HAUPPAUGE, NY – MARCH 26, 2024 – SmartSource®, a leading technology solutions company and part of the ABCOM Technology Group (, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named SmartSource to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category for 2024.

“It is an honor to be recognized as one of the fastest growing Managed Service Providers in North America,” said Ali Vafa, Chief Executive Officer, SmartSource.  “This important distinction highlights our commitment to client performance and growth through use of adaptive technology, world-class consultation, and support.”

The CRN Managed Service Provider 500 list is a comprehensive guide to identifying and recognizing the top Managed Service Providers in North America.  The list aims to showcase and celebrate the MSPs that are driving innovation and growth.  These MSPs play a crucial role in supporting businesses by offering services that enhance efficiency, simplify IT solutions, and optimize return on investment. 

“Managed services provide a route for businesses of all sizes to maintain efficiency and adaptability throughout their growth journey,” said Jennifer Follett, Vice President and Executive Editor, CRN.  “The solution providers featured in our 2024 MSP 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.”

“This acknowledgement by CRN speaks volumes about SmartSource growth and industry-leading innovative offerings,” said Tom Shanley, Senior Vice President of Technical Services, SmartSource.  “SmartSource has rapidly expanded its portfolio over the last two years.  This growth includes a deeper dive into the cybersecurity domain, cloud integration, and the design and deployment of network/server infrastructure.”

The MSP Pioneer 250 category recognizes companies with business models weighted toward managed services and who are largely focused on the SMB market.  By categorizing MSPs based on their business models and areas of expertise, the list, which is divided into three categories, helps end-users find the right partners to meet their specific needs in the rapidly evolving technology landscape.  These service providers enable businesses to harness complex technologies and contribute to maintaining a strong focus on core business goals without stretching financial resources. 

“SmartSource Device as a Service (DaaS) offering truly distinguishes SmartSource in this SMB market,” said Shanley. “This unique service enables high-speed deployment, custom imaging, and rapid response and resolution services tailored to DaaS needs of all sizes and complexities. The SmartSource commitment to innovation extends beyond its current achievements, as the company continues to strive for an inventive approach to solving the complex challenges faced by our clients.”

About SmartSource®

SmartSource, an ABCOM Technology Group company, has 40 years of experience serving clients’ business technology needs in the events, staffing, legal, government, finance, education, entertainment, and meeting production industries.  The company provides service throughout North America through its fully staffed and equipped offices in major metropolitan markets.  SmartSource draws from its extensive inventory of IT, AV, and interactive technologies to deliver solutions as varied as computer and Help Desk support, office equipment for temporary spaces, or multi-story video walls for trade shows and events.  Deep experience in logistics and managed IT services ensures clients are covered on everything from warehousing to asset tracking, cybersecurity, and technical support.  The SmartSource team is passionate about leveraging its expertise to empower its clients to excel.  For more information, visit or call 1-800-888-8686.