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Corporate Technologies LLC included on 2015 Talkin’ Cloud 100 report

2015_talkin_cloud_1005th Annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 Report Identifies World’s Top Cloud Computing Companies in the IT Channel

August 27, 2015: Corporate Technologies LLC ranks 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 http://www.talkincloud.com/tc100.

In addition to honoring Corporate Technologies, this year’s Talkin’ Cloud 100 report profiles:

  • Cloud Services Providers: CSPs offer SaaS (software as a service), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and/or PaaS (platform as a service) to partners/customers.
  • Cloud Services Brokerages: CSBs, or cloud brokers, recommend and resell multiple cloud services to customers, and often integrate those services.
  • Cloud Services Aggregators: CSAs, or cloud aggregators, typically offer a portal that allows VARs and MSPs to source multiple third-party cloud services for customers.
  • MSPs (Managed Service Providers) with cloud services expertise: MSPs proactively monitor and manage customers’ on-premises and cloud-based systems.
  • VARs (value-added resellers) with cloud services expertise: VARs offer a range of IT consulting, deployment, integration and management services to customers.

“It is an honor to be named a top cloud service provider by Talkin’ Cloud,” said Jim Griffith, CEO, Corporate Technologies. “As a managed service provider, we recognized the trend towards cloud and have continued to expand our portfolio of cloud solutions. We recently added an Infrastructure as a Service bundle for our clients, making it much easier and affordable for small and medium sized businesses to make the transition to the cloud. Corporate Technologies remains committed to supporting the evolving technology needs of our customers.”

The Talkin’ Cloud 100 list is based on data from Talkin’ Cloud’s online survey, conducted January through May 2015. The Talkin’ Cloud 100 list recognizes top cloud service providers based on such metrics as annual cloud services revenue growth (both in actual dollars and in percentage growth rates), and input from Penton Technology’s Channel editors.

“On behalf of Penton and Talkin’ Cloud, I would like to congratulate Corporate Technologies for its recognition as a Talkin’ Cloud 100 honoree,” said Nicole Henderson, Editor in Chief, Talkin’ Cloud. “The industry is changing at a rapid pace and the Talkin’ Cloud 100 companies consistently demonstrate an agility and flexibility that sets them apart. They do so with innovation, via strategic partnerships, and through their commitment to providing superior customer experiences.”

Talkin’ Cloud, produced by Penton, is the go-to resource for CSPs, VARs and MSPs profiting from cloud computing. Talkin’ Cloud features news, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts, FastChat videos and more. It is the first online media destination for channel partners working in the cloud.

About Corporate Technologies LLC

Corporate Technologies is a leading provider of managed I.T. solutions to businesses and institutions in Minnesota, North Dakota, Idaho, Southern California, Michigan and New Jersey. With 33 years of experience and over 300 employees strong, Corporate Technologies is able to support their customers on a national level. Corporate Technologies offers a wide range of IT solutions, including: managed IT services, cloud services, staffing, voice and data systems, storage and virtualization, consulting and networking solutions. For additional information on Corporate Technologies visit www.gocorptech.com or call (866) 363-4628.

About Penton’s channel brands

Penton’s channel brands (www.penton.com), define emerging IT markets and disrupt established IT markets. The brands’ channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (www.TheVARguy.com), Talkin’ Cloud (www.TalkinCloud.com) and the WHIR (http://www.thewhir.com).

About Penton

Penton drives performance for more than eighteen million professionals each and every day. They rely on us to deliver: Insights, information, data & workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking & community to engage them with industry peers & partners; and marketing services to advance their business performance & deliver ROI.

Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.

Contacts:

Corporate Technologies LLC:

Laura Barbrick, Marketing Coordinator, laura.barbrick@gocorptech.com

Penton:

Nicole Henderson, Editor in Chief, Talkin’ Cloud, nicole.henderson@penton.com

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