ORLANDO, Fla., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today from MSPWorld 2015 in Orlando, The International Association of Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance.com) reported results from its 2015 State of the Market report. Conducted in Q4 of 2014, the report is based on survey results from a sample population of the more than 10,000 North American MSPAlliance members.
Today, MSPAlliance has more than 25,000 cloud computing and managed service provider (MSP) corporate members across the globe. MSPAlliance has become the world's largest industry association (and certification body) for cloud computing and managed services professionals. MSPAlliance is a large international consortium of MSPs that work in a collaborative effort to partner, network and grow.
"A first of its kind research initiative, this reports uncovers very surprising details of how managed service providers are embracing cloud computing, marketing and selling their services, and where they are seeing profitability," said Charles Weaver, CEO of the MSPAlliance.
The report contains 3 sections and is over 31 pages in length.
- MSP Alliance Member Demographics and Targeted Markets
- MSP Alliance Member Sales Data
- MSP Alliance Member Sales Personnel and Sales Management
Each section contains detailed analysis and charts covering the questions asked of the respondents. One of the more noteworthy data points uncovered by the study, was the estimated managed services revenue generated by cloud and MSPs in North America during 2014: $154 billion.
"For the first time, we now have an accurate snapshot of the industry's revenue," added Charles Weaver. "In addition, this research has unearthed some very interesting trends related to compensation and how MSPs are sourcing their leads. These topics have eluded service providers for years, and we are delighted to share quantitative data regarding best practices being conducted by the community-at-large."
The mission of the MSPAlliance is to promote the Cloud Computing and Managed Services Industry to the Business Consumer. The MSPAlliance was the first organization to develop a standard of technical and operational best practices for its members; a standard that was uniquely developed for cloud and MSPs, by cloud and MSPs.
For more information about the 2015 State of the Market Report, please visit www.mspalliance.com
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SOURCE The International Association of Managed Service Providers