Best Managed IT Service Providers in Minneapolis

Why These Managed IT Service Providers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Minneapolis Managed IT Service Providers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process


a COUPLE of GURUS is an IT managed service provider in Minneapolis that has been serving organizations since 2002. The company's team helps prevent technology breakdowns and cyberattacks, so clients can focus more on running their businesses. Certified technicians are available to provide efficient and responsive support. To make sure there are no tech issues, the technicians evaluate the IT systems and implement changes and upgrades to optimize their performance.

901 North 3rd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401


Canopy IT Solutions

Based in Edina, Canopy IT Solutions is a technology planning and IT managed service provider in Minneapolis. Managed IT services include around-the-clock network and server monitoring, along with regular antivirus updates and system patches. The company provides support through both remote and on-site assistance for Windows, Mac, and mobile platforms. Canopy IT Solutions' list of previous clients includes Rational Energies, Comlink Midwest, and Christian Heritage Academy.

3209 W 76th St Ste 305
Edina, MN 55435



Crossfuze is a managed IT provider for companies and businesses of all sizes throughout the Minneapolis metro area. A global partner of ServiceNow Elite Services and Sales, it focuses on helping its clients streamline their IT workflow. Its ServiceNow IT service management solution performs full-scale deployments and third-party application integrations. Post deployment management and support through the company's ManagedNow service provides ongoing infrastructure maintenance, development, and configuration. Crossfuze also offers training for clients' admins and end users.

6110 Golden Hills Dr
Minneapolis, MN 55416



Element is a premier outsourcing provider of managed IT services. It has been serving small and midsize businesses throughout the Minneapolis area for over 30 years. Its general managed IT services consist of remote 24/7 monitoring and managing clients' servers, storage, applications, and other infrastructure components, as well as providing senior-level IT management personnel. The company renders monthly updating and patching and monitors system backups. Remote cybersecurity is provided through Element's partnership with the Arctic Wolf Cyber Security Operations Center.

120 S 6th St Ste 1600
Minneapolis, MN 55402


Ideal System Solutions, Inc.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Minnetonka, Ideal System Solutions Inc. is an advanced technology solutions, services, and products provider with offices in Pequot Lakes, Laurel, and Santa Fe. The company's managed IT services include remote network and server management, threat analysis, and risk mitigation that minimizes downtime and improves efficiency. Ideal System Solutions' list of previous high-profile clients includes the Federal Aviation Administration, the Army Corp of Engineers, and the Minnesota Fertility Clinic.

5600 Rowland Rd Ste 220
Minnetonka, MN 55343



Locknet® Managed IT Services, an EO Johnson company, is one of the top managed service providers (MSP) and managed security service providers (MSSP) in the nation. They specialize in strategic cybersecurity, providing a broad range of solutions expertise customized to fit business needs for small and mid-market clients across all industries. With clients and offices throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, Locknet has provided world-class technology strategies for companies for more than 30 years, founded on the promise of keeping Your Network. Safe. Locknet delivers a range of managed security and network management services, including technology assessments, cloud services, advanced managed security, end user support, server and PC management, private-cloud backup, data center services, and much more.

1800 Cliff Road East, Suite One
Burnsville, MN 55337


Veracity Technologies

Founded in 1989, Veracity Technologies is a Minnetonka-based IT company that provides network services and computer support in the Minneapolis area. Its Reliant Plus managed services package provides clients with remote help desk support, patch management, data backup, disaster recovery, and network administration support. The company also offers project management support that helps clients upgrade their systems and pursue new technology initiatives. Previous clients of Veracity Technologies include Korbel Associates, Grazzini Brothers, and Greiner Construction.

5929 Baker Rd Ste 420
Minnetonka, MN 55345


Warner Connect

Since 2001, Warner Connect has provided professional consulting, cybersecurity, IT strategy, and MSP services in Minneapolis metro. The company's cloud platform, designed in-house, has aided many Minnesota businesses. Customized consulting services include full installation of IT technology and routine maintenance. Warner Connect's cybersecurity services include network security solutions, threat management, and log management. The company's engineers offer in-person support for all services, and troubleshooting help is available online.

452 Northco Dr Ste 100
Fridley, MN 55432


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