Sarasota, Florida, January 28, 2014 – Star2Star Communications, makers of the World’s Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, today announced that it has been named as one of the top 20 Coolest Cloud Vendors of 2014 by CRN. The annual list recognizes the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions tailored to address the channel industry’s unique needs.
Star2Star was recognized for its Scalable Cloud Communications Solution and for their partner program that is highly regarded as the best in the industry.
“We're excited to be recognized by CRN as one of the top 20 coolest cloud vendors in the market along with such notables as Salesforce.com and Google," said Michelle Accardi-Petersen, CMO Star2Star Communications. "We are truly dedicated to our channel partners' success, and this award is further recognition that our Scalable Cloud Communications solution and go-to-market approach are giving our partners and customers a key competitive advantage.”
Each year, CRN honors the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors in an effort to help solution providers navigate the growing cloud marketplace and identify the best solutions to support the IT channel. Winners are named across five major cloud categories including platforms and tools, infrastructure, storage, security and software, based on data and information gathered from both solution provider nominations and the CRN editorial team.
The CRN award is the latest in a string of awards and accolades for Star2Star. Earlier this month, Star2Star was chosen as Product of the Year by Internet Telephony Magazine. The week before, the company was named as one of the top 10 job creators in the Tampa Bay area. In October, Star2Star received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award, which recognizes the top private business job creators in the country. The company was also named to the Inc. 500 | 5000 list for the third year running.
Founded in 2006 in Sarasota, Florida, Star2Star Communications delivers the World’s Most Complete and Scalable Cloud Communications Solution. Star2Star unifies customers’ voice, video, fax, instant messaging and presence management into a single, easy-to-use system. Star2Star’s award-winning, patented Constellation™ technology overcomes the reliability and quality limitations of other communications technologies.
In the past three years, Star2Star was named to the Forbes Most Promising Companies list, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 twice, and the Inc. 500|5000 three times. Star2Star also recently received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award honoring the top private business job creators in the country.
Star2Star Communications solutions are sold through a diversified network of partners that include distributors, master agents, managed service providers and certified installing dealers. Available across North America, Star2Star systems are installed in hundreds of thousands of businesses, including large national chains with multi-location communications footprints.