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November, 2023 — Miami, Florida— Stronghold Data, a New Charter Technologies Company, has been named the MSP of the Year by the prestigious Channel Partners and Channel Futures MSP 501 at the MSP Summit held November 1-2 in Miami as part of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo.

For the second time in three years, Stronghold Data has been selected as an industry-leading MSP by the research team and editors of the Channel Futures company. Only MSPs that were included on The Channel Futures MSP 501 prestigious and definitive listing were eligible for this honor, making MSP of the Year winners truly the best of the best in the Managed Services industry. The Channel Futures MSP 501 survey examines organizational performance based on annual sales, recurring revenue, profit margins, revenue mix, growth opportunities, innovation, technology solutions supported, and company and customer demographics.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be nominated for MSP of the Year for the third time in a row and winning it twice in that period is just beyond our expectations.” said Stronghold Data President, David Markley, “This is all thanks to our fantastic team and our wonderful clients. Our team consistently goes above and beyond, providing support that we believe is second to none. We know perfection isn’t attainable here, but I’m proud of our team’s ability to come together and solve issues, and find amazing solutions that truly move our client’s organizations forward through the use of technology. We’re so grateful for the trust our clients place in us and for these valued relationships. God is good, and Stronghold is incredibly blessed.”

Managed services providers that qualify for MSP of the Year must pass a rigorous review conducted by the research team and editors of Channel Futures that rank applicants using a unique methodology that weighs financial performance according to long-term health and viability, commitment to recurring revenue and operational efficiency.

“It is truly remarkable for any company to win Managed Services Provider of the Year, but for Stronghold to win twice in three years shows just how committed they are to providing industry-leading services to their clients,” said Mitch Morgan, CEO, New Charter Technologies. “I am thankful to have Stronghold Data as a member of the New Charter team, and value their contributions to our business and industry.”

As a New Charter Technologies company, Stronghold Data wasn’t alone in being recognized with this prestigious award. Of the four MSP of the Year winners chosen for 2023, three of them were New Charter Technologies companies. This high level of recognition highlights New Charter’s continuing commitment to creating a caliber of business the IT industry hasn’t yet seen.

“This award isn’t just about Stronghold though; it’s also a testament of New Charter’s achievements,” said David Markley, “Being part of the New Charter Technologies family has given us access to incredible resources that are beyond the reach of most MSPs. One of the best parts is that it hasn’t changed our local identity. We’re still the friendly faces our clients have known for over 30 years, and we can’t wait to continue these amazing partnerships for many more years to come.”

View the full press release here.