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Centrify Wins 2016 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award

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Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Centrify Identity Service (CIS) as a 2016 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award winner in the category of Cloud Security.

The Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.

vArmour Named by Gartner as a "Cool Vendor in Cloud and Emerging Technology Security"

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vArmour, the leading data center and cloud security company providing application-aware micro-segmentation with advanced security analytics, today announced that Gartner has named the company a "Cool Vendor in Cloud and Emerging Technology Security, 2016." vArmour is honored to be included among five security ecosystem providers that offer innovative new technologies to address organizations' demand for agile, comprehensive and cost-effective security solutions to protect cloud and data center environments.

The Cool Vendors in Cloud and Emerging Technology Security, 2016 report by Gartner states, "Organizations are keen to explore the potential of cloud and IoT security technologies to help improve security operations, tackle fraud and raise threat awareness. Security and risk leaders need to fully engage with the latest technology trends if they are to realize policies that enable digital business opportunities while coping with hostile events. CISOs must drive the investigation of cloud security vendors who present new ideas and approaches, even if their solutions are not necessarily market-proven."

MSPAlliance Names RapidFire Tools Best MSP Solution in the MSPWorld Cup Awards, Recognizing Its Support for the MSP Model

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RapidFire Tools Inc. announced today that it won another coveted industry accolade, the MSPWorld Cup 2016 award for "Best MSP Solution." The MSPWorld Cup program is sponsored by the MSP Alliance in association with its MSPWorld Spring Conference, which took place early April at the Swan Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla. The conference is a premier managed services and cloud computing event, one of the few in the IT industry that maintains a single, vendor-agnostic focus on managed service providers (MSPs) and the ecosystems that support this profile of channel professionals.

Ericsson wins the Best Cloud Computing Solution at Cloud MENA Awards 2016

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Ericsson was awarded the “Best Cloud Computing Solution” at the Cloud MENA Awards 2016, held at The Conrad Dubai on April 11, 2016.  Rafiah Ibrahim, Head of Ericsson Region Middle East and Africa, says: “Ericsson sees cloud, along with broadband and mobility, as a key enabler of the Networked Society. With our cloud capabilities, we are supporting our customers in transforming their operational environments which will result in a more lasting business value, speed and improved governance. We are proud to have received this award recognizing our innovation and highlighting our role as a true partner to our customers in the ICT industry.”
Ericsson Cloud Manager enables operators and enterprises to automatically change the makeup of the mobile network to conform to the more dynamic lifecycle and transient nature of newer services. It extends the virtual infrastructure of the cloud beyond the typical compute, storage and application resources to include network resources....

Unitrends Boomerang Named 2015 Cloud Computing Product of the Year

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Unitrends, the leader in cloud empowered continuity solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Unitrends Boomerang a 2015 Cloud Computing Product of the Year. This award, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, honors vendors with the most innovative, useful and beneficial cloud products and services that have been brought to market in the past year.

Boomerang is an easy-to-use and cost-effective virtual appliance for replicating VMware virtual machines (VMs) to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud for low-cost backup and disaster recovery. Boomerang also automatically remodels replicated VMs to native Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) for fast execution, providing an ideal solution for migrating from on-premise systems to the cloud and for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).

Cloud Computing: Skyhigh Networks Selected as SC Magazine 2016 Excellence and Trust Awards Finalist

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Skyhigh Networks, the Cloud Security and Enablement Company, announced the Skyhigh Cloud Security Manager has been recognized as both an Excellence Award and Trust Award finalist in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution and Best Enterprise Security Solution categories, respectively, for the 2016 SC Awards.

Finalists for the Excellence Awards are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry. Finalists for the Trust Awards are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco...

XO Communications receives 2015 Cloud Computing Backup and Disaster Recovery Award

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XO Communications (XO) has received a 2015 Cloud Computing Backup and Disaster Recovery Award presented by TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine for its Fixed Wireless Access service. XO Fixed Wireless Access offers last-mile and metro-area network connections that are suitable for primary and backup use. The solution supports a wide range of voice and data services for businesses at bandwidths ranging from 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps. XO Fixed Wireless Access was recognized by TMC for its use as a key network component in supporting connectivity to cloud services in the event of a disaster.
”Fixed Wireless Access leverages our licensed, carrier-grade LMDS spectrum that covers 74 major metropolitan markets across the nation,” said Jake Heinz, senior vice president, marketing and product, at XO Communications. “Customers are looking for alternative connectivity solutions they can rely on when traditional fiber connections may not be available. Our LMDS-based Fixed Wireless Access offers a true and diverse route from fiber connections that satisfies such requirements. XO is honored to receive this award from TMC.”...

Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere Receives 2015 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award

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Hitachi Data Systems announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere as a 2015 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award winner, presented by TMC's Cloud Computing Magazine. The Cloud Storage Excellence Award recognizes companies that have introduced or improved cloud storage solutions. The award honors vendors who provide unsurpassed cloud storage, as well as storage efficiency for their customer base.

"Congratulations to Hitachi Data Systems for its ability to show maturity and expansion of the cloud storage market through innovation and product quality," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We are pleased to present HCP Anywhere with a Cloud Storage Excellence Award for its commitment to advancing cloud storage solutions."...

Zentera Systems Honored As A Top 20 Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company

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In the initial years of the Cloud, Gartner observed that "organizations are switching from company-owned hardware and software assets to per-use service-based models" so that the "projected shift to computing ... will result in dramatic growth in IT products in some areas and significant reductions in other areas."

However, according to Dr. Jaushin Lee, founder and CEO of Zentera Systems, "The public cloud vendors have evolved disparate infrastructures, which operate as segregated Cloud Islands. The solution for cloud ecosystems is CoIP, or Cloud over IP. Like VoIP before it, CoIP overlays on top of IP networks, leading to deployments in days rather than weeks or months."...

Logicalis US Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Service Providers

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Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (, is proud to announce it has been listed among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Penton’s fifth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $30 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2014, up nearly 29 percent over what they reported the previous year. The full report is available now by visiting

Logicalis assists clients in determining the right cloud solution for their specific business needs, offering options ranging from private and hybrid cloud to public cloud offerings. The solution provider also offers task-specific cloud services including disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), Cloud Storage for Backup, and backup as a service (BUaaS), as well as a Multi-Cloud Management Portal that allows IT pros to see, upload and control all of their cloud resources from a single point of view...