Cumulus Global named to CRN’s Next-Gen 250 For Second Consecutive Year


Westborough, MA, September 12, 2013
Cumulus Global announced it has been recognized for a second year as a member of the CRN Next-Gen 250. The annual list highlights up-and-coming solution providers that are new to the market, and take a smart and different approach to solution selling and integration. The Next-Gen 250 honors those solution providers focused cloud computing, unified communications, and other emerging technologies. These companies stand out from the pack when it comes to transforming their business or breaking into new technologies.

“We are excited and honored to be part of the Next-Gen 250,” stated Allen Falcon, CEO. “We appreciate the recognition of our cloud-centric, pragmatic approach to helping our clients benefit the most from the cloud solutions they choose.”

As a cloud solutions provider, Cumulus Global leverages its Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller status to offer small and midsize businesses, local and regional governments, and educational institutions a broad range of cloud-based services — from email and productivity tools to managed file services and servers and cloud-based applications.  Cumulus Global works closely with existing internal and hired IT resources, extending capabilities while saving customers money.

“The challenges facing today’s channel executives are constantly evolving, and we make it a priority to keep pace with that change to help the channel community effectively compete. The Next-Gen 250 represents the up-and-coming solution providers dedicated to addressing those challenges in a more complete and dynamic way,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel.  “We congratulate these companies on being named to the prestigious list and look forward to covering their continued success.”

A sampling of the 2013 Next-Gen list is featured in the August issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at The complete list of 250 companies will be available in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.


Cumulus Global Becomes a Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller

Premier SMB ResellerCumulus Global is now a Premier SMB Reseller for the Google Apps™ suite of communication and collaboration tools.  This new designation from Google enables customers to more easily assess a reseller’s expertise advising on, deploying, and supporting Google products.  Google moved Cumulus Global from an Authorized to a Premier Reseller based on the company’s expertise and success in helping small and mid-size customers deploy and use Google Apps.

“We are honored by Google’s recognition of our successful partnership”, stated Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global.  “We look forward to continuing to serve the needs of small and mid-size businesses, non-profits, schools, and governments.”

Beyond reselling Google Apps for Business, Education, and Government, Cumulus Global offers a range of packaged and custom deployment, migration, education, and support services.  Focusing on organizations with 1 to 1,000 users, Cumulus Global partners with customers to define and create solutions with respect to their unique technology, support, change management, and budgetary needs.  Cumulus Global packages and integrates Google Apps with internal systems and third party applications to provide complete solutions that meet its customers’ business needs and budgets.

”Participation in the Google Apps Reseller Program is a centerpiece of our evolution as a cloud solutions provider,” added Falcon.  “As a Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller, organizations interested in moving to the cloud will be better able to differentiate the skills and experience we will bring to the engagement.”

About the Google Apps Reseller Program
The Google Apps Reseller program includes companies globally that sell, service and customize Google Apps for Business for their customers. As a member of the Google Apps Reseller Program, Cumulus Global leverages training, support, and tools from Google to best serve the needs of its customers. Companies can learn more about Premier Reseller eligibility criteria and benefits by visiting the Google Reseller Program website at

About Google Apps
Google Apps brings simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools to organizations of any size – all hosted by Google to streamline setup, minimize maintenance, and reduce IT costs.  With Gmail (including Google email security, powered by Postini), Google Calendar, and integrated Instant Messaging, users can stay connected and work together with ease. And, using Google Docs and Google Sites, which include word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and website creation tools, they can share files and collaborate in real-time, keeping versions organized and available wherever and whenever users work.

About Cumulus Global
Cumulus Global (, formerly Horizon Info Services, is a Google Apps Authorized Reseller helping small and mid-size businesses, non-profits, governments, and educational institutions thrive by delivering cloud computing solutions.  Serving clients from 1 to more than 1,000 employees across numerous industries, we align technology with our clients’ goals, objectives, and bottom lines. We leverage our expertise, vendor relationships, and a diversified range of best-of-breed cloud services to create custom solutions with tangible value.