An award-winning cloud provider

What makes us different? Our passionate dedication to client results. That dedication has been recognized by the industry through our awards, not just for our technology and solutions, but our people, too.  Check out our awards below.


CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Otava to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. The list recognizes the leading solution providers that have demonstrated innovative and forward-thinking approaches to managed services. This marks Otava’s sixth appearance on CRN’s MSP 500.

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CIO Bulletin is a leadership platform serving as a central resource for information on Business & Information Technology (IT) leaders and their entrepreneurial ventures. It has included Otava in its special issue: 30 Most Influential Companies of the Year 2020.

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Otava has been distinguished as one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, winning in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. A program of MichBusiness, The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.

For the second year in a row, Otava has been named to the prestigious MSP 501 list by Channel Futures. Applicants are ranked on a unique methodology that weights revenue figures according to long-term health and viability, commitment to recurring revenue, and operational efficiency.

Industry Era 10 Best Inspiring CEOs 2020

Otava CEO Brad Cheedle has been recognized as one of the 10 Best Inspiring CEOs of 2020 by Industry Era magazine. The issue honors business leaders from around the US who have proven themselves as exceptional leaders in their field and an inspiration to others.

CRN Fast Growth 150 2020

Otava has been listed as one of the 150 fastest growing providers by CRN Magazine, a recognition that we are one of the fastest-growing technology integrators, solution providers, and IT consultants across North America and have achieved substantial growth and performance over the previous two years.

Otava has been named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services In North America, Q2 2020 report. The report is created to help infrastructure and operations professionals understand which providers matter most and how they stack up against one another, assisting them in selecting the right partner for their needs.

CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list serves as the industry’s benchmark for recognizing the top-performing technology integrators, strategic service providers, and IT consultants, and as a valuable resource for technology vendors looking to partner with top solution providers.

After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research for 2020 identifies and honors the top 100 managed services providers (MSPs) in healthcare, legal, government, financial services, manufacturing, and additional vertical markets. Otava was ranked 15th among the top 100 vertical market MSPs and fourth in serving the technology sector.

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This popular list from CRN Magazine identifies North American solution providers that deliver operational efficiencies, IT system improvements, and a higher rate of return on investments for their customers. These accomplished MSPs work tirelessly to guide their customers and create solutions for complex IT issues.

Detroit Best & Brightest 2019 logo

Detroit’s Best & Brightest is a program of MichBusiness that celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.

CRN Solution Provider 500 2019 award

The Solution Provider 500 from CRN Magazine is the industry standard for recognizing the highest performing technology integrators, strategic service providers and IT consultants. It is the industry’s predominant channel partner list, serving as a valuable resource for technology vendors looking to partner with top solution providers.

MSP 501 2019 logo

The MSP 501 list is from Channel Futures Magazine and ranks providers according to a methodology that weights revenue figures according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.

Tech Elite 250 2019 logo

This annual list honors a select group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size. These companies have distinguished themselves with multiple, top-level IT certifications, specializations, and partner program designations from the industry’s most prestigious technology providers.

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