St. Louis, MO – June 27, 2018 – ThrottleNet, an IT firm based in St. Louis, MO, once again ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to the Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 list and study. The top MSP 501 companies ranked this year include organizations from around the world and from diverse technology and business backgrounds. This is the fourth consecutive year ThrottleNet has made the MSP 501 ranking. It improved its ranking to #172 in the 2018 survey, moving up 16 spots from the 2017 survey. The complete 2018 MSP 501 list is available at Channel Futures. The 2018 MSP 501 list is based on data collected by Channel Futures and its partner, Channel Partners, which used an algorithm that assesses company strength based on revenue contributions from key go-to-market activities, and specific activities are weighted differently than others. The MSP 501 list recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including recurring revenue, growth and other factors. “This year’s applicant pool was the largest and most diverse in the history of the survey, and our winners represent the health and progressivity of the managed services market,” says Kris Blackmon, Channel Futures content director and editor of the MSP 501. “They’re growing their revenue, expanding their customer influence and exploring new technology that will propel them for years to come.” “ThrottleNet is honored to be included in Channel Future’s 2018 MSP 501 list, which marks our 4th year in a row,” said Eric Aguado, COO of ThrottleNet.  “We’re proud of our team and the expertise and service they provide. We’re committed to consistently delivering top value in managed IT services for our clients.”