Swizznet Strengthens Financial ITaaS Portfolio with Acquisition of RightSize Solutions

With RightSize, the RIA industry’s leading secure cloud services provider, Swizznet looks to expand services to its Accounting and CPA markets

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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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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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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 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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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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