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Long View Named Most Innovative MSP

Denver, CO – August 23, 2010 – Long View Systems, a leading provider of IT Consulting, Cloud Services and Outsourcing Solutions, today announced that they have been recognized by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine as one of the Most Innovative MSPs (Managed Service Providers). This first annual list highlights companies that have found success offering managed solutions to customers, helping them be more efficient and reduce costs. CRN felt it was important to focus on these MSPs as reports indicate that the vast majority of small and medium-sized businesses in the United States do not currently have a managed solution, but many are exploring the technology to help drive innovation within their organizations.

Long View Systems was chosen to be on this list for standing out in what is becoming an incredibly competitive market. Long View continues to lead the industry with 10+ years of managed services success through constant innovation and service delivery excellence. A solid financial and sustainable business model sees Long View managed services continuing to experience double-digit growth in any economic climate and in all key business sectors. Long View Systems has demonstrated the ability to deliver sophisticated business technology solutions and meet stringent client requirements, reflecting a depth of capabilities across a spectrum of practices and industry segments. Earlier this year, Long View was ranked #2 as one of the world’s most influential MSPs as listed on the MSPmentor 100.

“VARs are beginning to find success in offering managed solutions to their customers. We are recognizing the most innovative MSPs who are ahead of the curve and will help drive these types of services to small and midsize companies. This is a first step toward moving customers toward a recurring bill for services, a strategy that sets them up nicely for more advanced cloud offerings,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel.

“We are extremely excited to be recognized by CRN Magazine. This recognition is an affirmation of our commitment to provide exceptional support and service to our clients,” said Kevin Crowe, Director of Long View’s Managed IT Services North America. “We’re tremendously proud of everyone on our Managed Services team for their tireless efforts in helping Long View’s clients globally improve their business productivity through innovative technical and operational solutions.”

A special feature of the Top MSPs is in the August issue of CRN Magazine and expanded coverage will be featured online at

About Long View Systems
Long View Systems offers flexible, end-to-end operational IT solutions for SMB to enterprise level organizations across North America. Long View’s unique insight into the distinct business requirements of its clients, along with the strong support of its manufacturing partners, results in IT infrastructures that work better and cost less. Long View is certified in the deployment and support of a broad spectrum of IT solutions and employs only the best people (more than 750 employees across North America) on the leading edge of established and emerging technologies. They work closely with clients to ensure success while providing ongoing value as part of a sustainable relationship founded on innovation and trust. For more information, please visit

Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at

About United Business Media Limited (
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM’s businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities – from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists – with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.


For more information, please contact:

Rachel Evans
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Long View Systems
[email protected]

Jillian Aaronson
Everything Channel
(516) 562-7847
[email protected]

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