Nine Lives Media Names Secure Designs to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

Seventh Annual Report Identifies World's Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

GREENSBORO, NC--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2014) - Managed network security leader Secure Designs, Inc. has been named for the second time to Nine Lives Media's seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition (, a list and report identifying the world's top 501 managed service providers (MSPs).

"We are very pleased to take our place once more in the MSPmentor 501 list," said Larry Cecchini, President and CEO at Secure Designs. "As a specialist provider of network security to both the smallest businesses and large distributed enterprise organizations with many small network connections, we have proven that the highest value services are in great demand. We are also confident that the need for our 'Value Innovations' in will continue to grow. Secure Designs inclusion in this prestigious list is greatly appreciated."

The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor's global online survey, conducted October-December 2013. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.

"MSPmentor congratulates Secure Designs on this unique honor," said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a Penton business. "Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Secure Designs in rare company."

MSPs on this year's global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues $2.61 billion, continuing seven straight years of strong growth. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 700,000 servers, according to Jessica Davis, managing editor, MSPmentor.

Survey results and lists for the MSPmentor 2014 Edition are available at MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry's top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.

About Secure Designs
Secure Designs is the premier, low cost/high value Internet security provider for small and midsize businesses, remotely managing thousands of firewalls throughout the U.S. More information is available at

About Nine Lives Media
Nine Lives Media defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company's IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor The VAR Guy and Talkin' Cloud.

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