Florence-based HillSouth Named to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

South Carolina’s leading technology provider HillSouth IT Solutions has surfaced on Nine Lives Media’s seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs).

March 26, 2014: South Carolina’s leading technology provider HillSouth IT Solutions has surfaced on Nine Lives Media’s seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition (http://www.mspmentor.net/top501), a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs).

“We’ve worked hard to continue to grow and better serve the needs of our clients,” said Andy Patel, CTO, HillSouth, “We’re grateful to be recognized as one of the top providers in our industry world-wide.”

The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey, conducted October-December 2013. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.

HillSouth’s growth in recent years has been fueled by a dedication to strong customer service and maintaining high levels of expertise. This is the first time HillSouth has appeared on the MSPmentor 501 report.

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

HillSouth and other 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.

About HillSouth

Formed in 2001, HillSouth is a privately-held IT consulting firm based in Florence, South Carolina, and services clients all over South Carolina. It has experienced professionals focused on delivering proactive IT technology support, stability and outstanding customer service to small and medium-sized businesses using technologies that are physical, virtual, hybrid or cloud.

About Nine Lives Media

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton (http://www.penton.com), defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (http://www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (http://www.TheVARguy.com) and Talkin’ Cloud (http://www.TalkinCloud.com).