VAST Named a 2023 Top Managed Service Provider by CRN

DOWNERS GROVE, IL—February 14, 2023—CRN® has recognized VAST, a leader in enterprise-level IT services, IT infrastructure, and cloud management services, to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category for 2023. CRN’s MSP 500 list identifies the industry-leading service providers in North America who are driving a new wave of growth and innovation for the channel through forward-thinking approaches to managed services, helping end users increase efficiency and simplify IT solutions, while maximizing their return on investment.

The last two years have made it a challenging technology environment. With pandemic disruptions, including an influx of remote and hybrid workforce, along with the rapidly evolving complexities of business technologies, a managed service provider allows their customers to alleviate IT worries and focus on their core business. This annual CRN list acknowledges those that have a proven track record of innovation and growth with the MSP Elite 150 category honoring large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on- and off-premises services.

On behalf of everyone at VAST, I would like to thank CRN for this recognition. Additionally, I would like to provide a special thank you to all of our customers that make this possible. Customers are our passion and we thrive on providing the managed services specific to their unique needs,” states Bob Swanson, President at VAST. “Now more than ever, with an uncertain economic outlook and labor market, VAST can truly bring value to our customers and allow them to stay focused on their business priorities, rather than keeping the IT lights on.”

“Managed services offer a path for businesses of all sizes to remain efficient and flexible as they grow,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The solution providers on our 2023 MSP 500 list are bringing innovative managed services portfolios to market, helping their customers win by doing more with the IT budgets they have and freeing up resources to focus on mission-critical activities to drive future success.” 

The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN and online at


About VAST
VAST provides IT services and cloud management solutions to companies and organizations across the United States. VAST services help businesses reduce cost and simplify the management of their evolving on-premise, hybrid and multi-cloud environments. VAST is aprovider of solutions and services for leading public and private cloud platforms, enterprise storage, infrastructure, and data management technologiesFounded in 1989, VAST is headquartered in Downers Grove, IL.  For more information,, or call 800-432-VAST.

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 unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

2023 CRN MSP 500