NAKIVO Introduces Cloud Provider Program with Per-VM Licensing for Managed Services, Cloud, and Hosting Providers


Campbell, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013

Today NAKIVO Inc., #1 virtualization data protection software provider, introduces the Cloud Provider Program that enables qualified Cloud Provider Partners to license NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a per-VM, monthly rental basis. More details and Cloud Provider Program registration is available at http://www.nakivo.com/cloud_provider_program.htm .

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Traditional per-socket licensing is less optimal for businesses who want to offer data protection services to their clients. This licensing model has high upfront costs, adds regular maintenance costs, and is not granular enough for Managed Services, Cloud, and Hosting Providers who support their customers on a per-VM basis.

The new Cloud Provider Program enables Managed Services, Cloud, and Hosting Providers to extend their services to BaaS, RaaS, DRaaS, and BCaaS, attract new clients, improve client retention, drive new revenues, and become more competitive with most advanced technology and the lowest TCO solution.

The upcoming Enterprise Cloud Provider Edition will also provide a multi-tenancy feature, enabling cloud providers to manage all tenants from a single cloud provider user interface, while keeping tenant data separate and providing an easy to use self-service tenant interface as well. Learn more about upcoming features at http://www.nakivo.com/v4_overview.htm .

NAKIVO Backup & Replication Pro is now available as a monthly rental in packs of 10 VMs to qualified Cloud Provider Partners, enabling them to protect the virtualized infrastructure of their customers onsite or offsite. With this simple month to month rental model, partners can more affordably create their data protection cloud services.

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With NAKIVO Backup & Replication I can manage data protection for our geographically distributed sites from a single Web interface without having the data to travel through the central server. I have not come across such a good centrally managed backup solution that is so easy to configure before,” said Graham Morse, Systems Administrator at Somerset Health Informatics Service.

“Because NAKIVO Backup & Replication can protect VMs at the customer site(s), offsite within our datacenter, and to public clouds, we are able to tailor protection services for onsite rapid VM recovery from local backup in case of a server failure, offsite within our datacenter in case of a customer onsite power outage, or with a public cloud in case of regional disaster, said Matjaz Antloga, IT Director at balkancloud.com. With NAKIVOs high reliability, performance, and affordability we have been able to expand our data protection services and produce new revenue while also improving customer satisfaction levels.

Solveforce Brings the Future of Computer Networks to Atlanta with Global MPLS Network Providers


Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014

Technological innovations influence many aspects of human life. Among the greatest technological innovations of today are computers. They have taken over the way people live and have been integrated into the daily activities people carry out in their everyday lives.

In computer networks, computers send data to each other over a communication medium between them. MLS has a mechanism that acts with other kinds of network protocols at the same layer. It has to map IP addresses to their corresponding labels. The transmission medium is divided into several label switched paths for the transmission.

Network communication faces different challenges and the Atlanta Global MLS network provider (http://mplsnetworks.info/) deals with most of them. The main challenges include network engineering, speeds and policies. The limitations of bandwidth may also pose serious problems to a network. The new technology is able to deal with these issues.

Most users of a network face the problem of downtime caused by failures of different components of a network. The MLS has its own mechanisms of dealing with such problems. Its self-healing properties reduce the worries of network administrators. It also reduces the error rates of transmitted information.

Most owners of businesses with computer networks are concerned about the scalability of their networks. They want a situation where they can add computers and other devices to the network without having to make significant changes. Atlanta Global MLS network provider (bandwidthondemand.org) is scalable, which is partly a reason for its popularity.

It works by creating virtual links between two computers sending data to each other. This increases the effective bandwidth because communication takes place on a proprietary network. This also makes the technology the ideal choice for creation of VPNs, which have become very popular on the market today.

In the standard network model, the data link layer implements several protocols that govern how computers access the shared medium. It has the option of several protocols but each network uses only one. Atlanta Global MPLS network provider (clevelandoht1ethernet.com) helps engineers develop networks capable of implementing more than one protocol at this layer.

There are no restrictions imposed on the kinds of transmissions implemented at the network layers. The network engineers are now more concerned with building better networks capable of handling the needs of an organization. The business is therefore able to enjoy better performance and efficiency levels.

When disasters strike, they may paralyze the operations of business because of loss of data. To avoid this, most proprietors back up their data on remote servers. The onset of cloud computing makes the backup process faster and easier. Computers need high speed access to the cloud servers to store and access the required information.

Multiprotocol layer switching is fast replacing the traditional kind of network communication through frame relay and asynchronous transfer mode. Most business investors are investing in this technology and the others are becoming outdated. Enhancing business efficiency is the goal for most investors and MLS is the best option for achieving this goal.

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VoIPReview.org Announces the Top 5 Best Cloud-Based VoIP Providers


(PRWEB) September 09, 2013

Life is better in the clouds, as many businesses already know. According to a latest study by Verizon, business use of cloud technology grew by 90% from 2012 to 2013–and for good reason. Cloud technology makes running a business far easier and cheaper, especially when it comes to the office phone system.

Cloud-based VoIP service combines the best of two technologies: cheap Internet calling (VoIP) and cloud hosting. Cloud-based VoIP phone service is hosted off-site by the phone provider and uses the Internet to connect calls. Its often presented as a cloud PBX or hosted PBX system, which is the software that connects internal and external calls.

All businesses can use a little extra cash, which is why VoIPReview.org is announcing the top 5 best cloud-based VoIP providers.

1. Telesphere

Telesphere is an award-winning VoIP provider based out of Phoenix, Arizona. They’re a leading provider of business VoIP solutions nationwide. They use cloud-based technology for their phone systems, which empower businesses by hosting, managing, and unifying their office communications. Their cloud systems come with a private data connection, business-class IP phones, and 24×7 support.

2. Vocalocity

Vocalocity offers some of the cheapest cloud PBX services, with rates at $ 14.99/month per extension for each additional extension after the first main phone line. Vocalocity has a strong mobile emphasis, which is a good fit for companies with a remote telecommuting workforce. Businesses can choose between an unlimited and metered plans, depending on their call volume.

3. RingCentral

RingCentral is great business VoIP provider for companies of all sizes. RingCentral has three major plans to fit any size business. There is the small business plan for 2-19 users for $ 29.99/month per extension, the medium-size business plan for 20-99 users for $ 21.99/month per extension, and the large business plan of 100+ users for $ 19.99/month per extension. RingCentral also includes IP faxing along with their cloud PBX package, which is a useful cost-saving perk.

4. 8×8, Inc

8×8, Inc is the perfect cloud PBX provider for companies with international offices. Under 8×8, Incs Unlimited Extension plan, businesses can use unlimited calling within the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, US Virgin Islands, France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom for only $ 29.99/month per extension. 8×8, Inc also offers a Global Extension plan for $ 79.99/month per extension, which offer cheap calling rates to over 40 other international countries.

5. VoIP.com

VoIP.com offers some of the lowest rates for office extensions for companies that need short-term or long-term solutions. A standard cloud PBX package runs for $ 17.95/month per extension with a two year agreement. One-year agreements are also available, which run for $ 19.95/month per extension.

Business is moving into the clouds. With cheap cloud-based VoIP service, businesses can get ahead of the game while saving thousands of dollars each year.







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AlignCloud Partners with Host Merchant Services to Offer Secure Credit Card Processing for Web Hosting Providers


Newark, DE (PRWEB) September 10, 2013

Credit card processor Host Merchant Services has announced a promising new partnership with cloud consulting firm AlignCloud. The product of extensive research and collaboration, this partnership represents an exciting opportunity for customers to benefit from the combined expertise of these two companies.

AlignCloud tailors services for cloud providers and end-users alike. From cloud readiness assessment planning to cloud vendor management, AlignCloud provides indispensable services for all cloud customers. For cloud hosting providers, AlignCloud can help providers train sales staff, draft sales plans and fully engage with Web marketing and SEO. With its focus on the cloud and web hosting market, AlignCloud is a natural referral partner for Host Merchant Services. HMS CEO Lou Honick has aptly summarized the buzz surrounding this collaboration. “Our expertise in e-commerce, payment cost optimization, and security meshes perfectly with AlignCloud to create compelling offerings,” Honick said of the AlignCloud partnership. AlignCloud clients can now seamlessly access secure, reliable merchant services, PCI compliance solutions, and e-commerce.

In the business world, demand for cloud services has reached an all time high. As mobile devices become more important for business, public worries about information security keep pace. For AlignCloud’s customers, HMS has designed services to insure absolute peace of mind. According to AlignCloud CEO Stacy Griggs, the program will provide clients with “lower rates and better service for credit card processing, mobile payments and merchant services.” The experts at HMS combine technical knowledge with uniquely dynamic customer service. Through expertise in data security and fraud reduction, Host Merchant Services promotes more confident commerce, both for businesses and customers alike.

For Host Merchant Services, the partnership with AlignCloud is part of their successful strategy to partner with the web hosting and cloud services industry. Companies like AlignCloud can better serve clients by integrating credit card processing into their offerings. Through Host Merchant Services, AlignCloud customers will experience hassle-free credit card processing with 24x7x365 hour technical support and responsive website. Clients of AlignCloud can also earn extra revenue by referring their customers to the program.

About AlignCloud:

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, AlignCloud is a recognized force in cloud consulting and training. With experience in all types of cloud projects, the experts at AlignCloud embody the cutting edge of IT consulting. As a provider of services for both cloud users and cloud providers, AlignCloud’s unusually broad experience allows for truly innovative problem-solving.

About Host Merchant Services:

A different type of financial service provider, HMS is changing its industry with a uniquely customer-oriented approach. The firm’s products include credit card processing, gift and loyalty cards, e-commerce, PCI compliance, mobile payments and other merchant services. Based in Newark, Delaware, this company provides truly outstanding pricing and support for discerning merchants.







Layered Tech Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Service Providers


Plano, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2013

Layered Tech, a leading global provider of compliant and secure cloud and hosting services, ranks among the worlds Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Nine Lives Medias third annual Talkin Cloud 100 report. The report identifies the top players in a thriving cloud marketplace populated by providers of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) as well as offshoot provider types such as Cloud Service Brokerages and Cloud Service Aggregators.

To identify the leaders in this bustling marketplace, Nine Lives Media used several measures of cloud services-based revenue and revenue growth, as well as considering each providers portfolio of cloud service offerings. By these criteria, Layered Tech placed #36 in a list topped by cloud giants such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Salesforce.com.

The ranking of Layered Tech as one of the worlds top cloud services providers continues a trend of growth and industry recognition for the managed hosting provider. Layered Tech recently reported that it has achieved strong revenue and earnings growth over the past several years, driven largely the companys ability to provide comprehensive compliance management services to clients whose hosted IT workloads must comply with stringent data security regulations such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, or FISMA. GigaOM, a leading technology news site, recognized Layered Tech for leading the big dogs of cloud computing in efficiency and speed, claiming three of the top five spots among more than 40 US-based cloud data centers. Additionally, Gartner and Microsoft are among industry players that have recently recognized or awarded Layered Tech for its leadership in the secure, compliant hosting space.

Achieving this performance rank is continued validation that Layered Techs cloud solution and performance remain on the industrys leading edge, said Layered Techs Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Nate Brancato. This is especially meaningful when you consider the emphasis and uniqueness that we have developed around our secure/compliant cloud solutions.

Along with identifying the worlds top cloud providers, the Talkin Cloud 100 report identifies cloud industry trends including an increasing orientation toward the needs of major vertical markets such as financial services and healthcare. Layered Tech, with its PCI compliant hosting and HIPAA compliant hosting solutions, is at the forefront of the effort by cloud providers to solve the complex IT challenges faced by businesses in the financial and healthcare sectors.

The Talkin Cloud 100 report, based on data collected earlier this year, found that the Top 100 CSPs generated more than $ 15.7 billion in cloud services revenue in 2012, up nearly 37 percent from 2011. The full report is available by visiting http://talkincloud.com/tc100 .

About Layered Tech

Layered Technologies (Layered Tech), a leading global provider of compliant and secure cloud and hosting services, offers PCI-, HIPAA- and FISMA-compliant hosting solutions, managed dedicated hosting and cloud computing services, including Compliance Guaranteed, which ensures that all Layered Tech compliance services are guaranteed to pass 100 percent of every IT audit or assessment. By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables clients to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs so they can focus on core initiatives. Layered Techs scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications, including e-commerce and SaaS solutions. Clients include federal, state and local government agencies; large enterprises with advanced data security, compliance and uptime requirements; and leading-edge Web 2.0 startups. For more information, visit http://www.layeredtech.com.

About Nine Lives Media

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton, defines emerging IT markets and disrupts established IT markets. The companys IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor, The VAR Guy and Talkin Cloud.

About Penton

For millions of business owners and decision-makers, Penton makes the difference every day. We engage our professional users by providing actionable ideas and insights, data and workflow tools, community and networking, both in person and virtually, all with deep relevance to their specific industries. We then activate this engagement by connecting users with tens of thousands of targeted providers of products and services to help drive business growth.

Penton is a privately held company owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.







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BioPharm Systems Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers


San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013

BioPharm Systems, a leading global IT consulting and managed services provider (MSP) specializing in Oracle’s clinical trial, data, safety, and pharmacovigilance management systems, today announced that it has been named to Talkin’ Cloud’s list of the top cloud services providers for the third consecutive year. The Talkin’ Cloud ranks companies by annual cloud services revenue growth.

“For the third consecutive year, BioPharm has been positioned as a leading cloud services provider leader, which we believe speaks to the value that life sciences companies of all sizes are finding in our private cloud hosting services and our expertise in Oracle’s clinical and pharmacovigilance applications,” said Alex Sefanov, president and CEO of BioPharm Systems. “We are focused on delivering the best and most comprehensive cloud and managed services, so sponsors and CROs can focus their attention on building their product pipelines instead of implementing and maintaining their own systems on-premises.”

“Nine Lives Media and Talkin’ Cloud congratulate BioPharm Systems,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton. “The Talkin’ Cloud 100 honor arrives amid a land grab in the cloud computing market. And the Talkin’ Cloud 100 companies are leading that land grab.”

Dropbox, NetSuite, SAP, Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Amazon, and Salesforce are also on this year’s Talkin’ Cloud 100 list.

BioPharm is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and an Oracle Accelerate solution provider. The company has achieved Specializations in Oracle Argus Safety Suite, Oracle Life Sciences Data Hub, and Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies.

About Nine Lives Media

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton (penton.com), defines emerging IT markets and disrupts established IT markets. The companys IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (TheVARguy.com) and Talkin Cloud (TalkinCloud.com).

About Penton

For millions of business owners and decision-makers, Penton makes the difference every day. We engage our professional users by providing actionable ideas and insights, data and workflow tools, community and networking, both in person and virtually, all with deep relevance to their specific industries. We then activate this engagement by connecting users with tens of thousands of targeted providers of products and services to help drive business growth. Learn more about our company at penton.com.

Penton is a privately held company owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

Contact:

Nine Lives Media:

Joe Panettieri, Editorial Director

212-204-4206 or joe.panettieri(at)penton(dot)com

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise, and proven success. To find out more, visit oracle.com/partners.

About Oracle Accelerate

Oracle Accelerate provides simple to deploy, packaged, enterprise-class software solutions to growing midsize organizations through Oracles network of expert partners. Oracle Accelerate solutions enable growing midsize organizations to easily adopt Oracle’s enterprise class software. Created by Oracle’s expert partners, Oracle Accelerate solutions are simple to deploy, industry-specific packaged solutions, designed for fast time to benefit, which means getting the right solution in place quickly, inexpensively with a controlled scope and predictable returns. The best Oracle Accelerate Solutions are based on Oracle Business Accelerators, which are advanced implementation tools, created and maintained by Oracle. To find out more, visit oracle.com/accelerate.

About BioPharm Systems

BioPharm Systems (http://www.biopharm.com) is a global IT consulting and managed services provider (MSP) that focuses on the life sciences industry. We have extensive experience in the implementation, integration, migration, upgrade, and hosting of the following Oracle clinical trial management, drug safety and pharmacovigilance, clinical data warehousing and analytics, clinical data management, and electronic data capture systems: Siebel Clinical, LabPas, Argus Safety Suite (Argus Safety, Argus Safety Japan, Affiliate, Interchange, Reconciliation, Dossier, Insight, and Perceptive), Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS), Empirica Signal, Empirica Topics, Life Sciences Data Hub (LSH), Clinical Development Analytics (CDA), Oracle Clinical, Remote Data Capture (RDC), and Thesaurus Management System (TMS).

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in California, BioPharm Systems has offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. To learn more about the company’s products and services, please call +1 877 654 0033 (U.S.), +44 (0) 1865 910200 (U.K.), or e-mail info(at)biopharm(dot)com.

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North America Sales Contacts:

Rod Roderick

Vice President of Sales, Trial Management Solutions

rroderick(at)biopharm(dot)com

+1 877 654 0033

Vicky Green

Vice President of Sales, Data Management Solutions

vgreen(at)biopharm(dot)com

+1 877 654 0033

Europe/Middle East/Africa Sales Contact:

Rudolf Coetzee

Director of Business Development, EMEA

rcoetzee(at)biopharm(dot)com

+44 (0) 1865 910200

Communications Contact:

Eugene Sefanov

Marketing Communications Manager

esefanov(at)biopharm(dot)com

+1 617 795 2032

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ElasticHosts Launches ElasticStack Cloud Platform to Help Service Providers Swiftly Offer Own-Brand Cloud Services

London, UK (PRWEB) June 30, 2010

ElasticHosts, the international cloud provider, today announced the launch of the ElasticStack cloud platform (http://www.elasticstack.com), a powerful platform that enables hosting providers and data centres to offer own-brand cloud servers to their customers swiftly.

Built on the proven platform that underpins ElasticHosts’ own cloud services in the UK and US, ElasticStack is a complete turn-key solution for organisations looking to maximise revenues from cloud hosting services quickly. ElasticStack helps service providers offer their customers ultra-flexible and easy-to-use cloud server capacity, without any upfront investment or development work, and runs entirely on low-cost commodity server hardware.

Commenting on the launch of ElasticStack, Richard Davies, CEO at ElasticHosts, said, “As the use of cloud-based services continues to gain momentum, growing numbers of hosting providers are looking to offer own-brand cloud servers to their customers. Hosting providers and data centre businesses that sense customer demand for cloud can now simply license and deploy our proven technology. This dramatically improves the speed with which they can offer cutting-edge cloud server products to their customers, which is crucial in this fast-expanding market where time to launch is pivotal to success.”

Davies continues, “As we offer a complete turn-key solution, hosting providers and data centre businesses can focus on selling cloud servers to their customers under their own brands; we license our complete software solution and optionally also provide fully managed technical operations. We can run on pre-existing commodity server hardware or provide complete hardware and software solutions with our cloud-in-a-box hardware partners VeryPC.”

A number of service providers have already licensed ElasticStack with further discussions ongoing in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Existing licensees include Dave Cummings at OpenHosting who commented, “Building our cloud services on an existing platform helps us bring cutting-edge products to market swiftly, giving us a significant competitive advantage in our markets.”

Davies concludes, “The introduction of the ElasticStack cloud platform is a significant step in the development of ElasticHosts. We are proud to have recently expanded our own hosting business into the US, but we also understand that there are many service providers across the world that already receive enquiries about cloud every day and would be delighted to have cutting-edge products to offer their loyal customers. By helping these partners to launch own-brand cloud services swiftly, we instantly give them cutting-edge products to sell and leave them free to focus on what they do best and drive their revenues.”

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Star2Star Named to Top 20 of the Top 100 Coolest Cloud Providers


Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) January 28, 2014

Star2Star Communications, makers of the Worlds Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, today announced that it has been named as one of the top 20 Coolest Cloud Vendors of 2014 by CRN. The annual list recognizes the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions tailored to address the channel industrys unique needs.

Star2Star was recognized for its Scalable Cloud Communications Solution and for their partner program that is highly regarded as the best in the industry.

We’re excited to be recognized by CRN as one of the top 20 coolest cloud vendors in the market along with such notables as Salesforce.com and Google,” said Michelle Accardi-Petersen, CMO Star2Star Communications. “We are truly dedicated to our channel partners’ success, and this award is further recognition that our Scalable Cloud Communications solution and go-to-market approach are giving our partners and customers a key competitive advantage.

Each year, CRN honors the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors in an effort to help solution providers navigate the growing cloud marketplace and identify the best solutions to support the IT channel. Winners are named across five major cloud categories including platforms and tools, infrastructure, storage, security and software, based on data and information gathered from both solution provider nominations and the CRN editorial team.

The CRN award is the latest in a string of awards and accolades for Star2Star. Earlier this month, Star2Star was chosen as Product of the Year by Internet Telephony Magazine. The week before, the company was named as one of the top 10 job creators in the Tampa Bay area. In October, Star2Star received Inc. Magazines Hire Power Award, which recognizes the top private business job creators in the country. The company was also named to the Inc. 500 | 5000 list for the third year running.

About Star2Star:

Founded in 2006 in Sarasota, Florida, Star2Star Communications delivers the Worlds Most Complete and Scalable Cloud Communications Solution. Star2Star unifies customers voice, video, fax, instant messaging and presence management into a single, easy-to-use system. Star2Stars award-winning, patent-pending Constellation technology overcomes the reliability and quality limitations of other communications technologies.

In the past three years, Star2Star was named to the Forbes Most Promising Companies list, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 twice, and the Inc. 500|5000 three times. Star2Star also recently received Inc. Magazines Hire Power Award honoring the top private business job creators in the country.

Star2Star Communications solutions are sold through a diversified network of partners that include distributors, master agents, managed service providers and certified installing dealers. Available across North America, Star2Star systems are installed in hundreds of thousands of businesses, including large national chains with multi-location communications footprints.







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Internet Service Providers in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2012

The move toward ubiquitous internet access and the exponential growth of internet traffic has benefited the Internet Service Providers industry in the past five years. Regulatory overhaul in 2012 will necessitate government-subsidized network expansion and increase the number of US broadband connections, driving revenue growth, says IBISWorld industry analyst Kevin Boyland. From 2007 to 2012, IBISWorld estimates industry revenue will grow at a 3.4% annualized rate to $ 79.3 billion, with a push toward broadband expansion in rural markets boosting industry revenue 7.6% in 2012.

Business customers have emerged as the most lucrative growth market in the Internet Service Providers industry. Businesses yield high profit margins for ISPs, with dedicated internet access services contributing about a quarter of all industry revenue, adds Boyland. The increasing usage of cloud computing (which involves accessing data and software through the internet) is boosting demand for high-speed access services. Additionally, ISPs are increasing their array of value-added services, acquiring cloud and infrastructure consulting firms to profit further from the business market. As demand for value-added business services continues to increase, industry revenue is forecast to grow over the next five years.

The Internet Service Providers industry has a moderate level of market share concentration and is characterized by a dominant group of larger players and numerous small players. Concentration increased over the past five years because of merger and acquisition activity. Major player Century Link’s acquisition of Qwest Communications more than doubled its market share in 2011. In an effort to increase subscriber numbers and to expand business service offerings, major firms like AT&T and Comcast have acquired rural ISPs and cloud infrastructure providers. Over the next five years, industry consolidation will continue as ISPs increase subscriber bases and network scope. As the market converges, distinct technological systems are evolving toward a set of data services that are bundled together and marketed as one product. Major operators now offer packages that bundle TV, voice, internet and mobile services together. Smaller ISPs that are unable to compete on price with larger operators’ economies of scope will find niche markets, such as small businesses, or leave the industry.

Consumer sentiment about the internet as a necessity rather than a luxury will pressure industry operators in the future; service prices and network management practices will fall under increasing scrutiny. As internet traffic continues to increase, ISPs will exercise more control over their networks and will likely restructure their pricing to a usage-based model despite opposition from consumers. Issues like net neutrality (i.e. treating all internet traffic the same) may lead the FCC to assert more regulatory authority over the industry, pressuring profitability. For more information, visit IBISWorlds Internet Service Providers in the US industry report page.

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IBISWorld industry Report Key Topics

This industry uses wired infrastructure to provide clients with internet access and related services such as web hosting, web page designing and hardware or software consulting related to internet connectivity. Operators (except telecommunications carriers) may also lease out capacity on their networks to support the network infrastructure of other companies (i.e. backbone services). This industry excludes wireless internet and VoIP services.

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About IBISWorld Inc.

Recognized as the nations most trusted independent source of industry and market research, IBISWorld offers a comprehensive database of unique information and analysis on every US industry. With an extensive online portfolio, valued for its depth and scope, the company equips clients with the insight necessary to make better business decisions. Headquartered in Los Angeles, IBISWorld serves a range of business, professional service and government organizations through more than 10 locations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.ibisworld.com or call 1-800-330-3772.







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IT Security Firm, GTB Technologies, Releases the First Multi-Tenant, Context & Content Aware Data Loss Prevention Solution for MSSPs, ISPs & Cloud Host Providers


Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2013

GTB Technologies, a Visionary in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Aware Data Loss Prevention, today announced the release of a Multi-Tenant Enterprise DLP Solution targeted at Managed Service Providers looking to offer Enterprise Level IT Security Services.

Now MSSPs, ISPs & Cloud Host Providers can themselves raise the bar and add a truly unique data protection offering, differentiating themselves from their competition.

With GTB’s Inspector Cloud Multi-Tenant, MSSPs will not only cut their customers costs but they can now have the added differentiation of an Enterprise Data Loss Prevention Solution. Offering their customers the ability to take control of their in house and cloud application data, at a fraction of the cost of any other DLP system.

Precision Coupled with Real-Time Detection Are the 2 Key Differentiators

With continued high profile hacks and intellectual property theft by malware, organizations large & small need the correct IT security tools in place. “Our research has shown that the many fruitless attempts at detecting data by imprecise methods, such as pattern detection, regular expressions, Meta Data Tags, etc is in large part the reason for DLP project failures. The ‘tuning’ required is never ending, therefore many, at best, end up with a poor monitoring system detecting thousands of unmanageable events” says Wendy Cohen, GTB Technologies COO. “Even the addition of data classification tools, touted by some as the answer to the industry known false positive problem; doesn’t create a true, accurate Context & Content Aware Data Loss Prevention Solution”, said Cohen.

Prevent Data Residency Law Mistakes

GTB DLP provides the ability to create, manage & enforce policies based on content &/ context for when, where, how and by whom. Thus controlling when data can or can’t be moved, to or from the network &/ devices.

GTB’s DLP Cloud Advantages:


Fingerprint your data – no need for inaccurate, imprecise pattern matching, regular expressions, data dictionaries, Meta-data tagging etc!
Support Multi-Terra bytes of data & hundreds of millions of Database record without “choking”
Intellectual Property Protection (Precise Partial File Match)
Easy to implement & use, without disruption or complexity
Easy to scale
Web, Email & Mobile Security
Unified Data Centric Policy Approach
Efficient Data Classification
Event Management / Workflow
Data Governance
Data Level Visibility
Real-time Enforcement & Reporting
Risk & Forensic Analysis

About GTB Technologies Inc.:

With offices worldwide, GTB Technologies Inc. has re-invented the enterprise extrusion / data loss (leak) prevention marketplace; bringing a broad set of influential innovations such as solving the known market limitation of false positives & BYOC (“Bring your own Cloud”) Problem. GTB customers’ include enterprises across the Global 1000 in sectors such as financial services, healthcare, defense contractors, power and energy, telecommunications, retail, and high-tech, as well as government agencies around the world in defense, homeland security, law enforcement, and intelligence.

GTB’s Flagship product, the GTB Inspector, a content-aware reverse firewall TM, provides IT Security with port-independent inspection covering all 65,535 ports. This technologically unsurpassed platform – provides accurate data level visibility and control over all content and applications in use, on the network (inbound and outbound), in real time.

Among the main features are support for additional protocols that will help Enterprises protect data from being copied out to the Cloud (the BYOC problem):

Secure RDP & VNC filters for full cloud protection
WBXML (MS Exchange active-synch) support for detecting emails from Exchange to smart devices
IMAP protocol filter
NNTP protocol filter
SNMP support

Plus

Full support for fingerprinting and protecting Salesforce data
CEF implementation for full ArcSight SIEM integration
Support for additional pre-defined International Privacy Policies
Unified data centric policy approach

GTB’s Inspector cloud enabled platform, Inspector Cloud TM, is also available to MSSPs, ISP and other organizations looking to offer DLP SaaS.

GTB Technologies state-of-the-art, content & context aware Data Loss Prevention/Extrusion Prevention platform, highlights the detection & protection of intellectual property such as source code, classified information, design documents or any sensitive data. GTB’s Data Leak Platform provides an enterprise the ability to prevent unauthorized data extrusion from the organization; the most difficult data to detect & protect and is usually the target of unknown APT attacks.

Enterprises with Data Loss Prevention initiatives whom have an interest in evaluating the GTB DLP/Extrusion Prevention suite can sign up for a free 30 day evaluation at http://www.gtbtechnologies.com/support_evaluation_dlp_downloads.asp

The “Goof Proof Guide to Data Loss Prevention”, “Putting the ‘ P’ back into DLP”, “Reverse Content-Aware Firewall”, “AccuMatch”, and “GTB Inspector”, “Inspector Cloud, “Taking the ‘P’ into the Stratosphere” are trademarks or registered trademarks of GTB Technologies, Inc., in the United States and/or in other countries. All other brands , products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of, and are used to identify products or services and are the property, of their respective owners and no affiliation with or endorsement, sponsorship or support is implied

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