WALTHAM, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 123Together.com – a mindSHIFT Technologies company and the leading provider of hosted, cloud-based email and business collaboration services – has relocated to a larger facility. The new 17,815 square foot office, located in Waltham, Massachusetts, combines both 123Together.com and the corporate headquarters of its parent company, mindSHIFT Technologies. This expansion is a result of the steady increase in the sale of cloud services, such as hosted Microsoft Exchange email service and virtual servers, by small and mid-size businesses worldwide.
Technology consulting and research firm, Gartner, Inc., predicts that 20 percent of businesses will be hardware-free by 2012*, having moved their whole IT infrastructure to the cloud, and will exceed $14 billion by 2013**. "The growth that we have seen in the sale of hosted services certainly bears out Gartner's estimates," said William Flynn, 123Together.com general manager. "2,500 companies worldwide became 123Together.com hosted Exchange Server 2007 email customers over the last two quarters and created 24,000+ new mailboxes. These numbers confirm that businesses are embracing cloud-based services, even for their mission critical email."
Whether looking to gain a competitive advantage or cut IT expenses, businesses are choosing 123Together.com and mindSHIFT's online and managed services to:
- eliminate upfront expenses
- reduce the burden on in-house IT staff
- be up and running in minutes - not hours or days
- eliminate expensive hardware and software costs
- have access to a highly trained team of technical experts 24x7
123Together.com was named by Microsoft as its hosting partner of the year for the exceptional sales, service and support it provides for Microsoft Exchange hosting, SharePoint hosting, mobile email services and other, industry-leading, online services. For two consecutive years, mindSHIFT Technologies has been named by MSPmentor as the world's #1 managed service provider, offering best-in-class managed and hosted IT services including virtualization-as-a-service, managed VoIP, electronic discovery/compliance services and professional services for small and mid-size businesses. The Boston Business Journal also named mindSHIFT as one of the fastest growing private companies, ranking it number 17 among the top 50 private Massachusetts businesses based on revenue growth. Revenue growth for 2006 through 2009 was 123%.
Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, 123Together.com, a mindSHIFT company, is the leading provider of cloud-based, hosted email and collaboration services to small and mid-size companies who want to increase productivity and decrease cost. The Company's suite of hosted services includes Microsoft Exchange, email encryption, Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, archiving, and spam filtering. Users of popular smartphones including BlackBerry, iPhone, and Droid stay connected with its hosted Exchange mobility service. All customers receive live, 24x7 U.S.-based technical support and up to a 100% uptime guarantee. Additional information can be found at www.123Together.com.
*Gartner. "Gartner's Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users, 2010 and Beyond: A New Balance." December, 2009.
**Gartner. "Market Trends: Software as a Service, Worldwide, 2008-2013, Update." November, 2009.
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