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GreenPages Technology Solutions Named to Talkin’ Cloud 100 List
Nine Lives Media Ranks World’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers
Kittery, ME—May 21, 2012—GreenPages Technology Solutions, a leading cloud and virtualization consulting and integration firm, announced today that it ranks among the world’s top 100 cloud service providers (CSPs) in Nine Lives Media’s second-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The top 100 CSPs generated more than $2.3 billion in combined cloud services revenues for 2011, up nearly 46 percent from 2010, according to the Talkin’ Cloud 100 report at www.talkincloud.com/tc100.
“GreenPages is excited to be recognized as one of the world’s top cloud service providers,” said Ron Dupler, GreenPages’ CEO. “It’s a credit to our team’s commitment to innovation, technology, and achieving excellence for our customers.”
The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report ranks:
- Cloud service providers—companies that offer IaaS, PaaS and/or SaaS
- Cloud aggregators—companies that offer online marketplaces for sourcing cloud applications, platforms and/or infrastructure
- Cloud brokers—companies that recommend a range of cloud applications for customers
- Cloud integrators—companies that link multiple cloud services into a customer solution
- VARs (value-added resellers) with cloud services expertise
- MSPs (managed service providers) with cloud services expertise
The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report is based on data from its online survey, conducted January through April 2012. The report recognizes top cloud service providers based on such metrics as annual cloud services revenue growth (both in actual dollars and in percentage growth rates).
“Nine Lives Media and Talkin’ Cloud congratulate GreenPages,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media. “The Talkin’ Cloud 100 honor arrives amid a land grab in the cloud computing market. And the Talkin’ Cloud 100 companies are leading that land grab.”
Talkin’ Cloud, produced by Nine Lives Media, is a resource for CSPs, VARs and MSPs profiting from cloud computing. Talkin’ Cloud features a daily blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos.
About GreenPages Technology Solutions
GreenPages is a leading cloud and virtualization consulting and integration firm that helps clients fully virtualize their environments and transform their datacenter and IT operations to strategically leverage the power of cloud computing. The company’s deep technology expertise, broad engineering certifications, and vendor agnostic business model offer clients a strategic, cross-platform, proactive approach to designing, deploying, and supporting modern IT environments.
About Nine Lives Media Inc.
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media, defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (www.TheVARguy.com), Talkin’ Cloud (www.TalkinCloud.com), VARtweet (www.VARtweet.com) and MSPtweet (www.MSPtweet.com). For more information, visit www.NineLivesMediaInc.com.
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