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Quest Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers

Third Annual Top 100 Cloud Services Providers List, also known as the Talkin' Cloud 100, Identifies World's Top Cloud Computing Companies

Sacramento, CA, – August 1, 2013 – Quest ranks 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 online now.

In addition to honoring Quest, this year's Talkin' Cloud 100 report profiles:

  • Cloud Services Providers: CSPs offer Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and/or Platform as a Service (Paas) to partners and customers.
  • Cloud Services Brokerages: CSBs, or cloud brokers, recommend, resell and often integrate multiple cloud services to customers.
  • Cloud Services Aggregators: CSAs, or cloud aggregators, typically offer a portal that allows VARs and MSPs to source multiple third-party cloud services for customers.
  • MSPs (Managed Service Providers) with cloud services expertise: MSPs proactively monitor and manage customers' on-premises and cloud-based systems.
  • VARs (value-added resellers) with cloud services expertise: VARs offer a range of IT consulting, deployment, integration and management services to customers.

"Quest is honored to be recognized as #35 on the list of the world's Top 100 Cloud Service Providers," said Tim Burke, Quest President & CEO. "We provide our clients with the flexibility to ‘build their own cloud' including private, public and hybrid cloud computing options. In fact, Quest has been delivering private cloud computing for over ten years and our offering includes a global network of 22 Service Delivery Centers."

The Talkin' Cloud 100 report is based on data from an online survey, conducted January through May, 2013. The 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).

“Nine Lives Media and Talkin' Cloud congratulate Quest,” 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 top 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 featuring 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 Quest®

Quest is a worldwide leader in technology management offering a portfolio of professional, cloud and managed services. Either on-site or from one of 22 secure global service delivery centers, Quest offers security, disaster recovery, business continuity, data backup and replication, Desktops as a Service, virtualization, system performance, application development, wireless, hosted HD video conferencing, telecommunications & transport, VoIP, consulting and technical staffing services to power and manage your entire enterprise. QuestFlex®, a unique and flexible service level agreement, allows companies to “Invest in the Capability, Not in the Product®” by providing specific industry leading technology capabilities customizable to their requirements.

Quest is #10 on the MSPmentor 100 Global Edition, the world's top 100 Managed Service Providers; #40 on the MSPmentor 501, the top 501 Managed Service Providers; and #7 on the MSPmentor 200 North America, the top 200 Managed Service Providers in North America. Quest is also one of the top 200 companies on CRN's Solution Provider 500, North America's top solution providers; is one of the CRN Tech Elite 250, solution providers with deep technical expertise and top-level certifications from IT vendors; and hold's CRN's designation of Cloud Elite.

About Nine Lives Media

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton, defines emerging IT markets and disrupts established IT markets. The company's 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. Learn more about our company at www.penton.com.

Contact Information

Quest
Barbara Klide
800.326.4220
Barbara_Klide@questsys.com

Nine Lives Media
Joe Panettieri, Editorial Director
212-204-4206
joe.panettieri@penton.com