ViaWest has announced that it has been recognized in The Channel Company’s annual CRN Data Center 100 List, as well as the Managed Service Provider 500 List as one of the MSP Hosting 100. The CRN Data Center 100 features technology vendors whose solutions are vital to today’s data centers. The MSP 500 List distinguishes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose leading approach to managed services enables their customers to improve operational efficiencies, elicit greater value from their IT investments, and successfully leverage technology to achieve greater competitive advantage.

ViaWest was chosen due to its reliability, flexibility and efficiency. The company operates 27 data centers across the U.S. and recently announced plans for its 28th data center in Oregon.  Recognized as a trusted IT partner, ViaWest offers a comprehensive suite of data centers and an IaaS portfolio of colocation, dedicated private cloud, and virtual private cloud, all complemented by a broad range of managed services and an exceptional customer experience with 24×7 support. ViaWest’s data centers feature the latest in power delivery equipment, high efficiency cooling, and a 100 percent uptime guarantee.

Selected by the CRN editorial staff after months of in-depth research and nominations from solution providers, each vendor is recognized for providing channel partners with an opportunity to grow their business by offering cuttingedge products and services to their customers.

“At the helm of these leading-edge companies are forward-thinking executives who are envisioning and architecting the data centers of tomorrow,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We applaud their accomplishments and anticipate their continued contributions to our dynamic industry.”

“Being named to the CRN Data Center 100 and MSP 500 is a great way for ViaWest to kick off 2015,” states Jim Buie, ViaWest Senior Vice President of Sales.  “We take pride in the fact that we are developing data centers that are recognized for being on the cutting edge of modern technology. We also believe in delivering solutions with an exceptional customer experience enabling us to develop long lasting relationships with our partners and customers. Our success is predicated on the hard work of our entire staff and their customer centric focus.  We are proud to have such a winning culture at ViaWest.”