Tenzing Managed IT Services

Tenzing Managed IT Services

April 07, 2011 09:16 ET

Tenzing Moves Up 18 Positions to 194 in Branham300

Places in "Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies" Category for the Third Straight Year

TORONTO, ONTARIO and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2011) - Tenzing Managed IT Services (Tenzing), a leading provider of hosting solutions for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators (SIs), today announced it has placed 194th in the Branham300 2011 edition – up 18 positions from last year. This is the third year in a row Tenzing has ranked on the Branham300 list of Canada's Top 250 Canadian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies.

"The goal of the Branham300 is to showcase the top ICT companies in the country, and raise the brand of the Canadian ICT industry on a national and international stage," says Wayne Gudbranson, President and CEO of Branham Group. "Year after year, Tenzing demonstrates why they are an up-and-coming leader in the managed hosting provider space. We look forward each year to what innovations they bring to the market and tracking their impressive levels of success."

Tenzing provides managed hosting solutions in fully redundant, enterprise-grade data centres, that are supported by the people, processes and expertise needed to guarantee service levels that match the business requirements of our clients, and their customers. The company drives innovation by enabling the reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex software-as-a-service (SaaS) and Ecommerce applications.

"Our EVEREST managed hosting platform is designed specifically to address the unique business challenges faced by SaaS and Ecommerce providers, and we pride ourselves on our superior level of service," says Kelly Beardmore, Tenzing's COO / CTO. "In 2011 and beyond, we will continue to focus on reducing the ongoing business risks, capital requirements, and operational costs of bringing business-critical SaaS and Ecommerce applications to market."

Most recently, Tenzing launched a partner program that enables SIs and value-added resellers to offer reliable and secure managed hosting services that are backed by customized application service level agreements (SLAs) – with no capital investment or risk.

Beardmore adds that the company works with best-of-breed partners to deliver optimal solutions that address customers' challenges, including regulatory compliance. Tenzing is currently the only managed services provider in Canada to have both SAS 70 Type II and ISO 27001 information security certifications, enabling the company and its partners to provide best-of-breed security and compliance controls.

About the Branham300

For nearly 20 years, the Branham300 has highlighted the top Canadian and Multinational ICT companies operating in Canada, as ranked by revenues. It illustrates the depth and breadth of innovative technologies developed in Canada and is widely considered to be a leading source of intelligence on Canada's ICT industry. The Branham300 list consists of the following major categories:

  • Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies
  • The Next 50 Canadian ICT Companies
  • Top 25 ICT Multinational Companies operating in Canada
  • Top 25 Up and Comer ICT Companies (category ranked on innovation/not revenue)

The Branham300 is published annually in the April issue of Backbone Magazine (www.backbonemag.com), as well as on the Branham300 website, www.branham300.com. Keep up to date with the Branham300 and Branham Group on twitter at @branhamgroup, through Branham's Newsletter, or RSS feed.

About Branham Group Inc.

Branham Group Inc. is a leading industry analyst and strategic consulting firm servicing the global information technology marketplace. Branham Group assists information technology companies and related institutions in achieving market success through its custom consulting services (Planning, Marketing and Partnering), and through its multi-client research subscription programs (Digital Health and Green IT). Branham also produces an annual listing of the top information and communications technology (ICT) companies in Canada (www.branham300.com), tracks the Canadian Outsourcing industry (www.branhamoutsourcing.com) and monitors over 450 Digital Health vendors (www.branhamgroup.com/digitalhealth). For more information regarding Branham Group, please visit www.branhamgroup.com.

About Tenzing Managed IT Services

Founded in 1998, Tenzing is a managed hosting company trusted by leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators to deliver business critical applications to some of the world's largest companies and most recognizable brands. Tenzing's mission-critical hosting infrastructure, mature IT Service Management (ITSM) practices, and comprehensive application-level Service Level Agreements (SLAs), enable the reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex SaaS and Ecommerce applications. Tenzing is ISO 27001 and SAS 70 Type II certified with data centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Kelowna, B.C. For more information, visit www.tenzing.com.

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