Magazine Article | July 1, 2017

Voices Of The Channel

Source: Channel Executive Magazine

By Matt Pillar, chief editor

By the government’s estimation, the U.S. IT channel is comprised of 139,354 companies that call themselves one or more of the following: solutions providers, integrators, consultants, systems builders, MSPs, VARs, BC/DR solution providers, software installation service providers, and computer facilities management service providers.

That very precise-sounding statistic comes compliments of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

I think it’s a relatively useless figure.