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Venyu Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

RestartIT Honored for Cloud-Based Data Backup Innovation

BATON ROUGE, LA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/10/14 -- Venyu, a leader in business continuity, cloud-based virtualization, and battle-tested data recovery, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named RestartIT® as a 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner. RestartIT is Venyu's disaster recovery solution, customized to fit a client's RTO (recovery time objective). RestartIT's RTO can be anywhere between 12-24hrs for RestartIT+ to nearly instantly with Venyu's newest innovation: RestartIT+VM.

The Cloud Computing Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market. Venyu's RestartIT was selected by the magazine after the panel of judges reviewed the company's well-documented data backup and recovery case study -- Stonetrust Commerical Insurance.

"Venyu is providing Stonetrust with the ability to eliminate data outages because information is always backed up and accessible -- 24x7 -- within our secure data centers," said Scott Thompson, CEO, Venyu. "We are honored that RestartIT was chosen as a 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence award winner."

The insurance company chose Venyu to provide managed hosting services and cloud-based data backup to support their business operations. Venyu helped the company save more than $50,000 by eliminating costly IT capital upgrades as well as hiring additional IT support staff to manage a larger, in-house data center. As an essential element of any disaster recovery plan, Venyu's data backup automatically saves all data changes, while securing information in the company's commercial-grade data centers.

"Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC is proud to announce Venyu as a recipient of the Fourth Annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Venyu is being honored for their achievement in bringing innovation and excellence to the market, while leveraging the latest technology trends."

The results of the 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award were announced via press release and will be published in Cloud Computing Magazine.

About Venyu
Venyu is a premier provider of data center, managed hosting, cloud, virtualization and data protection solutions. By leveraging Venyu's portfolio of innovative, ROI-focused solutions, including VenyuCloud and RestartIT, within secure, highly available data centers, organizations can reduce IT costs while increasing security and scalability. For more information about Venyu and its industry-leading offerings, please visit www.venyu.com. Your Data Made Invincible™.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

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