The International Association of Managed Service Providers ( has announced that Lenovo has been designated as a gold vendor member of the MSPAlliance for 2015. As a gold vendor member, Lenovo will be featured as a premier vendor member at both MSPWorld Conferences as well as work with MSPAlliance in a strategic way, to offer continuing education and resources to the global MSP community.

Furthermore, Lenovo and MSPAlliance will be conducting a variety of joint activities focused around helping existing and new MSPs excel in the delivery of profitable and efficient managed services and increase technical proficiency. The joint activities will include educational webcasts, online content, and best practice white papers.

"Lenovo is poised to really challenge the status quo when it comes to how MSPs deliver managed services in a cloud computing environment," said Charles Weaver, CEO of MSPAlliance. "As we continue to build out a global network of vendor partners, we determined that Lenovo would be a very valuable vendor partner for our ecosystem. We are truly honored to work with Lenovo to expand the understanding and opportunity MSPs have in today's ever-evolving and complicated cloud computing environment."

"Lenovo and our MSP sales organization is extremely excited about our new partnership with the MSPAlliance," said Mark McInnis, Managing Director of MSP Sales for North America at Lenovo. "Our goal is to help MSP's leverage best of breed technology in order to deliver exceptional service to their customers. With the launch of our Lenovo Service Provider Program in January, we will establish ourselves in the North American MSP market and look forward to extending this program worldwide in the coming months. Our intent is to create a global community for Service Providers to partner with Lenovo. Teaming with the MSPAlliance helps us to accomplish that goal by making our award-winning portfolio of products and services available to the Alliance members and surrounding those offerings with value in the way of training, education and financing."