Four Managed Service Providers on the CRN Triple Crown Report

Technology publication, CRN, releases several lists and rankings each year to evaluate solution providers and where they stand. This includes Solution Provider 500 for the largest providers in North America. Additionally, they have the Fast Growth 150 for fastest growing providers and the Tech Elite 250 for providers with the most certifications. Each year, vendors crossover into each of these categories, giving them a CRN Triple Crown (slideshow warning).

We want to highlight 4 vendors we’ve covered in this space, whether through articles or our free buyer’s guide. These vendors include 2nd Watch, Onica, REAN Cloud, and Veristor.

2nd Watch

2nd Watch is a cloud-native MSP with an emphasis on managed and professional services for AWS. They see today’s era of computing as “post-hardware” and embrace this ideology in their offerings. Specific solutions areas include mass migration, cloud-native agile applications, mission-critical applications, automation, and DevOps modernization.

2018 SP 500: 258

2018 Fast Growth: 10

Triple Crown Winner: 2017, 2018


Onica exclusively offers AWS managed services. Formerly CorpInfo, Onica rebranded in 2013 to focus on offering managed AWS services. Their dedication to the platform is illustrated by over 250 AWS Certifications. Onica offers DevOps-focused automated workload functionality like continuous testing, integration, monitoring, and more.

2018 SP 500: 329

2018 Fast Growth: 55

Triple Crown Winner: 2017, 2018

REAN Cloud

REAN Cloud was founded in 2013 and started offering services for AWS in 2014. They thrive at managing clouds for regulated industries like education, financial services, and the public sector. This proficiency comes from their ability to automate deployment and management of workloads.

2018 SP 500: 388

2018 Fast Growth: 5

Triple Crown Winner: 2018


Veristor offers solutions in a variety of technology spaces such as data centers, BUDR, security, DevOps, and much more. They provide customers with managed, professional, design, and deployment services. Their services focus on security, private cloud, converged infrastructure, networking, and more.

2018 SP 500: 201

2018 Fast Growth: 36

Triple Crown Winner: 2016, 2017, 2018