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Otava Joins Elite 150 in CRN’s 2020 MSP 500 List

Otava has announced it has been named in the Elite 150 category in the Channel Company’s CRN 2020 MSP 500 List. Each year, the Channel Company recognizes the top technology vendors that have gone the extra mile to provide managed services that change the landscape of the It channel

The Annual CRN MSP 500 list is subdivided into the MSP Pioneer 250 category, which is mostly focused on MSPs serving the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150 category, which has a focus on large data centers; and the Managed Security 100 category, which comprises off-premises cloud-based IT security services. This year, Otava has been included in the MSP Elite 150 category.

The MSP 500 list is made up of solution providers in North America that have developed products and services that deliver operational efficiencies, improve IT systems, and give customers a higher return on investment. Managed service providers on the list have gone the extra mile to create solutions to solve complex IT issues faced by their customers.

Otava specializes in providing private and multi-tenant hybrid cloud solutions to organizations in regulated industries, such as healthcare, software, technology, and the financial services.  The company’s solutions can be self-managed by customers or managed by Otava, with as much control provided as customers need. The company operates data centers in 12 locations around the world and provides a range of managed services including cloud backups, data protection, and DRaaS. All Otava services are compliant with multiple industry regulations including PCI, HIPAA, the HITECH Act, HITRUST, ISO 28001, SOC 1,2, 3, the EU-US Privacy Shield framework.

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“Otava is firmly positioned as the market’s secure and compliant cloud solution provider,” said Brad Cheedle, CEO at Otava. “A compliance-first approach is baked into not only Otava locations and solutions, but all processes, sales and training, driving acquisition of rigorously regulated customers for Otava and its channel partners.”

Author: Steve Alder is the editor-in-chief of HIPAA Journal. Steve is responsible for editorial policy regarding the topics covered on HIPAA Journal. He is a specialist on healthcare industry legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA and other related legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use of information technology in the healthcare industry and has written hundreds of articles on HIPAA-related topics.