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs now manage more than 3.1 million users across their customer sites as of 2020, up from 2.8 million in 2019.
- MSPs consider their top vertical market technology partners to be Microsoft (58%), Dell Technologies (19%), Cisco Systems (17%), ConnectWise (16%) and Amazon Web Services (14%). Datto, Fortinet, Ingram Micro and Pax8 also earned strong MSP response.
“After Nines Inc. congratulates ZAG on this honor,” said Amy Katz, CEO of After Nines Inc. “Businesses worldwide depend on the Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs for cybersecurity, automation and revenue-generating technology services – especially amid the coronavirus pandemic.”
“ZAG’s mission is around enabling our clients to succeed, listening carefully, and responding to the needs of our clients to solve their issues and meet business challenges,” said Greg Gatzke, President, ZAG. “Being recognized in one of our biggest market segments of food and beverage – including fresh produce and agriculture – is an important distinction for our organization and the work we do to protect the nation’s food supply.”
ZAG Technical Services, Inc. (ZAG), is an award-winning IT consulting firm and managed services provider (MSP) specializing in network infrastructure, security, disaster recovery, virtualization, cloud computing services, and remote access. ZAG enables clients to succeed with digital transformation solutions by delivering even greater value in IT assessments, consulting, managed services, and support. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., and with offices in Salinas, Calif., Meridian, Idaho, ZAG is the premier provider of information technology for Western agribusinesses.
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