DRS, LLC Named to the MSPmentor 100 Global List

In Clients in the News on February 18, 2011 by PALO creative

This is the Second Consecutive Year DRS Has Been Awarded This Honor

February 18, 2011 Youngstown, OH: DRS, LLC has landed on Nine Lives Media Inc.’s fourth-annual MSPmentor 100 for a second time. DRS was listed at # 69 on this distinguished list and research report identifying the world’s top 100 managed service providers (MSPs). This year’s MSPmentor 100 report includes MSPs from North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australia.

“We have spent a lot of energy throughout 2010 growing and improving our Managed IT Services offerings, and this industry recognition underscores our accomplishments,” said Dave Wilkeson, COO of DRS. “We feel strongly that Managed IT Services is a key to improving the efficiency of most small and medium sized businesses, and making them more competitive in their marketplace.  We will continue to focus on this area of our business in order to provide the best services to our customers.”

The MSPmentor 100 report, available at, is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey, conducted October-December 2010. The MSPmentor 100 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee and customer devices managed.

“Nine Lives Media Inc. and MSPmentor congratulate DRS, LLC for earning this distinguished honor,” said Amy Katz, CEO of Nine Lives Media Inc. “The annual MSPmentor 100 survey attracts participants from across the globe. Qualifying for the final MSPmentor 100 list is a great accomplishment.”

“We continue to see accelerating momentum for the world’s top MSPs,” added Joe Panettieri, editorial director of MSPmentor. “The top 100 MSPs generated more than $1 billion in recurring revenues for 2010, up 27 percent from 2009. That’s remarkable growth considering the challenging global economic landscape in 2010.”

MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media Inc., is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry’s top-ranked blog, research, Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.

About DRS, LLC

DRS LLC is an information technology consulting firm and service provider specializing in Cloud services, Managed Services, data center operations, and network infrastructure deployment including local area networks, wide area networks, VoIP, and connectivity.

About Nine Lives Media Inc.

Nine Lives Media Inc. defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. Founded in 2008, Nine Lives Media Inc. has generated profitable, debt-free growth since its inception. The company’s market leading blogs and online destinations include MSPmentor (, The VAR Guy (, Talkin’ Cloud (, VARtweet ( and MSPtweet ( For more information, visit

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