Cloud9 Nabs Top Accounting Cloud Hosting Award!

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Cloud9 on Market WireCloud9 Real Time has been honored with the 2012 Reader’s Choice Award by CPA Practice Advisor for favorite accounting ASP/Hosted Solution Provider.

[editor’s note: Cloud9 won again for 2013!]

The new category of ASP/Hosted Solution Provider saw Cloud9 Real Time garner nearly 33% of the vote and trump the 2nd and 3rd place providers by over 10% of total readers polled.

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Started in 2006, the CPA Practice Advisor Reader’s Choice Awards tallies votes from over 4,000 accounting professionals on the profession’s favorite products and services, in order to spotlight for readers the technologies and vendors who have excelled in the past year. As Editor Isaac O’Bannon notes, “The Awards are a popular way for our readers to voice their admiration and respect for certain companies that make technologies for tax and accounting professionals.”


Cloud9 Real Time is licensed by Intuit and Sage as a Commercial Host and Accredited by MSP Alliance as an authorized Managed Service Provider in both the US and Canada. Offering a customized and privately labeled all-in-one virtual office solution, with advanced Accounting hosted solutions you can have an online portal with instant access to QuickBooks, Sage Products, Microsoft Office, Tax Preparation software and other applications. Providing clients with a custom built server, the Private Cloud solutions offered by Cloud9 are tailor made for the individual businesses needs.

Cloud9 Real Time hosts all of its servers in the United States at a SAS-70 Type II data center; Technical Support is free of charge and users are never charged for IT or maintenance. For more information on Cloud9 Real Time or the 2012 Reader’s Choice Award, please contact Robert J. Chandler¬†(888) 869-0076 ext 2 or visit


Sarah Gardiner

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