San Francisco, California, July 22, 2014 – Cloud4Wi, the provider of an innovative cloud platform for managing and monetizing Wi-Fi services, announced today it has been recognized as one of 2014’s hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers.

Cloud4Wi is a cloud-based platform that allows the creation of next-generation managed Wi-Fi services. With Cloud4Wi, managed service providers (MSPs) can quickly and easily expand their Wi-Fi portfolio, creating new business opportunities for themselves and allowing venues to be rewarded for the Wi-Fi they offer. Using an easily customizable splash portal and powerful proximity, advertising, social media and analytics applications, venues can engage their customers, build loyalty and generate additional revenues over their Wi-Fi networks.

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North American MSPs can join the growing list of Cloud4Wi Partners across the globe. Program elements include:

  • A starter kit which teaches partners about the Cloud4Wi platform and shows them how to develop pilot projects with a minimum upfront investment in licenses
  • Online training courses where partners can learn how to configure, manage, support and sell Cloud4Wi
  • Multiple levels of certification based on training
  • Customer support
  • Additional benefits, including discount, deal registration and sales cycle assistance

Solution providers are always on the hunt for the next big technology trend so that they can bring new solutions to their customers before they even know they need them. These vendors are on the forefront of IT innovation and are offering products and services that channel partners can use to stay ahead of the competition,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN.  “We congratulate 2014’s Emerging Vendors for creating the next wave of technology that will drive the IT industry forward and for opening the door to new, unique solutions from the IT channel.

We are excited to have been recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor,” said Andrea Calcagno, CEO of Cloud4Wi. “This industry honor is further validation that Cloud4Wi brings proven value to both MSPs and their customers. With Cloud4Wi, they can easily take part in the massive global Wi-Fi market opportunity.”

Companies included in CRN’s 2014 Emerging Vendors list were founded in 2008 or later and are actively working with channel partners in North America. The list, along with information about each vendor, will be published in CRN’s August 2014 issue and will also be available online at www.crn.com.

For more information on joining Cloud4Wi’s Partner program, visit: https://www.cloud4wi.com/partners