Award Recognizes the Most Promising Private Ventures in North America
GREENVILLE, SC (June 20, 2017) – Red Herring’s Top 100, a national award that recognizes the most promising private ventures, selected Green Cloud Technologies (“Green Cloud”) as a Red Herring Top 100 North America winner on June 15 at a special awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Red Herring's editorial staff analyzed hundreds of companies and technologies, evaluating them on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technological innovation and intellectual property, the DNA of the founders, business model, customer footprint and addressable market.
“We are committed to bringing the best and most secure cloud solutions to our customers, and winning the Red Herring Top 100 is validation that we are executing on our goal of transforming the IT channel business,” said Shay Houser, CEO of Green Cloud.
Green Cloud, which competed against thousands of prospective startups and tech firms, offers an innovative portfolio of virtual server, backup, and recovery solutions that define the future of data protection. Founded only six years ago by telecom veterans, Green Cloud helps channel partners bring their customers to the cloud with turn-key, cloud-based infrastructure solutions and world-class data center facilities built on industry-leading platforms such as Cisco, VMware, and Tintri.
The Red Herring Top 100 North America has become not only a springboard for some of tech’s biggest names, but a valued and trusted tool for venture capitalists, experts and analysts predicting trends at the industry’s sharpest edge. For over two decades, Red Herring’s team has seen through the tech sector’s hype to select brands that have become industry benchmarks. Previous Top 100 finalists have included Alibaba, Facebook, Google, Skype, SuperCell, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube.
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. Learn more at http://www.redherring.com.
About Green Could Technologies
Green Cloud Technologies is transforming the IT channel business by helping MSP’s and VAR’s embrace the cloud so they can flourish and evolve their business. Our channel-only strategy includes a suite of services to ensure MSP’s and VAR’s incorporate long-term recurring cloud revenues into their business. Green Cloud was founded in 2011 by several C-level telecom veterans who have worked tirelessly to strengthen the company’s expansive suite of Cisco Powered, cloud-based products, services, and support. In 2016, Green Cloud was ranked 73rd on Inc. Magazine’s 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies and in 2015, was named the #1 SC Fastest Growing Company. Headquartered in scenic Greenville, SC, Green Cloud is dedicated to environmental sustainability and carbon-neutral goals. Learn more at www.gogreencloud.com.