Five Cloud Computing Services Experts To Watch, Jan. 13

January 13, 2012

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Five Cloud Computing Services Experts To Watch, Jan. 13

By samdizzy

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It’s time to get back into a rhythm with our Talkin’ Cloud 200 — which identifies cloud computing experts who work with cloud services providers, cloud aggregators, cloud brokers, VARs and managed services providers. Each week, Talkin’ Cloud adds five new cloud computing experts to the list. Over time, the Talkin’ Cloud 200 can become a valuable Rolodex that helps you network up in the cloud computing market.

The latest entrants include…

1. Craig Guice, CEO and Co-founder, outsourceIT. Twitter: Got a Twitter Handle, Craig?


Guice and his business partner, Mark Vliet, built one of the most successful MSPs on the U.S. east coast. Now, they are focused on an aggressive cloud services push. The latest move: Merging with GoBeyondIT, a cloud services provider built by Richard Crane and David Webb.

2. Taylor Macdonald, VP of Channel Sales, Intacct Corp. Twitter: @taylormacd


Macdonald is striving to help VARs profit from ERP in the cloud. In the past year or so, he has expanded Intacct’s channel from two partners to more than 50 companies. Recent partner recruits include Altara (one of the largest ERP consulting firms in the western United States) and AZ Technology Solutions (an on-premise Microsoft and Intuit partner that’s focusing more on the cloud).

3. Kurtis Meloche, CEO and Managing Partner, Trajectory Inc. Twitter: @Trajectoryinc


With his company, Trajectory Inc., Meloche focuses on moving businesses to the cloud. Trajectory is a software and services provider for the SMB marketplace and has been named to CRN’s inaugural Next-Gen 250 list. Trajectory works with leading cloud technologies, system integration platforms and internally developed applications.

4. Todd Myers, CEO, Veddio Cloud Solutions. Twitter: @veddio

Myers’ latest company, Veddio Cloud Solutions, strives to fill the gap in the MSP and Integrator space related to cloud services. Veddio positions itself as a one-stop shop for cloud services that help MSPs build recurring SMB revenues. Veddio provides all-inclusive services such as Cloud backups, Cloud VoIP, Cloud Servers, Exchange, Sharepoint and Veddio’s exclusive “by-the-seat” bundles, all controlled by an easy to use Dashboard.

5. Jason Reading, CEO of Comcity. Twitter: @Comcity 

Comcity is striving to be a cloud computing leader in Australia. Lead by Reading, Comcity has launched  Citrix Hosted Desktops, private cloud, managed and public cloud offerings, Sharepoint Solutions, centrally managed Firewall, email security, archiving , continuity and email hosting. We’re watching closely to see if Reading’s efforts drive growth.

Who’s Next?: Nominations Please

Check out the entire Talkin’ Cloud 200 list — so far — right here. To nominate a cloud computing expert for our Talkin’ Cloud 200, simply fill out this form. Thanks to all of those who have been sending in nominations.

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