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Stack8 Recognized for Excellence in Managed UC and Network Services

Achim Klor, Director of Marketing
February 20, 2018

Stack8 named in the Pioneer 250 category on CRN’s 2018 Managed Service Provider 500 list 

Montreal, CANADA, February 20, 2018Stack8, a leading Cisco Unified Communications (UC) and Networking services and solutions provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Stack8 to its 2018 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 MSP Pioneer 250 category, recognizes companies with business models weighted toward the managed services market. 

“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources and navigate the vast field of available technologies. The companies on CRN’s 2018 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.” 

“It’s an honor for us to be recognized by CRN as one of the Pioneer 250 on the CRN 2018 Managed Service Provider 500 list,” explained Steven Karachinsky, CEO of Stack8. “Our mission is simple and straightforward; We fight each day for our customers to achieve the promise of digital communications. What this means is that we ensure our customer’s communication tools become easy to use, easy to access and ultimately help people find, reach and collaborate smarter with others. Our inclusion on the list is a testament to the unwavering trust that our customers place in us, cultivated by the hard work and dedication of the entire Stack8 team.”

The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at 

About Stack8

We work with Cisco UC customers who need to reduce the cost and complexity of keeping their UC environment running efficiently and want to minimize (or eliminate) user frustrations around system performance. 

Essentially, we are Cisco UC specialists, that provides a mix of managed services, proactive automation, and in-depth expertise to address both the mundane and complex Cisco problems, helping organizations maximize both the frequency and range of use of the technology. Unlike traditional Cisco partners, our approach addresses Cisco UC issues, and opportunities more thoroughly, reducing the delays and frustrations that arise when expertise is lacking and helping to identify quick wins to get more value from the system, building confidence and support in the user community. 

Founded in 2010, Stack8 Technologies is an independent, privately held company based in Montreal, Canada. To find out more, please visit 

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The Channel Company Contact:

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The Channel Company

Stack8 Contact:
Mike Spooner
+1 514-940-8274


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