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Cumulus Global Recognized as CRN Next-Gen 250 for Third Consecutive Year

Annual List Highlights Up-and-Coming Solution Providers Embracing New Technologies in Unique Ways

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumulus Global announced today it has been named to the 2014 CRN Next-Gen 250 list for the third consecutive year. The annual list honors up-and-coming technology solution providers who have adapted their businesses in unique ways to meet market demands for emerging technologies such as unified communications, managed services, virtualization, and cloud computing. These solution providers, each in business for less than 15 years, have embraced pressing market challenges in ways that clearly distinguish them as today's trailblazers and tomorrow's leaders.

Cumulus Global continues to innovate and adapt as demand for pragmatic and results-driven cloud computing solutions among small and mid-size businesses, in K-12 education, and for local governments. The company's CumuluSuite package goes beyond email, calendar, and collaboration to provide SMBs and local governments with managed cloud file and print services. Optional virtual desktop (VDI) services integrate legacy line of business and accounting applications.

"We are honored by the continued recognition by CRN," stated Allen Falcon, Cumulus Global's CEO. "This would not be possible without our customers, who share their business drivers and needs with us, providing direction that leads to innovation and creative solutions." 

Cumulus Global expanded services for K-12 schools and districts from Google Apps for Education deployments and Chromebooks to include a range of solutions.  Play for Education, tablets, data security and compliance, and professional development are all part of the Cumulus Global's Solutions for Education.

"IT is undergoing a transformation today, with new technologies, new delivery models and new demands being placed upon the integrators tasked with architecting the technology solutions businesses need," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN. "The CRN Next-Gen 250 recognizes the up-and-comers among the solution provider community who have found innovative ways to address these business challenges and recognizes them as the next generation of leaders in the IT channel. We are pleased to be able to honor the organizations named in this prestigious list, and CRN editors will be following their progress in the years to come."

A sampling of the Next-Gen 250 list will be featured in the August issue of CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, and will be available online at both www.crn.com and through the CRN Tech News App for iPad and Windows 8.

About Cumulus Global
Cumulus Global (http://www.cumulusglobal.com, http://www.cumulusglobaleducation.com) is Cloud Solutions Provider and a Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller helping small and mid-size businesses, non-profits, governments, and educational institutions move from in-house systems to cloud computing solutions. We align technology with our clients' goals, objectives, and bottom lines. In addition to Google Apps, Cumulus Global offers a range of cloud-based security, storage, and server solutions designed to meet the needs, priorities, and budgets of our customers.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

Contacts:


Betzi Hanc

Allen Falcon

The Channel Company

 Cumulus Global

(508) 416-1182

 (508) 657-4246

bhanc@thechannelcompany.com

 afalcon@cumulusglobal.com

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