ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Safe Systems a national leader in compliance-centric IT support and cloud solutions exclusively for financial institutions, announces today its ranking among the world’s Top 100 cloud service providers (CSPs), according to Nine Lives Media’s third-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $15.7 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2012, up nearly 37 percent, according to the report, which is available now by visiting http://www.talkincloud.com/tc100.
“Nine Lives Media and Talkin’ Cloud congratulate Safe Systems”
The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report recognizes top cloud service providers based on such metrics as annual cloud services revenue growth (both in actual dollars and in percentage growth rates). In addition to honoring Safe Systems, this year’s Talkin’ Cloud 100 report profiles cloud services providers, cloud services aggregators, managed service providers (MSPs) and value-added resellers (VARs) with cloud services expertise.
“We are honored to be included among the world’s top 100 providers in cloud services,” said Darren Bridges, president of Safe Systems. “It has always been our goal to provide the most sophisticated technology solutions for our hundreds of financial institution clients. By working exclusively within the financial industry, Safe Systems has been able to tailor products and solutions to meet the evolving needs of banks and credit unions nationwide, while keeping in mind the strict regulatory environment under which financial institutions operate. Cloud services are the way financial institutions will be doing business for years to come. We are proud to support this industry by leading the development and delivery of these vital services.”
The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report is based on data from Talkin’ Cloud’s online survey, conducted January through May 2013.
“Nine Lives Media and Talkin’ Cloud congratulate Safe 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.”
Talkin’ Cloud, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the go-to resource for CSPs, VARs and MSPs profiting from cloud computing. Talkin’ Cloud features a daily blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the first online media destination for channel partners working in the cloud.
About Safe Systems
Founded in 1993, Safe Systems is the national leader in providing IT solutions exclusively to financial institutions. We currently manage hundreds of financial institutions representing more than $61 billion in combined assets, 1,100 locations and over 25,000 network devices. Our network management services are the bridge between the core and other third-party applications. These cost effective solutions include IT support and managed services, internal network/cloud design and installation, hosted email, business continuity and disaster recovery, compliance consulting, security services, and IT and compliance training. Safe Systems helps financial institutions to significantly decrease costs, increase performance, and improve their compliance posture. For additional information about Safe Systems, Inc., please visit http://www.safesystems.com or call 877.752.0550.
About Nine Lives Media
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton (www.penton.com), defines emerging IT markets and disrupts established IT markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (www.TheVARguy.com) and Talkin’ Cloud (www.TalkinCloud.com).
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 www.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.