Press Release

Bridgenext Recognized for Excellence in Managed Services for 9th Consecutive Year


Jacksonville, FL — February 15, 2024 — Bridgenext, a leading digital consultancy, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Bridgenext to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category for the 9th consecutive year. CRN’s MSP 500 list serves as a comprehensive guide to identifying and recognizing the top Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in North America. MSPs play a crucial role in supporting businesses by offering managed services that enhance efficiency, simplify IT solutions, and optimize return on investment.

The MSP 500 list aims to showcase and celebrate MSPs that are driving growth and innovation in the industry. These service providers not only enable businesses to harness complex technologies but also contribute to maintaining a strong focus on core business goals without stretching financial resources. By categorizing MSPs based on their business models and areas of expertise, the list helps end-users find the right partners to meet their specific needs and challenges in the rapidly evolving technology landscape.

Bridgenext was formed to unite Emtec, Emtec Digital, Wave6 and DEFINITION 6 together into one unified company. The company empowers clients to achieve digital realization by moving past the hype of digital transformation and gaining tangible outcomes from their digital investments.

Bridgenext was selected for its robust managed services portfolio, providing a wide range of support services that help clients manage, maintain, enhance, and optimize their custom-developed applications, enterprise applications (i.e. Salesforce), infrastructure, and intelligent process automation investments, as well as deliver ongoing end-user support and managed digital marketing services.

“We believe in the power of intentional investment, and that maximizing the value of existing investments is key to unlocking true digital realization,” said John Castleman, CEO, Bridgenext. “This award validates our approach and fuels our passion to continue empowering businesses to achieve their goals through strategic and intentional digital initiatives.”

Jennifer Follett, VP of US Content and executive Editor CRN, The Channel Company, emphasized the significance of managed services for businesses at various scales, stating, “Managed services provide a route for businesses of all sizes to maintain efficiency and adaptability throughout their growth journey. The solution providers featured in our 2024 MSP 500 list are introducing cutting-edge managed services portfolios to the market, enabling their clients to achieve success by optimizing their IT budgets. This allows businesses to allocate resources strategically, concentrating on mission-critical tasks that drive future success.”

The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2024 issue of CRN and online at

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