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ProfitStars Ranks Among Top 50 on MSPmentor 501 Listing

July 25, 2017


DALLAS ProfitStars®, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ:JKHY) that provides solutions to improve the performance of financial institutions and diverse corporate entities, today announced that its Gladiator Technology® group has again ranked among the world’s leading managed service providers on Penton Technology’s tenth annual MSPmentor 501: 2017 Global Edition.

This is ProfitStars’ seventh consecutive year on the MSPmentor 501 list, ranking at number 42. With its mission to further highlight globally-renowned IT service firms, MSPmentor remains transparent in its ranking methodology, which includes the review of each organizations’ business model, technologies, and vertical markets as well as a revenue verification from a certified financial professional. This year’s 501 list continued to grow increasingly competitive; companies accumulated a collective $14.48 billion in total revenue during 2016, a 15 percent increase from the year prior.

Russ Bernthal, president of ProfitStars, said, “Our consistent positioning within the MSPmentor 501 list is a positive reiteration of the hard work and dedication of the Gladiator Technology team. Maintaining our solid ranking in an increasingly competitive listing demonstrates the strong demand for managed services among financial institutions. Our bank and credit union partners trust ProfitStars to run their business as if it were our own, with the bonus of a great wealth of resources.”

ProfitStars' Gladiator Technology serves nearly 1,000 financial institutions with a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that includes secure cloud computing, IT regulatory compliance services, managed security services, networking and communications services, and managed IT services. The company helps financial institutions protect their critical systems and customer information in accordance with FFIEC regulations.

Marcia Parker, executive director of content for Penton Technology, added, “We are proud to congratulate ProfitStars, once again, on its well-deserved recognition as a world leader in managed services. Each year they continue to provide great results; their consistent presence in this ranking speaks to their strength and good standing within the space.”

MSPmentor features the industry’s top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts, and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.

About Penton

Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than $12 trillion in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow. Headquartered in New York, Penton is privately owned by MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP. For more information, visit​ or follow us on Twitter @PentonNow.

About ProfitStars

As a diverse, global division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (JHA), ProfitStars® combines JHA’s solid technology background with the latest breakthroughs in six performance-boosting solution groups – Financial Performance, Imaging, JHA Payment Solutions, Information Security & Risk Management, Retail Delivery, and Online & Mobile. Explore the power of ProfitStars-enhanced performance at​.

About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of computer systems and electronic payment solutions primarily for financial services organizations. Its solutions serve approximately 10,000 customers nationwide, and are marketed and supported through three primary brands. Jack Henry Banking® supports banks ranging from community banks to multi-billion dollar institutions with information processing solutions. Symitar® is a leading provider of information processing solutions for credit unions of all sizes. ProfitStars® provides highly specialized products and services that enable financial institutions of every asset size and charter, and diverse corporate entities to mitigate and control risks, optimize revenue and growth opportunities, and contain costs. Additional information is available at​