Continuum Named Innovative Technology of the Year – Cloud Finalist for 17th Annual Technology Leadership Awards

Posted by Continuum Staff

Jul 17 2014

Continuum Cloud Console (C3) Earns Company Finalist in 2014 MassTLC Technology Leadership Awards 

BOSTON – July 17, 2014Continuum®, the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, has been named a finalist in the Innovative Technology of the Year – Cloud category for the 2014 Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) Technology Leadership Awards. With the launch of Continuum Cloud Console (C3) in April, Continuum simplified the IT cloud revolution for its Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners, allowing them to remain competitive and take advantage of new recurring revenue opportunities. The company’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) management platform allows MSPs to easily create, manage and monitor virtual servers on behalf of their small-and-medium-sized business (SMB) clients. 

MassTLC unveiled the finalists for the 17th annual awards on July 15 during a cocktail reception hosted at the Microsoft NERD Center. Attended by hundreds of executives, technologists, investors, media, analysts and other members of the Massachusetts innovation ecosystem, this year’s award nominees represent the best of the region’s tech industry in 16 categories. A complete list of finalists is on the MassTLC site: http://masstlcawards.org/2014/finalists  

“Our congratulations to Continuum Managed IT Services and to all the finalists of the 17th annual MassTLC Leadership Awards,” said Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO of Mass Technology Leadership Council. “Each one is an example of the executive leadership, business acumen and technological innovation fueling Massachusetts’ economy and an example of the breadth and depth of talent in our region.” 

“The cloud is a disruptive element to the traditional IT services industry, and Continuum’s C3 is making it possible for MSPs to deliver cloud technology very efficiently to its clients and at the client’s pace and readiness, making them relevant in today’s cloud economy and solidifying the future of the channel,” said Dee Zepf, Vice President of Products and Technical Services at Continuum. “We are thrilled that C3 has earned Continuum a finalist spot in the MassTLC Technology Leadership Awards.”

Finalists were selected from hundreds of nominations, as judged by panels of executives, investors, analysts, media and thought leaders in each of the 16 categories who participated in the selection process. The pool of finalists will be further narrowed during the coming weeks with winners announced on Thursday, September 11 at the MassTLC Leadership Awards Gala at the Westin Waterfront in Boston. Details and advance registration are available at www.masstlcawards.org

Award categories for the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards include: CEO of the Year, CTO of the Year, Emerging Executive of the Year, Private Company of the Year, Public Company of the Year, Start-up to Watch, Innovative Technology of the Year – Big Data, Innovative Technology of the Year – Cloud, Innovative Technology of the Year – Education Technology, Innovative Technology of the Year – Healthcare and Life Sciences, Innovative Technology of the Year – Internet of Things, Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Applications, Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Technology, Innovative Technology of the Year – Robotics, Innovative Technology of the Year – Sales & Marketing, Innovative Technology of the Year – Security. 

The 2014 Technology Leadership Award are sponsored by (Platinum) Aericon, Invest Northern Ireland, Microsoft, PwCand Skyscope, along with (Gold) CHEN PR, K Square Law, and Raytheon. 

About The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc.

With more than 550 member companies, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests. More at www.masstlc.org.


About Continuum Managed IT Services

Continuum is the technology industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services, allowing its Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners to maintain both on premise and cloud-based servers, desktops and other endpoints for small-and-medium-sized businesses. Continuum’s SaaS and IaaS-based management platforms enable MSPs to efficiently backup, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain clients’ IT infrastructurefrom a single pane of glass, all backed by an industry–leading network operations center (NOC) and Service Desk. MSPs leverage Continuum’s pay-as-you-grow business model to scale IT services without committing to long-term contracts and to reserve in-house staff for strategic initiatives. The company employs 800 professionals worldwide, supports over 3,400 partners and monitors over half a million endpoints. For more information, visit http://www.continuum.net/or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @FollowContinuum.