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Press Release: ACS Recognized on CRN’s 2020 MSP500 List

Des Moines, Iowa March 6, 2020 – ACS, Your Technology Compass,  announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company has named ACS to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This popular list identifies North American solution providers that deliver superior service, operational efficiencies, technology improvements, and a higher rate of return on investments for their customers. These accomplished MSPs work tirelessly to guide their customers and create solutions for complex technology issues. 

The MSP Pioneer 250 is a special designation within the MSP500 list that recognizes MSPs who provide excellent value and leadership for Small to Mid-size organizations.

For the third consecutive year, ACS was named to the CRN MSP500 list due to its never-ending quest to guide their clients simply and efficiently through the business technology landscape. Acting as a technology compass, ACS’ certified engineers help companies understand the competitive advantages the right technologies can bring to an organization. 

“MSPs are the critical bridge for customers looking to assess, implement and migrate their IT and cloud solutions to drive efficiencies, lower costs and secure your environment,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “On behalf of our team at The Channel Company, I want to congratulate the accomplished companies on CRN’s 2020 MSP 500 list and thank them for their commitment to finding innovative solutions that move the IT channel forward.”

“As ACS celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, we’re honored to consistently be recognized as one of the top Managed Service Providers in the country,” said Tony Foth, CEO of ACS.  “Each day, we strive to elevate our clients through the use of strategic technologies that will enable their success long-term.”

The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN and online at

About ACS: Since 1980, ACS has grown to become a leading technology provider in the Midwest, proudly offering the latest innovations in technology that help organizations run more efficiently, profitably, and productively. Every business is unique, and therefore, so must be the solutions to their problems. At ACS, there are no “off-the-shelf” solutions—ACS focuses on industry best practices and needed efficiencies rather than specific platforms. Certified engineers act as a technology compass, guiding their clients to solutions and services that increase revenue, mitigate risk, and reduce costs through advances in Business Intelligence, Data and Analytics, Cybersecurity, Application Development, Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Business Continuity, Connectivity, Storage and Virtualization, and Server Management. For more information about ACS visit

About The Channel Company

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