designDATA Named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider
500 List

Gaithersburg, MD, June 19, 2017 – designDATA, a leading IT services company serving the Washington, DC metro area announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named designDATA to its 2017 Solution Provider 500list.The Solution Provider 500is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue.

The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s predominant channel partner award list, serving as the industry standard for recognition of the most successful solution provider companies in the channel since 1995. This year, for the first time since 2010, the complete list will be published on, making it readily available to vendors seeking out top solution providers to partner with.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by CRN’s Solution Provider 500,” said Matt Ruck,Vice President of designDATA. “We will continue to keep technology accessible, modern and secure for our clients, so that they can focus on their mission, not IT”


“CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list spotlights the North American IT channel partner organizations that have earned the highest revenue over the past year, providing a valuable resource to vendors looking for top solution providers to partner with,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “The companies on this year’s list represent an incredible, combined revenue of over $318 billion, a sum that attests to their success in staying ahead of rapidly changing market demands. We extend our sincerest congratulations to each of these top-performing solution providers and look forward to their future pursuits and successes.”

The complete 2017 Solution Provider 500 list will be available online at and a sample from the list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine.

Founded in 1979, designDATA is a leading IT services company serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The company focuses on three lines of business that include outsourcing IT, IT Consulting, and Data Center Services. They provide reliable computer support to businesses that want to improve productivity and profitability. Their staff of over sixty technology professionals work to ensure that technology is planned, implemented and managed to align with their clients’ business objectives. To learn more about the company, please visit

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.


Matt Ruck, Vice President

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