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Channel Insider today announced the first set of winners for its
annual Bull’s Eye Awards. The first group is managed service providers
and the vendors that support them.

Each category has three award levels: Champion, Contender and Challenger.

  • CHALLENGER recognizes a vendor or individual that isn’t in a
    leadership position today, but exhibits admirable qualities and
    momentum that shows promise for future success.
  • CONTENDER recognizes a vendor or individual that
    demonstrates the qualities and characteristics of excellence in channel
    performance and commitment.
  • CHAMPION is the person, vendor or organization that typifies channel excellence, outperforming all other nominees.

Check out the Managed Services group winners.

>> Master MSP of the Year
You can never undervalue a great teacher. And that, more than anything
else, is what you’ll find among the Bull’s Eye Master Managed Service
Provider winners. These three companies have taken what they know and
enabled literally hundreds of budding MSPs. Read on to hear their
stories.

>> MSP Enabler of the Year
The winners of Managed Service Enabler of the Year award are an
eclectic mix of vendors that range from a social network to traditional
software tools suppliers to a commoditized hardware vendor. Which one
took our championship prize?

>> MSP of the Year
Close to 30 companies were in contention for the Managed Service
Provider of the Year in this year’s Channel Insider Bull’s Eye Awards.
Among them are those specializing in Website and print managed
services, one with 16 acquisitions under its belt and another that
counts the Atlanta Falcons as a customer. Who’s the winner?

Channel Insider will continue announcing winners in each of the
Bull’s Eye Awards’ 29 categories over the next week. For a full list of
winners by category, check out the Bull’s Eye Awards homepage.