Michael Williams

Conversant Group


Annual List Recognizes Solution Providers Transforming Business with Emerging Technologies

Chattanooga, TN, November 5, 2018 – Conversant Group, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Conversant Group to its 2018 Next-Gen 250 list. The annual list identifies IT solution providers who have embraced emerging technologies and are setting the pace for the rest of the channel in their adoption. Those on the list have been able to meet their customers’ ever-changing IT needs in leading-edge technologies such as cloud computing, IoT, virtualization, mobility, business analytics and business intelligence.

“It is great to be named to this list for the second year in a row. We always lead with Next Gen Technology. In today’s cyber threat landscape, legacy tools alone are not enough. If you are not changing, you are dying!”

* John Anthony Smith, President | Chief Listening Officer

“These innovative solution providers have adapted to a rapidly-evolving marketplace and learned to leverage new technology as a competitive advantage,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Our 2018 Next-Gen 250 list is comprised of forward-thinking companies who deliver solutions designed to meet an unprecedented set of customer needs. We congratulate each team on its vision and influence in the overall progression of the IT channel.”

A sampling of the Next-Gen 250 list will be featured in the December issue of CRN. The complete list will be available online at

About Conversant Group

Conversant Group is an IT services and consulting company based in Chattanooga, TN. We design, build and manage infrastructure for the secure, dependable delivery of applications. While we work with a wide variety of companies, our primary focus is within the legal community, because we know legal.

People work with us because no matter the timeline, we get it done. We offer solutions quickly, and implement them right. We believe that technology should support the business, and we are fundamentally built upon the delivery of an exceptional user experience.

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.