Annual MSP 501 Recognizes Companies for Innovation and Excellence in the Managed Services Sector
Avertium, a leading provider of managed security and security consulting services to the mid-market and enterprise, today announced that one of its founding companies Terra Verde has been named to the prestigious Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings for the second consecutive year. In its 12th year, the MSP 501 recognizes top forward-thinking global MSPs and leading trends in managed services.
“We are pleased that the focus on excellence in delivering accessible managed security services to companies spanning the midmarket and enterprise is being recognized once again by Channel Futures’ MSP 501,” said Edward Vasko, Avertium’s senior vice president, west region. “We look forward to enabling more companies in their efforts to build a stronger security posture.”
Recently acquired by Sunstone Partners, Terra Verde merged with two other Sunstone portfolio companies to form a new, next generation cybersecurity company named – Avertium in 2019.
“Terra Verde has a longstanding history of excellence, and it is gratifying that their accomplishments and service is being recognized by a well-respected industry organization like Channel Futures,” said Jeff Schmidt, CEO of Avertium. “With the acquisition by Sunstone Partners, the addition of Terra Verde’s cybersecurity and compliance capabilities to the Avertium team has added tremendous value internally, and externally to all Avertium customers, alike.”
Each year, MSPs vying for a spot on the rankings complete an extensive survey and application. MSPs are ranked according to a unique methodology that weighs revenue figures according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.
“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 for the MSP 501 program. “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.”
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Avertium, a leading provider of accessible managed security and security consulting services to the mid-market and enterprise, was created when leading growth equity firm Sunstone Partners acquired Terra Verde Security, TruShield and Sword & Shield Enterprise Security. With more than two decades of cybersecurity experience, the company is comprised of over 150 employees and security operations centers in Arizona and Tennessee. Avertium has a national footprint and serves more than 1,000 customers in the retail, healthcare, hospitality, financial services, manufacturing and government sectors. For more information, visit www.avertium.com.