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Cumulus Global Recognized on 2016 CRN Next-Gen 250 List

News from Cumulus GlobalCumulus Global Recognized for 4th Consecutive Year as a Trailblazing Solution Provider Transforming Business with Emerging Technologies

Westborough, MA, November 23 2016 – For the fourth consecutive year, Cumulus Global (www.cumulusglobal.com) is honored to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Cumulus Global to its 2016 Next-Gen 250 list. The annual list recognizes standout IT solution providers who successfully transform their businesses to meet the demands of emerging technologies such as cloud computing, unified communications, virtualization, mobility, business analytics, and business intelligence. These solution providers, all in business for fewer than 20 years, successfully adapt to an evolving marketplace with a notable penchant for bringing key technologies to their clients before they become mainstream.

“We are again honored to be recognized as an innovator,” stated Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global. “We see a fundamental shift towards transformation in how organizations work most effectively. We work hard to anticipate these changing demands and offer solutions that get results.”

Cumulus Global is a strategic solutions provider focused on enabling and empowering small and midsize enterprises by taking advantage of public and hybrid cloud services. The company works with SMB and midmarket businesses across multiple industries, nonprofit organizations, and local and regional government entities.  

“Cumulus Global, like other solution providers on our Next-Gen 250 list, leads the market when it comes to working with emerging technologies and building successful practice areas around them,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Forward thinking and agile, our honorees are among the first to architect innovative solutions to meet a brand new set of customer needs. We congratulate Cumulus Global and all of the honorees named to this exclusive list and look forward to seeing what other innovations they have in store.”  

Founded as a “born in the cloud” service provider in 2006, Cumulus Global serves clients through the US and Canada. The company’s philosophy, “Cloud Forward”, is driven by the belief that cloud computing is not about replacing in-house system or changing technologies; cloud computing is about using technology and services to achieve results.

A sampling of the Next-Gen 250 list will be featured in the December issue of CRN, online at www.crn.com/next-gen250, and through the CRN Tech News Tablet App for iPad and Windows 8.


About Cumulus Global

We understand that businesses, governments, schools, and nonprofits want to work smarter; that you want be more efficient, and that you want to empower your team and foster success.

We design, deliver, and support cloud solutions that expand how you communicate and improve your ability to collaborate, while protecting your data and simplifying your IT. We also help you and your team adopt new solutions and take advantage of their new capabilities.

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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Cumulus Global CEO Joins XChange Events Advisory Board

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Westborough, MA – Following last week’s successful 2016 XChange Solution Provider Conference in Los Angeles, The Channel Company (
www.thechannelco.com) and Cumulus Global (www.cumulusglobal.com) announced the addition of Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global, to the Xchange Events Advisory Board.  As a thought-leader among born-in-the-cloud service providers, Falcon brings his expertise in cloud computing for SMBs and education to the board.  The XChange Solution Provider Advisory Board serves as the voice of the IT services industry to set the agenda for organizations that want to thrive in an ever changing industry.

xchangelogo“Our Board members are thought leaders and experts in their field”, stated Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President, Event Content and Strategy, The Channel Company. “The XSP Board members provide strategic insight to help set the agenda for the conference and set the agenda for an important ecosystem of strategic service and solution providers.”

As a member of the XChange Advisory Board, Falcon and his peers help Solution Providers enhance their businesses to best meet the constantly changing demands of the industries and customers they serve.

“I am honored to be joining the Advisory Board and I am looking forward to the working with a great team of industry leaders and innovators”, stated Falcon. “Customers want and need their solutions providers to help them solve business challenges. As a member of the XChange Advisory Board, I look forward to helping Solution Providers rise to this challenge.”

The XChange Conferences intend to educate and inspires. The conferences provide a great venue for company leaders to make connections, and find new directions.

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Cumulus Global Grows In Southern New England with New Haven Office

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We are proud to announce the opening of a regional office in New Haven, Connecticut in response to the expanding interest in, and demand for, business-effective cloud solutions and services across Connecticut and Southern New England. Located at The Grove New Haven, Cumulus Global’s new office will connect us, our industry-recognized services, and our best-of-breed cloud solutions with small and mid-size businesses and local governments throughout the region.

“With this new office, we are better able to meet the needs of area businesses,” notes Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global. “While we are national in scope, our New Haven office gives us better insights into the local economies within Connecticut and helps us better respond to the needs and priorities of our clients.”

A Microsoft Silver Cloud Partner and Google Premier Partner, Cumulus Global focuses on their customers’ results — helping small and mid-size enterprises enhance, augment, or even replace their current IT systems with more productive and cost-effective solutions. Cumulus Global has seen rapid growth over the past few years, landing at #914 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. 

“The Grove and New Haven give us a great location for serving Connecticut and Southern New England,” stated Falcon. “In addition to the local connections we will foster, we have a great space for events through which businesses can learn about cloud computing and trending IT issues while networking with peers.”

As a cloud solutions provider, Cumulus Global focuses on bringing cloud and hosted solutions into the IT mix for small and mid-size enterprises. As such, Cumulus Global works with and complements — rather than replacing — customers’ existing IT resources.  This cooperative strategy helps customer gain the most value from their IT spending.

Cumulus Global Receives Inc. 5000 Honor for Second Consecutive Year

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Cumulus Global, the innovative cloud solutions provider to small and midsize businesses, local governments, and K-12 schools announced today that it has been named to the 2015 Inc 5000, an exclusive ranking of the fastest growing private companies in America.  Ranked at #914, Cumulus Global was recognized for linking its success to the success of its customers across small and mid-size business, local government, and K-12 education markets.

“Our continuing growth and success would not be possible without the efforts and dedication of our team, the support of our industry partners, and the earned trust of our customers,” stated Allen Falcon, Cumulus Global CEO. “We are excited and honored to be included on this year’s list.”

Over the past year, Cumulus Global has added to its Boston and New York presence with offices in New Haven, Connecticut and Atlanta, Georgia. Cumulus Global has expanded its core services beyond Google for Work to include Microsoft Cloud solutions and a range of SaaS solutions that improve security, compliance, data protection, and productivity.

“For us, Success equals E2S2,” added Falcon. “We want to Enable our clients to modernize and grow their businesses; Empower our clients’ employees to work more effectively and efficiently; deliver Solutions that solve business challenges; and deliver a business advantage that contributes to our clients’ Success.”

The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage growth from 2011 through 2014. To see the full list of winners, please visit http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2015.

SMB Cloud Pioneer Cumulus Global Takes on Microsoft Cloud

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A pioneer in cloud computing solutions for small and mid-size businesses, Cumulus Global (www.cumulusglobal.com) announced today the addition of Microsoft Cloud Solutions to its portfolio of solutions. The addition of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure services expands the range of cloud platforms, services, and applications that Cumulus Global provides directly to its customers.

“We are excited to have Cumulus Global join our partner network,” stated Jennifer Heard, vice president, Worldwide Corporate Account and Partner Sales at Microsoft Corp.  “As a born-in-the-cloud solutions provider, Cumulus Global understands that any successful migration to the cloud depends on user adoption of enhanced collaboration and information access capabilities. This opens up massive opportunities for partners and helps our mutual customers realize the true value of their solutions.”

In addition, the company is an authorized Microsoft Surface reseller, offering the tablet-based devices as a replacement for traditional desktops and laptops.

“As a cloud solutions provider, we have always focused on giving our customers solutions that help them succeed, directly or as a broker,” notes Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global, “Our relationship with Microsoft empowers our customers with a broader range of solutions that we can directly design, plan, migrate, manage, and support.”

Beyond email, file services, and collaboration, Cumulus Global is offering platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a- service (IaaS) solutions. The company has existing relationships in place to assist with integrated CRM solutions.


For more information, or a free consultation, contact us today.


 

 

Cumulus Global Gets CRN Next-Gen 250 Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

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CRN, the benchmark publication for technology VARs and integrators, has named Cumulus Global to the CRN 2015 Next-Gen 250. As the fourth consecutive honor, CRN recognizes Cumulus Global for its continued leadership role as a forward-thinking service provider. Businesses, local governments, nonprofits, and schools benefit from Cumulus Global’s approach to cloud computing, mobility, and unified communications.

“We are more than honored to once again receive recognition from CRN,” stated Cumulus Global CEO Allen Falcon. “Our ability to remain forward-thinking is, in large part, due to our customers, who trust us enough to share their goals and objectives. Our customers help us understand their evolving needs so that we can adapt, be ready, and outpace expectations when those needs arise.”

Cumulus Global’s focus on customers follows four key tenants.  Enablement of businesses to leverage more effective technologies; Empowerment of individuals to perform their best, without IT barriers; Solutions with clear objectives and tangible results; Success for customers, as defined by the customer.

“Creative and agile solution providers are in demand now more than ever,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Cumulus Global and the trailblazing solution providers honored in this year’s CRN Next-Gen 250 list continue to innovate and evolve to meet market demands and have clearly established themselves as the next generation of leadership in the IT channel.”

A sampling of the Next-Gen 250 list will be featured in the August issue of CRN and online at both www.crn.com and through the CRN Tech News App for iPad and Windows 8.

Cumulus Global, SMB Cloud Pioneer, Takes on Microsoft Cloud

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A pioneer in cloud computing solutions for small and mid-size businesses, Cumulus Global (www.cumulusglobal.com) announced today the addition of Microsoft Cloud Solutions to its portfolio of solutions. The addition of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure services expands the range of cloud platforms, services, and applications that Cumulus Global provides directly to its customers.

“We are excited to have Cumulus Global join our partner network,” stated Jennifer Heard, vice president, Worldwide Corporate Account and Partner Sales at Microsoft Corp.  “As a born-in-the-cloud solutions provider, Cumulus Global understands that any successful migration to the cloud depends on user adoption of enhanced collaboration and information access capabilities. This opens up massive opportunities for partners and helps our mutual customers realize the true value of their solutions.”

In addition, the company is an authorized Microsoft Surface reseller, offering the tablet-based devices as a replacement for traditional desktops and laptops.

“As a cloud solutions provider, we have always focused on giving our customers solutions that help them succeed, directly or as a broker,” notes Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global, “Our relationship with Microsoft empowers our customers with a broader range of solutions that we can directly design, plan, migrate, manage, and support.”

Beyond email, file services, and collaboration, Cumulus Global is offering platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a- service (IaaS) solutions. The company has existing relationships in place to assist with integrated CRM solutions.


Companies interested in learning more should contact us for a complementary discussion with one of our cloud advisors.


 

 

Launch Alert: Cloud Solutions Weekly

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As part of our commitment to provide information about cloud computing for small and mid-size enterprises, we are pleased to announce The Cloud Solutions Weekly.

Published every Friday at 10:00 am ET, The Cloud Solutions Weekly covers cloud computing and its potential role and value for your business.  We aggregate news, stories, and videos from more than two dozen reputable sources to ensure a broad range of coverage. And we don’t accept advertising to keep it clean and easy to read.

Subscribe to The Cloud Solutions Weekly to receive a weekly headlines summary in your inbox.


Cumulus Global Joins the Small Giants Community

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Cumulus Global joins the Small Giants Community, further demonstrating the company’s commitments to its core values and mission. In joining the Small Giants Community, the leadership team at Cumulus Global recognizes that a relationship exists between a company’s culture and its success.

“We have seen rapid growth over the past several years,” notes Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global. “We remain conscious that as we focus on serving our customers, we need to ensure we do not lose our identity as an organization.”

The Small Giants Community helps small and mid-size enterprises develop the six characteristics of quality that lead to success:

  • Develop Exceptional Leaders
  • Invest in Your Community
  • Build Strong Relationships
  • Create a Great Culture
  • Inspire Passion
  • Drive Long-Term Profit

While Cumulus Global continues to receive industry and business recognition for its services and growth, the company strives for greatness over size. In doing so, the company is looking beyond its internal operations to its relationships with vendors, customers, and the communities it serves.

“The IT industry is inundated with mediocrity, with service providers willing to do just enough to win your and keep your business,” notes Falcon. “We are striving for more. We want to be the company that you want on your team, that you trust, that you admire.”

About The Small Giants Community

www.smallgiants.org

The Small Giants Community champions the importance of the Return on Values business model and serves to: create a practitioner driven learning experience and community; establish a body of knowledge to support and develop adopters, and influence the business community through media, thought leaders and academia.