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From Startup to Leading IT Managed Services Provider

Our History

Technology, when managed properly, can help businesses get and maintain a competitive advantage in their industry. When David E. Eisner founded Dataprise he understood this notion early on, even before the days of Wi-Fi, Cloud Computing and even Smartphones. Mr. Eisner knew that technology could be used to accelerate and grow any business and in a small apartment on March 14, 1995 Dataprise was born.

Dataprise was not always known as a ‘Managed Service Provider.’ During its inception, Mr. Eisner considered himself an IT consultant. As technology evolved and got more complex, MSPs (Managed Service Providers) were born in order to provide fully, or partially-outsourced IT support and and management.

Fast-forward twenty years, the MSP community is still evolving and morphing. Businesses that were once a player in the industry have either been acquired by larger companies, gotten smaller or gone out of business. In contrast, Dataprise has continued to expand with over 21+ years of consecutive growth which is a testament to the expertise of the people who work for Dataprise and the  professional service it offers it's customers.

For over two decades, Dataprise has remained dedicated to helping its clients win with IT and will continue to focus on helping businesses, large and small, succeed through their investments in information technology.

Our Culture Rocks

Over 21 years of rock-solid leadership with a focus on its people has cultivated an environment where skills and ideas are valued, recognized and celebrated. We have an energetic and talented group filled with limitless ambition. At Dataprise, we celebrate our loyal, passionate and dedicated staff with various recognition programs, including ‘Rockstar of the Month’, Annual Awards presented at our Winter Gala, family picnics, ‘Kudos’ announcements to all staff, in-house yoga and MUCH more.

By the Numbers

  • 21+ Consecutive Years of Growth
  • 1,000+ Total Active Clients 
  • 700+ Help and Support Desk Clients 
  • 300+ Full Time Support Professionals
  • 50,000+ Systems Under Management

Awards & Recognition



  • Washington Corporate Culture Awards, Smart CEO Magazine, 2015
  • Fastest Growing Company (ten-time honoree), Inc. 500/5000, 2015
  • Talkin' Cloud 100, Talkin' Cloud, 2015
  • US SMB Champions Club Mid-Atlantic Influencer Partner of the Year by Microsoft's US Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) Champions Club
  • Ranked Top 20 for 6th year in a row for MSPMentor 501 Global Edition


  • "Better Together" Partner of the Year, Dell Security, 2014

Previous Years:

  • Named one of The Washington Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" 2013
  • Named one of The Washingtonian Magazine's "Great Places to Work" 2011-13
  • Awarded the 2012 Maryland Business Philanthropy Award by Maryland Chamber of Commerce and Baltimore Business Journal
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 (4 years running!)
  • INC 500 list of America's fastest-growing private companies. 
  • Ranked in the top 17 in the US, and top 20 in the world of Managed Services Providers (MSPs) by MSPmentor
  • Dataprise Named one of The Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work in 2013.
  • In 2015, Dataprise was named a top Washington Corporate Culture by Smart CEO Magazine
  • Dataprise was ranked 34 on the MSPmentor 501 list according to MSPmentor in 2016

Contact Us To Get Started Winning With IT Today!

If your business is looking to partner with a local IT support company that will learn the intimate details of your business technology and process, while also having the experience to manage and advise you on your day-to-day technology challenges, just fill out our contact form below and one of our consultants will contact you shortly.

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