FREDERICK, MD – CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named MainSpring, Inc. to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This marks the sixth time MainSpring has been recognized by CRN.

This popular, annual list identifies North American solution providers that deliver operational efficiencies, IT system 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 IT issues.

“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.”

MainSpring is consistently recognized as a top MSP in the industry for their continued commitment to using technology, best practices and industry standards to impact their clients’ productivity, security and scalability. As a result, small businesses, nonprofits and associations in and around the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area have used MainSpring’s innovative IT roadmap methodology to successfully align their technology investments with their business initiatives, as well as realize the return on their investments .

“We’re in a market where organizations are looking to do more with less and measurably improve their productivity,” said MainSpring Chief Strategy Officer Ray Steen. “We value time, so we look at IT costs and results differently. We focus on providing simplicity, productivity and security to help our clients stay ahead of their competition and put time back in their day. There’s no better feeling than to hear how a company has increased revenues as a result of adopting a truly proactive, business-aligned IT model.”

This annual list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250, who are focused primarily on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, large data center-focused on- and off-premises; and the Managed Security 100 made up of off-premises-focused, cloud-based IT security services.

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

About MainSpring

MainSpring, Inc. is an IT strategy and consulting firm that arms organizations with the strategy, tools and resources to impact their mission. Their proactive methodology helps countless organizations use technology to become more productive, secure and scalable.

Founded in 1993, MainSpring is headquartered in Frederick, Md., with offices in Florida, Ohio, Washington and Wisconsin. The firm supports a wide range of clients including businesses, nonprofits and government agencies such as the Department of Defense.