happier IT Inc. Ranked Among World’s Best 101 SMB Managed Service Providers

JULY 28, 2020: happier IT Inc. has been named as one of the world’s best SMB managed service providers on the new annual Channel Futures SMB Hot 101 rankings for 2020.

Channel Futures is pleased to name happier IT Inc. to the 2020 SMB Hot 101.

“happier IT is proud to be listed in the inaugural SMB Hot 101.” said Lee Van Iderstine, CEO, happier IT. “Being recognized as one of the top global SMB Managed Service Providers validates our team’s efforts as we aim to continually evolve with the changing needs of the SMB community.”

In the 13 years since its inception, the MSP 501 has evolved from a competitive ranking list into a vibrant group of service providers, vendors, distributors, consultants and industry analysts working together to define the growing managed service opportunity.

“We here at Channel Partners and Channel Futures believe that entrepreneurship is the backbone to the American economy, and that the SMB is the lifeblood of the IT channel,” says Kris Blackmon, Senior Content Director at Channel Partners and Channel Futures. “We have worked for over a year to create a program that recognizes those small-but-mighty MSPs that keep our industry strong, healthy and growing, and I am thrilled at the quality of the partner businesses reflected in this inaugural list.”

The data collected by the annual MSP 501 program drives Channel Partners’s and Channel Futures’s market intelligence insights, creating robust data sets and data-based trend reports that support our editorial coverage, event programming, community and networking strategies and educational offerings. It serves as a lynchpin to dozens of programs and initiatives.

The complete 2020 MSP 501 and 2020 SMB Hot 101 lists are available at Channel Futures.


The 2020 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its sister site, Channel Partners. Data was collected online from Mar. 1 through June 30, 2020. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, profit margin and other factors.

About happier IT Inc.

happier IT Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive IT services and support to small and medium sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Founded in 1996, happier IT has become one of the most prominent technology solutions providers in BC.

happier IT delivers customized, personal service to thousands of clients across Canada and the United States and has a comprehensive portfolio of IT services and partners, making happier IT a one-stop-shop for all technology needs.

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