CCR Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers

Cedar Rapids, IA 07-16-2018 – CCR, Inc. ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings.


CCR was ranked No. 53 out of 501 companies based on business strategy, revenue from services and ability to anticipate trends. The ranking is the highest CCR has ever achieved in the past six years since it began to be listed on the MSP 501 list.


“It’s an honor every time we make this list, but to be closing in on the top 10% in the world is a tremendous achievement for our Iowa-based company,” said CEO Shea Kelly. “Continuing to rise in these rankings year-over-year says a lot about the grit and determination of our team. We take pride in our ever-expanding array of services and our reach across multiple markets, right here from the Silicon Prairie. We know that our success comes down to our ability to anticipate the needs of our clients and the market as a whole, which we couldn’t do without the incredible focus and expertise of this team.”


The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications were received from Europe, Asia, South America and beyond.


“This year’s applicant pool was the largest and most diverse in the history of the survey, and our winners represent the health and progressivity of the managed services market,” says Kris Blackmon, Channel Futures content director and editor of the MSP 501. “They’re growing their revenue, expanding their customer influence and exploring new technology that will propel them for years to come.” The MSP 501 winners and award recipients will be recognized at a special ceremony at Channel Partners Evolution, held this year October 9-12 in Philadelphia, as well as in the Fall issue of Channel Partners Magazine.


The complete 2018 MSP 501 list is available at Channel Futures.


The 2018 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its sister site, Channel Partners. Data was collected online from Feb. 28 through May 31, 2018. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, growth and other factors.


About CBJ – CCR is a privately-held organization headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The company was founded by three brothers as a computer rental service operating out of a basement in 1986, and soon expanded into 50+ areas of technology service. Today, the company offers technology solutions to businesses in three areas spanning all of North America:

  • Connectivity as a Service (Managed Broadband): Our services to multi-site businesses include network needs analysis and quoting, managed installation, internet uptime monitoring, usage reporting and 24/7 support.
  • IT as a Service (Business IT): We provide technology infrastructure planning and implementation, hardware acquisition and configuration, and IT support.
  • Content as a Service (Colocation): TV and radio content monitoring is essential to the dynamic needs of today’s broadcasters and advertisers. We support businesses with our data center infrastructure throughout North America, channel uptime monitoring and support.

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Media Contact: Kate Nash | Marketing Director, CCR | | 563-889-0601


Kris Blackmon | Content Director, Channel Futures | Editor, MSP 501 |