Concerto Cloud Services Honored as Coolest Cloud Vendor by CRN®

TAMPA – (Feb. 3, 2017) – Concerto Cloud Services, a provider of fully managed private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, announced today it was named to the 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors Of The 2017 Cloud 100 by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. This annual lineup recognizes the most innovative cloud technology suppliers in each of the following five categories: infrastructure, platforms and development, security, storage and software.

 “Cloud-based solutions are now a universal staple of IT services and an integral feature of solution providers’ portfolios,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “It is therefore more important than ever for solution providers to be able to find and choose the best, most capable cloud vendors to partner with. CRN’s annual list of the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors helps them identify and engage these expert suppliers in order to grow and strengthen their cloud businesses. Congratulations to all the vendors on our 2017 list, which have distinguished themselves in this extremely competitive and essential technology area.”

The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors are selected by the CRN editorial team for their creativity and innovation in product development, the quality of their services and partner programs, and their demonstrated ability to help customers benefit from the ease of use, flexibility, scalability and budgetary savings that cloud computing offers.

In addition to recognizing cloud technology suppliers for outstanding products and services, 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors serves as a valuable guide for solution providers trying to navigate the cloud market. The list aids prospective channel partners in identifying the vendors that can best help them improve or expand their cloud services.

Concerto Cloud Services was recognized in the top infrastructure vendor category for its innovation in IT integrations, infrastructure management and flexible deployments across virtual private, public and hybrid clouds. Along with a thriving partner channel of enterprises in a range of industry verticals, Concerto helps organizations drive growth with leading applications, supported by technologies from Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Cisco and other major cloud providers. Concerto is also a leading cloud provider in the healthcare space, recently launching the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare, which features the highest levels of security and service, as well as built-in HIPAA compliance, for health care providers and health IT organizations.

 “We are proud to be recognized for our dedication to innovation, in both our cloud solutions and the services we provide our customers and partners,” said Steve Terp, president of Concerto Cloud Services. “As we look ahead, we will continue to pursue ways to leverage our application-centric and customized approach to delivering the solutions and support organizations need to succeed.”

The new 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list will be featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/cloud100.

About Concerto Cloud Services

Founded in 2011, Concerto Cloud Services provides fully managed private, public and hybrid cloud solutions. Concerto is a trusted advisor to customers and partners seeking to make IT easier, manage risk and reduce operational challenges. Concerto Cloud Services was built on a rich legacy of application expertise, innovation and a relentless pursuit of service excellence. The company developed a state-of-the-art virtual private cloud for mission-critical applications that require high levels of security, performance and strict regulatory compliance. Concerto's Premium Comes Standard offering includes a 99.99% guaranteed uptime for applications and the seamless integration of multiple clouds into a single managed solution.

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

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