RapidScale has been named one of CRN’s 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors For 2014. This list is released annually and takes a look at the hottest IT startups that are making an impact on the channel.
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RapidScale Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor
List Highlights Hottest Tech Startups Impacting the IT Channel, Technology Industry
[IRVINE, CA: July 21st, 2014] – RapidScale, a leader in cloud computing solutions, announced today it has been recognized as one of 2014’s hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers.
RapidScale no longer sees the computer as being just about applications and operating systems. They see it as a virtual application platform built to deliver any application on any device, anywhere in the world. In order to achieve a revolutionary solution, they had to focus on building the business computer from the ground up.
RapidScale has established an advanced cloud computing solution that combines simplicity with ingenuity. Its products include CloudDesktop (an advanced Desktop as a Service solution), CloudServer (Infrastructure as a Service), CloudRecovery (disaster recovery backup and failover for businesses of all sizes), CloudMail (hosted Microsoft Exchange), and the all-in-one CloudOffice solution.
CloudOffice, the “Next Generation of Business” computer, is a ground breaking solution that brings together core business applications and business vertical applications. CloudOffice is application agnostic and does not have the inherent limitations that existing solutions like Server Hosted Virtual Desktop (SHVD) have. RapidScale has also layered in a fully managed CloudCompliance application to meet business compliance requirements.
- Onboard tenants in a point and click fashion
- Three step process (Create Customer, Enable Services, Provision Users)
- The first completely non-persistent desktop – one true “golden image” across user accounts
- CloudOffice Includes: Microsoft Office Professional, Unlimited Storage, 24x7x365 We Care Support, Adobe Suite, CloudCompliance, iApps, Microsoft Visio, Citrix ShareFile and CloudApps (Business Apps as a Service)
- CloudOffice can easily integrate plug-ins and add-ons with full application integration
- Application store/library for quicker application packaging and provisioning
- CloudStrength allows users to actively monitor real-time performance of their desktop in order to eliminate connectivity concerns
“Solution providers are always on the hunt for the next big technology trend so that they can bring new solutions to their customers before they even know they need them. These vendors are on the forefront of IT innovation and are offering products and services that channel partners can use to stay ahead of the competition,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN. “We congratulate 2014’s Emerging Vendors for creating the next wave of technology that will drive the IT industry forward and for opening the door to new, unique solutions from the IT channel.”
Randy Jeter, CEO of RapidScale says, “It is an honor to be selected for CRN’s Emerging Vendor list. CRN is an exemplary organization and we are excited to be a part of the 2014 list. It’s also a testament to our focus on being an innovator of cloud computing and application delivery solutions for Master Agents, MSP’s, VAR’s, MSO and Carriers.”
Companies included in CRN’s 2014 Emerging Vendors list were founded in 2008 or later and are actively working with channel partners in North America. The list, along with information about each vendor, will be published in CRN’s August 2014 issue and will also be available online at www.crn.com.
RapidScale, a cloud services innovator, delivers world-class, secure, and reliable cloud computing solutions to companies of all sizes across the globe. Its state-of-the-art CloudOffice platform and market leading cloud solutions are the reason why RapidScale is the provider of choice for leading telecommunications providers, VARs, MSPs, and agents throughout the United States. RapidScale is not only delivering a service, but is also innovating advanced solutions and applications for the cloud computing space. Today, many of the top carriers, VARs, MSPs, and Master Agents across the globe are selling RapidScale’s cloud solutions to their customers. RapidScale’s market leading solutions include: CloudServer, CloudDesktop, CloudOffice, CloudMail, CloudRecovery, CloudApps, and more. For more information on RapidScale visit www.rapidscale.net or blog here.
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