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Bluff Point Associates Acquires Swizznet to Fuel Leadership Position in Financial Application Hosting

Swizznet, a leading provider of cloud services and IT resources to CPA firms and accounting departments announced today that it has been acquired by Bluff Point Associates.

Since launching the company in March 2007, Swizznet has become a leading player in the ITaaS space hosting Sage and QuickBooks applications in the SMB markets. Swizznet’s ease of use and Obsessive Support® model has been embraced by CPA practices and accounting firms both large and small looking for an affordable, cloud-based solution that is easy-to-use, reliable and secure.  

“We’re thrilled that Bluff Point Associates believes in our growth potential as much as we do,” said Mike Callan, CEO of Swizznet. “The completion of this acquisition will allow for additional funding to capitalize on the market opportunity and keep us on track with our expansion and product development strategy. Additionally, we will fill vital sales and support roles that will bolster our growing share of the market.” All of Swizznet’s experienced management team and staff will remain with the business in their current roles.

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Swizznet Among 10 Most Promising Sage Solution Providers

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Swizznet has been named among the 10 Most Promising Sage Solution Providers for 2019 by CIOReview.

“The Swizznet team is honored to be recognized by CIOReview as among the 10 Most Promising Sage Solution Providers for 2019,” said Michael Callan, CEO, Swizznet. “This underscores our focus on developing industry-leading hosted cloud solutions that empower our customers to digitally transform their businesses. Our goal is to provide the absolute best cloud accounting solutions backed by Obsessive Support® so clients can focus on running their business instead of on their back-office IT management.”

The CIO review panel recognizes vendors that fulfill the burning need for cost-effective and flexible solutions on Sage.

Swizznet’s private cloud hosting solution for Sage offers clients the choice to deploy on Azure or Google infrastructure. Azure and Google are globally recognized as leading public cloud providers and offer unsurpassed built-in regional resiliency and scalability for those customers who require the ultimate cloud solution. With both deployment options, users can be off and running in just a matter of hours with a private cloud solution customized for their business.

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Swizznet Named Best Cloud-Based Accounting Software Provider 2018 by US Business News

Best Cloud-Based Accounting Software Provider 2018

Swizznet has been named Best Cloud-Based Accounting Software Provider 2018 by US Business News among their 2018 US Technology Elite Awards.

“The Swizznet team is thrilled to be recognized by US Business News as the Best Cloud-Based Accounting Software Provider 2018,” said Michael Callan, CEO, Swizznet. “Our mission is to provide the absolute best cloud accounting solutions available to our clients and this recognition underscores our progress to that end. We have been working hard to provide industry-leading innovations in self-service and auto-provisioning of hosted and private cloud solutions as well as providing clients with the choice of deployment options on Azure or Google to digitally transform their businesses.”

The 2018 US Technology Elite Awards recognize industry leaders who offer ground-breaking technologies and services which ensure clients remain at the forefront of technological innovation.

“With technology continuing to play a vital role in today’s society, it is with great pleasure that I showcase US Business News’ Technology Elite, and offer them my congratulations and best of wishes for the year ahead,”
said Sophie Milner, US Business News 2018 Technology Elite Awards Coordinator.

About Swizznet

Swizznet, an Intuit-Authorized Commercial Hosting provider, a Sage-Authorized Partner and a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider, offers hosting solutions that empower accountants and businesses to free themselves from in-house infrastructure and IT headaches so that they can connect and collaborate from any computer or device. Swizznet offers an on-demand Marketplace and uses the latest cloud computing
technology and tools to provide the fastest, most reliable cloud access to QuickBooks and Sage desktop applications. They backup their solution with Obsessive Support® and service, for the ultimate cloud
accounting solution.

About US Business News Magazine

US Business News is the definitive magazine for CEOs, top tier management and key decision makers across the US. Created to inform, entertain, influence, and shape the corporate conversation across the nation through
high quality editorial, in-depth research and an experienced and dedicated network of advisers, US Business News provides our readership with the most authoritative and current analysis of the major changes effecting
the corporate landscape, and the latest deals and topical issues dominating the corporate universe.


Swizznet Launches New Public Cloud Deployments

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Today, the launch of new public cloud deployment options to their portfolio of hosted products. Sage and QuickBooks private cloud clients now have the option to deploy their managed workspace on Google, Azure or Internap infrastructure providers.

Swizznet’s newest offering gives clients the choice of where they would like their private cloud deployed; Azure, Google or their standard Internap deployment option. As part of the new offering Swizznet will also offer a new HIPAA compliant private cloud option deployed on the Google Cloud Platform.

Azure and Google are globally recognized as leading public cloud providers and offer unsurpassed built-in regional resiliency and scalability for those customers who require the ultimate cloud solution. Internap distinguishes itself with its patented Managed Internet Route Optimizer™ (MIRO) technology – an intelligent route optimization that enhances connectivity and reliability by evaluating path characteristics such as latency, packet loss, traffic and route stability. With all three deployment options, users can be off and running with their new private cloud in just a matter of hours on whichever infrastructure provider best meets their business needs.

In addition to being able to select the preferred data center for deployment, clients will continue to be able to select from Standard or Platinum business continuity and disaster recovery options. Platinum protection includes real -time replication of both data and virtual machine(s) with an RPO of less than 2 hours and an RTO of less than 6 hours.

“Our new public cloud options were chosen with the unique needs of our clients in mind. This new offering meets their desire to take advantage of the quality, security and resiliency of the public cloud and the ability to have a fully managed offering paired with our Obsessive Support™,” said Mike Callan, CEO, Swizznet. “It puts our clients in control. We are excited to further our mission to meet our clients’ expanding and unique needs while never compromising our world-class service and support.”

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Swizznet Ranked Among Top 501 Managed Service Providers by MSPmentor

10th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology

June 21, 2017: Swizznet ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to MSPmentor’s 10th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The top MSP 501 companies ranked this year include organizations from around the world and from diverse technology and business backgrounds. Collectively, they amassed $14.48 billion in total revenue (based on 2016 results), up more than 15 percent from a year earlier.

The complete 2017 MSP 501 list is available at MSPmentor.net. In addition to honoring Swizznet, this year’s MSP 501 list and study showcases the top ranked MSPs worldwide.

“We are proud to once again be recognized by MSPMentor in the top 501 Global MSPs ,” said Michael Callan, CEO, Swizznet. “This recognition underlines our team’s commitment to providing the absolute best cloud accounting solutions.”

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Swizznet Expands Cloud Offerings Through Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program

The Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program allows Swizznet to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings.

Swizznet, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program. The program is designed to strengthen customer relationships and expand cloud sales opportunities by enabling partners to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support products and services.

Starting today, Swizznet owns the complete customer lifecycle, allowing it to easily sell Office 365 and Windows Intune subscriptions and helping customers take advantage of the cloud by directly managing support and services. Sage and private cloud customers will be able to use Office 365 on the Swizznet system as well as on local computers.

“We are seeing tremendous interest in cloud technologies such as Office 365,” said Mike Callan, CEO at Swizznet. “Clients now have the opportunity to be 100 percent in the cloud and use Office 365 with Swizznet. Joining the Cloud Solution Provider program allows us to build stronger relationships with our customers and provide them with the best cloud solutions to propel their business.”

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Swizznet Expands Sage Partnership to Become Authorized Referral Partner for Sage X3

Swizznet takes Sage X3 to the cloud

Swizznet, the premier online accounting solution provider, today announced that it signed an authorized referral partner agreement for Sage X3 and is expanding its offerings to include hosting for Sage X3. This means that enterprises using Sage X3 can now securely access their application anytime and from any computer or device.

Swizznet brings over nine years of accounting application hosting expertise and provides a complete solution for businesses – including instant deployments and access from their on-demand marketplace. Swizznet focuses on tailoring private cloud solutions for Sage customers utilizing the latest cloud technology and tools. Swizznet provides fast and easy access to accounting applications as well as other business applications and files so that enterprises no longer need their own in-house infrastructure.

“We are excited to expand our Sage partnership and cloud offering to include Sage X3. This partnership will take the same X3 product that enterprises rely on today and enhance it with the freedom and power of the cloud,” said Mike Callan, CEO at Swizznet. “We are pleased to work closely with Sage, the leader in top tier accounting applications, to create a premium, fully managed and supported cloud solution that businesses can rely on.”

Sage Partner Program Director, Robert Dempster said “The Swizznet X3 partnership will give customers more choice when it comes to selecting cost effective, innovative, ERP solutions.”

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CFO on the go Selects Swizznet as Exclusive Cloud Hosting Provider

Partnership provides end-to-end solution for Sage Construction and Real Estate

July 18, 2016 – Swizznet, a Sage Authorized Partner, is proud to announce that CFO on the go, a leading Sage construction and real estate business solution partner – has named Swizznet as their exclusive hosting provider and has joined Swizznet’s rapidly growing partner program.

This partnership provides their mutual customers with a comprehensive solution which pairs CFO on the go’s expert implementation and consulting support with Swizznet’s anytime, anywhere reliable cloud access to Sage construction and real estate software. The solution provides construction, contracting and real estate business owners with the peace of mind in knowing that they are in good hands with the best in the industry consultants and that their data is safe, backed up and available, without the hassle of maintaining their own in-house network.

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Swizznet’s New Self-Service Marketplace and Billing Portal

In addition to a new website we are excited to introduce our new self-service marketplace and billing portal. The marketplace empowers you to add or remove users, manage your subscriptions, and update your card on file or view invoices on-demand. We are working to migrate everyone to the new marketplace and billing system.
 
The billing contact on each account will receive a welcome email with their marketplace login email once they are migrated over to the new system.
 
Contact sales for an online demo today!

Industry Leading Products Integrate with Swizznet, Delivering Easy Access to Enhanced Cloud Accounting Tools

October 15, 2013

Citrix, SpringAhead, Bill.com and more choose Swizznet as a business partner, giving SMB customers more power, tools and functionality

Swizznet, the premier QuickBooks® hosting and online accounting solution provider, has partnered with leading software, network technology and cloud accounting tools providers to deliver more power and functionality to its small- to mid-size business (SMB) customers. Companies such as Citrix, Bill.com and SpringAhead are innovators in their respective fields and give Swizznet customers rock solid network reliability and access to solutions for inventory management, accounting-specific content creation and more.

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