Revenue: £50.4m (-5%)
Net profit: 12.3% Staff: 269
ANS was poised to complete its transformation from a hardware business to a digital and cloud consultancy when lockdown hit this March, chief executive Paul Shannon confided during a keynote for CRN's recent Future of MSPs event. The Manchester-based AWS and Azure partner saw revenues dip five per cent to £50.4m in its year to 31 March 2019, although services revenues swelled from £35.3m to £38.3m. Net profits of £7.1m make it one of this report's most profitable firms, relatively speaking.