CGS Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

New York, NY –  March 14, 2017 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named  CGS to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the MSP Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.

In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations.

CGS was recognized among the MSP Elite 150, which identifies large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on- and off-premises services.

“Managed service providers play an increasingly important role in the day-to-day operations of businesses across North America,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “MSPs help organizations streamline their spending, effectively allocate limited resources, and benefit from advanced expertise in the latest technologies. We congratulate the service providers on CRN’s 2017 MSP500 list, who have continually succeeded in meeting their customers’ changing needs and help them get the most out of their IT investments.”

With over 30 years of global experience and senior level teams, CGS is able to deliver comprehensive IT services and technology outsourcing with the right people, processes and technologies. Services range from migrating clients to the cloud, upgrading networks, implementing new software such as Microsoft Office 365 to preparing customers’ infrastructure to handle such new technology innovations as virtual reailty and 360-degree videos.

“CGS is honored to be named to the Elite 150 for our managed services,” said CGS president and CEO Phil Friedman. “Having more than 30 years of experience delivering technology projects has allowed CGS to establish best practices that can significantly reduce risk and improve business outcomes. We have always prided ourselves on delivering best-of-breed solutions to our valued clients. This acknowledgement of our services is an added bonus to ongoing client relationships.”

CGS’s innovative, scalable and flexible technical support delivers the technology backbone so that businesses have the flexibility and agility they need to compete and grow. The Technology Outsourcing team helps clients solve a variety of business challenges, including supporting mobile workforces, upgrading infrastructure and expanding capacity, and proactively maintaining technology to reduce risk of downtime. 

The MSP500 list is featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at


About CGS

For over 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients’ complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients’ most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @CGSinc and @OutsourcingCGS and on Facebook.

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