Welcome to the Top 100 Cloud Services Provider (CSP) list for 2012. Also known as the Talkin' Cloud 100, this portion of the CSP list covers cloud computing companies ranked 20 to 11.




20. iomart Group plc, Glasgow, UK: iomart Hosting is one of the UK's leading providers of complex managed and cloud hosting services. The company owns five UK data centers and claims to offer a 100 percent uptime guarantee -- though Talkin' Cloud has not combed through the service level agreement. Top Exec: Angus MacSween, CEO





19. Nirvanix, San Diego, CA, USA: Nirvanix raised $25 million in series C funding in May 2012. The company promotes cloud storage services to SMBs an Fortune 500 companies. Top Exec: Scott Genereux, President & CEO http://www.nirvanix.com




18. Ingram Micro Inc. (Ingram Micro Cloud), Santa Ana, CA, USA: Ingram Micro Cloud is an aggregator service that allows channel partners to source multiple cloud services for their end-customers. Top Exec: Alain Monie, President & CEO





17. Telesphere, Scottsdale, AZ, USA: Founded in 2000, Telesphere promotes hosted PBX services and cloud services to customers across more than 44 U.S. states. Top Exec: Clark Peterson, CEO





16. AppRiver, Gulf Breeze, FL, USA: AppRiver, founded in 2002, offers cloud-based email security solutions that protect 45,000 customers and 8 million email mailboxes worldwide. Top Exec: Michael Murdoch, President & CEO





15. Terremark (Verizon), Miami, FL, USA: Acquired by Verizon in 2011, Terremark has datacenters in North America, Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The company is a Microsoft Gold partner with deep expertise in the U.S. federal government market. Top Exec: Nelson Fonseca, President





14. New Relic, San Francisco, CA, USA: New Relic is an application performance management provider for the cloud and datacenters. More than 20,000 customers use New Relic's SaaS solution for user, applicatio, server and availability monitoring. Top Exec: Lew Cirne. CEO





13. iland Internet Solutions, Houston, TX, USA: iland is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) transitioning into the cloud market, promoting email, storage and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) worldwide. Top Exec: Scott Sparvero, CEO





12. Verio, Greenwood Village, CO, USA: Owned by NTT Communications since 2000, Verio promotes hosted and cloud solutions to SMBs worldwide. Much of Verio's business flows through a network of OEMs and viaVerio channel partners. Top Exec: Hideyuki Yamasawa, President & CEO





11. mindSHIFT Technologies Inc., Waltham, MA, USA: mindSHIFT, acquired by Best Buy in late 2011, has pushed beyond managed services to heavily promote cloud services including hosted Exchange and VDI  (virtual desktop integration) opportunities. Top Exec: Paul Chisholm, CEO





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