PRESS RELEASE Jakobus Koorts Honored in Fifth-Annual MSPmentor 250

April 3rd, 2014

September 2012:

Jakobus Koorts Honored in Fifth-Annual MSPmentor 250

Managed Services Provider (MSP) List Honors Top Executives, Entrepreneurs and Experts

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – Jakobus Koorts, CEO of Numata Business IT, was selected for Nine Lives Media’s fifth annual MSPmentor 250. The global list identifies the world’s leading managed services provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders. The MSPmentor 250 is available now at

“It is a great honour for me and our company to be identified as one of the top 250 Managed Services Executives in the world.” said Koorts, CEO of Numata. “For an African-based MSP to be recognised and rated with the rest of the world shows that the days of geographical constraints are over, globalisation is a reality and firms should accept and embrace the global opportunities that are available.”

“The fifth-annual MSPmentor 250 expands our tradition of recognizing the world’s top MSP experts,” said Amy Katz, CEO of Nine Lives Media. “If you’re seeking to launch or build a managed services business practice, the MSPmentor 250 is the ultimate Rolodex to get you started.

The fifth annual MSPmentor 250 report is based on a global survey of MSPmentor site readers conducted from May through July 2012. The MSPmentor editorial staff also weighed in with nominations, based on the team’s daily coverage of the managed services market. The resulting MSPmentor 250 and Locked in the NOC coverage represents MSP experts across business, technology, sales, marketing, community development, coaching and more.

MSPmentor’s readership and editorial staff are uniquely positioned to identify the world’s top MSP experts. MSPmentor is the world’s leading managed services provider blog and community—and the ultimate guide to managed services.

About Numata Business IT
Numata Business IT is a leading Managed Services Provider, specialising in IT Outsourcing and Cloud Solutions for fast growing SME’s. For more information, please visit

About Nine Lives Media
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media, defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (, The VAR Guy (, Talkin’ Cloud (, VARtweet ( and MSPtweet ( For more information, visit

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