Welcome to the Top 100 Cloud Services Provider (CSP) list for 2013. Also known as the Talkin' Cloud 100, this portion of the CSP list covers cloud computing companies ranked 90 to 81.
TekLinks, with an assist from VP David Powell, arrives at No. 85.
90. CentraStage, Amersham, Bucks, UK: This company is a fast-growing provider of cloud-based RMM (remote monitoring and management) software. CentraStage’s customer base is MSPs that are seeking to more effectively manage customer devices. After launching operations in Europe, CentraStage now has a growing footprint in the United States. Top Exec: Christian Nagele CEO
89. Cirrity LLC, Atlanta, GA, USA: Once part of an MSP, Cirrity works closely with VMware, NetApp, Cisco, Citrix and several other companies in the cloud services market. The company’s cloud touts HIPAA and PCI compliance. Cirrity also offers a cloud partner program to MSPs and ISVs seeking IaaS platforms. Top Exec: Dan Timko, President & CTO
88. Proxios, Richmond, VA, USA: An early move in the virtual desktop and remote desktop market, Proxios offers hosted virtual Windows PCs that can be “superimposed” on customers’ existing Windows computers and thin clients. Cloud revenues enjoyed triple-digit growth last year. Top Exec: Steve Fey, President
87. Sheepdog, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada:One of Canada’s top Google Apps for Business partners, Sheepdog launched in 2007 after the company’s founders visited Google’s Mountain View, Calif., campus. Sheepdog has since migrated more than 400 North America customers to cloud computing. Top Exec: Brandon Kolybaba, CEO
86. divestIT Pty Ltd., Brisbane, Australia: One of Australia’s fastest-growing cloud service providers, divestIT works closely with Microsoft, Google, VMware, Cisco and Veeam. Cloud revenues essentially tripled last year. Top Exec: Nigel Heyn, Managing Director
85. TekLinks Inc., Birmingham, AL, USA: TekLinks is the rare company that lands on the Talkin’ Cloud 100, MSPmentor 501 and Solution Provider 500 lists. Within the cloud and managed services market, VP David Powell is the executive to know. Strong cloud momentum has also pushed the company onto the annual Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing privately held businesses. Top Exec: Jim Akerhielm, CEO
84. CyberlinkASP, Dallas, TX, USA: The Application Service Provider (ASP) wave rose and crashed more than a decade ago. But CyberlinkASP continues to grow while promoting virtual desktops, managed hosting and cloud services. Annual cloud revenues jumped 14 percent last year -- a big percentage gain considering the company already has a big revenue base from which to work.Top Exec: Chris M. Lantrip, CEO
83. Dome9 Security, Burlingame, CA, USA: Dome9 has created a security blanket that can cover multiple servers across multiple clouds. From policy enforcement to two-factor authentication and firewalls, Dome9 plays in multiple areas. The company can also manage policies for Amazon Web Services’ EC2 cloud. Top Exec: Zohar Alon, Co-Founder & CEO
82. Natterbox Ltd., London, UK: The company specializes in secure voice services – while also integrating voice with CRM. Key partners include Orange Business Services, Pure Cloud Solutions and Workbooks. Top Exec: Neil Hammerton, CEO
81. nGenx Corp., Overland Park, KS, USA:The fast-growth desktop as a service (DaaS) provider works closely with Microsoft, Citrix and Intuit. nGenX also has a deep DaaS relationship with Rackspace. Top Exec: Robert Bye, President & CEO
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