4th Annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 Report Identifies World’s Top Cloud Computing Companies in the IT Channel
VIENNA, Va. – Oct. 30, 2014–Cetrom Information Technology, Inc., an industry-leading provider of custom cloud solutions that transform the way SMBs succeed, today announced it has been ranked among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) for the third consecutive year, according to Penton Media’s fourth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $23.4 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2013, up nearly 44 percent from what they reported the previous year. The full report is available now by visiting http://www.talkincloud.com/tc100. In addition to honoring Cetrom, this year’s Talkin’ Cloud 100 report profiles:
- Cloud Services Providers: CSPs offer SaaS (software as a service), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and/or PaaS (platform as a service) to partners/customers.
- Cloud Services Brokerages: CSBs, or cloud brokers, recommend and resell multiple cloud services to customers, and often integrate those services.
- Cloud Services Aggregators: CSAs, or cloud aggregators, typically offer a portal that allows VARs and MSPs to source multiple third-party cloud services for customers.
- MSPs (Managed Service Providers) with cloud services expertise: MSPs proactively monitor and manage customers’ on-premises and cloud-based systems.
- VARs (value-added resellers) with cloud services expertise: VARs offer a range of IT consulting, deployment, integration and management services to customers.
Christopher Stark, president and CEO, Cetrom, said, “It is an honor to be ranked as one of the top 50 cloud service providers in the world. At Cetrom, we pride ourselves on developing innovative solutions, and delivering excellent customer service and around-the-clock IT support to our customers. Being included on the Talkin’ Cloud 100 list for the third consecutive year is a direct reflection of the entire Cetrom team’s tireless efforts as we strive to help our clients achieve their business goals.” The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report is based on data from Talkin’ Cloud’s online survey, conducted January through May 2014. The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report recognizes top cloud service providers based on metrics such as annual cloud services revenue growth (both in actual dollars and in percentage growth rates). “Penton and Talkin’ Cloud congratulate Cetrom,” said Charlene O’Hanlon, senior executive editor and executive managing editor of Talkin’ Cloud. “The Talkin’ Cloud 100 represents those companies leading the way in the cloud space at a critical point in the maturation of the market.” Talkin’ Cloud, produced by Penton, is the go-to resource for CSPs, VARs and MSPs profiting from cloud computing. Talkin’ Cloud features a daily blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the first online media destination for channel partners working in the cloud. About Penton’s channel brands Penton’s channel brands define emerging IT markets and disrupt established IT markets. The brands’ channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (http://www.mspmentor.net/), The VAR Guy (http://www.thevarguy.com/) and Talkin’ Cloud (http://www.talkincloud.com/). About Penton For millions of business owners and decision-makers, Penton makes the difference every day. We engage our professional users by providing actionable ideas and insights, data and workflow tools, community and networking, both in person and virtually, all with deep relevance to their specific industries. We then activate this engagement by connecting users with tens of thousands of targeted providers of products and services to help drive business growth. Learn more about our company at www.penton.com. About Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. is an industry-leading provider of custom cloud solutions that are backed by high-end technology and support teams who consistently achieve near-perfect satisfaction ratings. The company creates IT solutions to meet specific user, mobile, security and application needs for a variety of SMBs including accounting and CPA firms, associations and nonprofits, law offices, and travel management companies. A Microsoft Partner with multiple Gold Competencies, Cetrom is headquartered in Vienna, Va., with offices and SSAE 16-compliant data centers across the United States. Since its founding in 2001, the cloud computing trailblazer has maintained a spotless track record of zero downtime and was recently named a Cloud Computing Excellence award winner, an Inc. 500l5000 company, one of Virginia’s Fantastic 50, and a Washington Business Journal Best Place to Work. Together with technology partners like Citrix, Dell, EMC2, Lenovo and CenturyLink, Cetrom is evolutionizing IT. Learn more at www.cetrom.net.