Industries are witnessing a paradigm shift as recent trends and technological advancements redefine the way businesses are run. Due to extreme pressure from the regulatory, economic and other critical market forces, there is a need to focus on operational efficiency and effectiveness. Managed service providers (MSPs) are closing this gap by ensuring the operability of IT services and infrastructure of businesses round the clock so that they can focus on their primary goals for greater productivity and efficiency.
The increasing need for experts to implement blockchain, AI, and IoT are creating greater opportunities with managed service providers. As businesses rely on cloud technology for their routine operations, MSPs are prepping themselves to manage and deliver on disaster recovery and continuity. The tools and technologies used by managed services platforms are also seeing some significant evolution. As proactive, predictive and preventive technologies along with machine learning gains momentum, MSPs are beginning to develop their own service management tools and deploying platforms dedicated to managed services business.
With numerous service providers flooding the marketplace, CIO’s are faced with the daunting task of choosing an appropriate managed services provider. To steer them in the right direction, an esteemed panel of CIOs, CEOs, VCs and industry analysts along with the magazine’s editorial board have put together some of the most unparalleled services providers in the industry who have exhibited their capabilities in providing exceptional services to their clients. The latest edition of APAC CIO Outlook presents “Top 10 Managed Services Providers - 2019”.