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Nine Lives Media Names Xantrion to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

Seventh Annual Report on the World's Top Managed Service Providers Ranks Xantrion in the Top 50

OAKLAND, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xantrion ranked in the top 50 (mspmentor.net/top501/2014/page10) on the seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition (mspmentor.net/top501), produced by Nine Lives Media. A distinguished list and report, the MSPmentor 501 recognizes the world's top 501 managed service providers (MSPs) based on data from MSPmentor's global online survey, conducted October–December 2013.

"We're thrilled to be on the MSPmentor 501 list for the fifth time," said Anne Bisagno, President, Xantrion Inc. "This year's report is especially gratifying—our ranking moved from 58 to 47, placing us in the top 50 out of 501."

Nine Lives Media bases its rankings on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered, and customer devices managed.

"MSPmentor congratulates Xantrion on this unique honor," said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a Penton business. "Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Xantrion in rare company."

MSPs on this year's global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues $2.61 billion, continuing seven straight years of strong growth. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 700,000 servers, according to Jessica Davis, managing editor, MSPmentor.

MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry's top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.

About Xantrion

Experts in network design, application hosting, security, compliance, and technical support, Xantrion (xantrion.com) provides IT services for small- and medium-size companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Its team of professionals brings impeccable technical, business, and interpersonal skills to every assignment. Featuring an award-winning consultative approach, SSAE16 SOC2 credentialed data centers, 24/7 help desk, fixed fees, and a 99.95% uptime record, Xantrion is a proven partner for both project-based and turnkey network services.

About Nine Lives Media

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton (penton.com) defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company's IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (mspmentor.net), The VAR Guy (thevarguy.com) and Talkin' Cloud (talkincloud.com).

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Anne Bisagno
Cofounder and President
(866) 926-8746 Ext. 201                           
[email protected]

Jessica Davis
Managing Editor, MSPmentor
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton
[email protected]

Xantrion Inc.

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