Industry Leaders to Gather at Leading Event for MSPs Worldwide
Palo Alto, Calif. March 14, 2013 – CTERA Networks, the leader in cloud storage enablement and winner of last year’s MSPWorld “Best of Show” Cup Award, today announced that it is a gold sponsor at the upcoming MSPAlliance MSPWorld™ Conference in Orlando, FLA recognized worldwide as the premier gathering for managed service providers (MSPs). The Managed Services Conference is being held at the Orlando World Center Marriott from March 21-22 2013. Sessions at the MSPAlliance Conference will address a wide range of topics, including pricing, cloud computing, automated service and support, security and data protection.
“We are very excited to show MSPWorld attendees how to leverage CTERA to provide cloud-based data protection, secure file sync & share, managed remote storage, and mobile collaboration services from a single platform,” said Clay Rogers, director of channels, CTERA. “CTERA’s flexibility affords service providers the ability to launch high-value services based on their choice of cloud storage infrastructure whether public or private. We look forward to connecting with Orlando attendees.”
CTERA is a 100 percent channel-focused company, and in 2013 increased the number of active MSPs and resellers it works with to more than 750 partners.
One such partner is Next Layer, an MSP and cloud service provider based in British Columbia, Canada.
“We were looking for a solution to extend our cloud storage and allow us to provide added-value managed services to both SMBs and enterprise customers,” said Joe Wong, vice president of sales, Next Layer. “CTERA fit the bill with a very flexible and easy-to-use platform that supports a variety of use cases from file sync to hybrid backup and cloud storage gateways.”
Comprised of nearly 20,000 member companies, The MSPAlliance is committed to increasing the reliability and dependability of managed mission-critical IT services. Through the industry’s only accreditation program and code of ethics, the MSPAlliance empowers companies to improve their respective return on investment in technology procurement and implementation.
“MSPAlliance Events have proven to be the best platform for education, networking and strategic business planning, as attendees are afforded the unique opportunity to interact directly with veteran MSPs from across the Globe,” said Charles Weaver, president, MSPAlliance. “We are honored that CTERA has chosen to participate in our upcoming Conference in Orlando. Continued commitment from such globally-recognized industry leaders not only reinforces our position as the leading association for the Managed Services industry, but also speaks volumes as to the value of our events.”
For additional information on the MSPAlliance or to register for MSPWorld, please contact Celia Weaver at 1-530-891-1340.
About CTERA Networks
CTERA Networks is the leader in cloud storage enablement, revolutionizing storage, data protection and collaboration for enterprise and SMBs. Its hybrid Cloud Attached Storage® architecture combines secure cloud storage services with on-premises appliances and managed agents. CTERA pioneered the cloud storage gateway concept, with tens of thousands of units deployed, and its scalable cloud service delivery platform is used by leading service providers and enterprises, on the public or private cloud infrastructure of their choice. For more information, visit www.ctera.com. Follow CTERA on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CTERA
For over 12 years, the MSPAlliance has been the only unified voice for the Managed Services Industry, and the only organization that promotes the highest level of professionalism, reliability and integrity. As the world’s largest Professional Association and Accrediting Body for the Managed Services Industry, the MSPAlliance was created to meet the needs of the Managed Services Professional and to educate the end-user community on the benefits of using a Managed Service Provider. For more information about the MSPAlliance please visit www.mspalliance.com