Our Awards & Certifications

Next7 IT holds certifications from leading industry organizations and IT software providers.

We’re proud of these acknowledgments of our training and skills and constantly work to remain current in best practices in the field of managed IT and other services. Scroll down the page to see our full set of company and technician certifications and industry partnerships.

2023 MSP501 Managed IT Services Award

2023 Winner of Channel Futures MSP 501 Award

Channel Futures’ MSP501 list tracks the world’s top 501 managed services providers. The award recognizes our commitment and ability to provide exceptional managed IT services. Read more.

NextGen 101 2022 Managed IT Services Award Winner

2022 Winner of Channel Futures NextGen 101 Award

Channel Futures’ NextGen 101 list tracks managed services providers that are driving growth. The award recognizes our ability to provide reliable results quickly for clients.

CompTia Managed Services Trustmark

CompTIA has certified Houk Consulting for proven operating procedures, best practices, and the right systems and tools for delivering services.

The CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark is a vendor-neutral, business-level credential designed to qualify and differentiate organizations providing remote IT services via a managed service business model. This serves as a reference to the quality of the services that MSPs provide, and the commitment they make to their clients. To Receive the CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark, an IT service organization must provide managed services in a competent manner, strive toward industry best practices, agree to a code of conduct, provide customer references, and submit an application covering a detailed list of criteria.

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CompTIA Managed IT Services Trustmark

Industry Partnerships

Microsoft IT Solution Partner

Fortinet Networking Partner

Adobe Application Support Partner

Our Team's Certifications

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

Comptia A+ Computer Support Certificate

Comptia Network+ Certificate

Comptia Server+ Infrastructure Certificate

Comptia Security+ Certificate

Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals

Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect

Microsoft MCSE Certificate

Microsoft Certified MCSA

Project Management Institute - Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Fortinet Network Security Expert 4