MSPAlliance Announces First Group of Certified Managed Services Professionals

Chico, CA (PRWEB) – May 11, 2009 – The International Association of Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance – today announced the first group of individuals to pass the Certified  Professional (CMSP) exam. 15 individuals who sat for the CMSP exam on April 30, 2009 have passed the written exam and have met the educational and work experience criteria required to become a Certified Managed Professional.

“These 15 individuals are the first in a long line of individuals who will become true leaders of a campaign to make the managed services into a true profession,” said Charles Weaver, president of MSPAlliance. “The Certified Managed Services Professional exam is a high standard and one that will ultimately help to differentiate those who are serious about managed services.”

The CMSP exam includes a written test as well as a minimum IT education or relevant work experience requirement. Individuals must also demonstrate sufficient knowledge of a wide variety of managed services business and technical information, including the ’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

“As the owner of a managed services firm the CMSP designation will help differentiate me from both competitors and colleagues,” said Dan Wilson, president of Waypoint Solutions Group. “The CMSP exam, along with the Managed Services Accreditation Program, is a very comprehensive set of standards that is the first and best attempt to self regulate our industry.”

Additional details about the CMSP exam can be found at or by sending an email to info (at) mspalliance (dot) com.

Posted on: 05.11.09