Business Data Services Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

Overland Park, Kansas, February 20, 2018 – Business Data Services, a local award-winning IT consulting firm, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Business Data Services to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Managed Security 100 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.


In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations.


The list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250, recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premises and off-premises services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services.


Business Data Services takes cybersecurity seriously. With over 20 years of experience with helping CPAs protect their clients’ personal information, the Business Data Services team knows how to apply the best security practices across any industry including manufacturing, healthcare, and professional services. Throughout that time, not one company was has been a victim to hacking or ransomware. Business Data Services achieves this feat through multiple layers of protection, educating all staff on best practices with technology, and a robust and tested backup. Business Data Services takes a proactive approach by monitoring clients’ environments 24/7 and patching security flaws as soon as possible.


“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources and navigate the vast field of available technologies. The companies on CRN’s 2018 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.”


“We are honored to be recognized by CRN as one of the Managed Security 100,” said Huey Huynh, President & CEO of Business Data Services, “Our clients are the reason we can succeed. We constantly seek to improve our services and build our team with top-class personnel in order to help our clients achieve their goals.”


The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at


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About Business Data Services

Founded in 2004, Business Data Services has been helping clients achieve their goals with technology. From business continuity planning to IT infrastructure, Business Data Services helps companies focus less on technology and focus more on driving sales and company goals. Whether a business owner’s goal is to protect his customer’s data or drive growth for his company, Business Data Services is there to help.


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