Green Cloud Receives National Recognition In CRN’s 2018 Next-Gen 250 List

GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 13, 2018) - Green Cloud Technologies (“Green Cloud”), a cloud solutions technology provider, was included in CRN®’s 2018 Next-Gen 250 list of top companies who embrace emerging technologies and are setting the pace for the rest of the industry.

CRN®a brand of The Channel Company, annually chooses top companies that have shown the ability to meet their customers’ ever-changing IT needs in leading-edge technologies such as cloud computing, IoT, virtualization, mobility, business analytics and business intelligence.

“These innovative solution providers have adapted to a rapidly-evolving marketplace and learned to leverage new technology as a competitive advantage,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Our 2018 Next-Gen 250 list is comprised of forward-thinking companies who deliver solutions designed to meet an unprecedented set of customer needs. We congratulate each team on its vision and influence in the overall progression of the IT channel.”


Green Cloud was founded in 2011 by IT, telecom and communications veterans who created a successful business model completely focused on building partner networks and providing customers with world-class servers, backup and recovery solutions. Today, Green Cloud is one of the largest independent channel-only cloud IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) providers in the country with an expansive suite of Cisco Powered, cloud-based products, services and support that are scalable to applications of any size — from SMBs to enterprise-class organizations.

“Green Cloud is dedicated to helping channel partners embrace the cloud, so they can flourish and evolve their business with long-term recurring cloud revenue,” said Charles L. Houser, co-founder and executive VP of sales and marketing for Green Cloud. “We are pleased to be recognized with so many successful companies that are taking risks and creating new services and technologies to meet their customers’ ever-changing IT needs.”
A sampling of the Next-Gen 250 list will be featured in the December issue of CRN, and the complete list will be available online at


About Green Cloud Technologies
Green Cloud Technologies is transforming the IT channel business by helping Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Value-Added Resellers (VARs) embrace the cloud so they can flourish and evolve their business. Our channel-only strategy includes a suite of services to ensure MSPs and VARs 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. Green Cloud was ranked 73rd on Inc. Magazine’s 2016 annual Inc. 5000 and 649th in the 2017 Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies. In 2015, was named the #1 SC Fastest Growing Company and in 2017, Green Cloud was named by WorkplaceDynamics as a “Top Workplace in South Carolina.” The Business Intelligence Group also included Green Cloud in their 2017 Best Places to Work list. Headquartered in scenic Greenville, SC, Green Cloud is dedicated to environmental sustainability and carbon-neutral goals. Learn more at

About the Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.