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  • Barrister Global Services Network, Inc. Recognized For Excellence In Managed IT Services

    Hammond, LA, February 23, 2017 – Barrister Global Services Network, Inc. (“Barrister”), a certified woman-owned small business, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Barrister to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.

    In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations.

    The list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250, recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premise and off-premise services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services.

    Barrister was chosen due to its nationwide coverage across United States and Canada and the wide range of IT services offered.
    As a brief overview, our offerings are outlined below:


    • IT Lifecycle Services
      • Imaging, Warehousing, Installation, Hardware Break/Fix, De-Installation

    • Call Center Support Services
    • Help Desk Support Services
    • Retail Services
      • Merchandising
      • New Store Services
      • Break/Fix Hardware Maintenance of Retail and Back office hardware
      • Remodeling Services
      • Graphics and Fixture Installations
      • Store Surveys

    • Staff Augmentation
    • Cloud Services
    • Back Office Processing
    • Professional Services
      • Microsoft Migration
      • Custom Application and Software Development
      • Remote Monitoring



    “Managed service providers play an increasingly important role in the day-to-day operations of businesses across North America,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “MSPs help organizations streamline their spending, effectively allocate limited resources, and benefit from advanced expertise in the latest technologies. We congratulate the service providers on CRN’s 2017 MSP500 list, who have continually succeeded in meeting their customers’ changing needs and help them get the most out of their IT investments.”

    “We are very excited to be recognized by CRN for our vast geographical reach and service. Barrister has worked very hard to ensure the solutions provide world class customer service coupled with cost savings and steamlining processes”, said Debra D. Bowers, President and Chief Executive Officer.

    The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.

    About Barrister Global Services Network, INc.
    Barrister Global Services Network, Inc (“Barrister”) provides multi-vendor IT services, delivering superior resolution to client/server hardware challenges. We serve customers in commercial and consumer markets through direct and indirect channels and manage over 13,000 certified technicians located throughout North America. We get the right technical skill and the right part to the right location at the right time for fast and predictable problem resolution for our customers' hardware challenges.

    Barrister is a premier provider of multi-vendor IT services and the oldest and largest woman-owned computer service company within the United States. We serve customers in the commercial, government and consumer markets through direct and indirect channels. Our business partners include the largest North American IT companies such as equipment manufacturers, service companies, resellers, distributors and third-party warranty administrators. As a woman-owned company, we support and participate in the diversity programs of our commercial and government customers.

    Barrister services are offered at one of the industry’s best price points, lowering our customers service costs, while providing maximum service flexibility and scalability. Services range from break/fix hardware on-site maintenance and per incident on-site hardware repair to managed help desk and equipment installations, de-installations and disposals to retail point-of-sale and kiosk services. Services cover both warranty and non-warranty equipment from multiple vendors, and are available 24 X 7.

    Barrister gets the right technical skill and the right part to the right customer location at the right time for fast and predictable hardware problem resolution. We manage a vast network of over 13,000 certified technicians through advanced web-based systems, delivering on-site service to every zip code within the United States and Canada. We assume total ownership of each service request, from call receipt to call closure, ensuring the highest customer satisfaction.

    Copyright ©2017. The Channel Company, LLC. CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

    The Channel Company Contact:
    Melanie Turpin
    The Channel Company
    508.416.1195
    mturpin@thechannelco.com