K2 Enterprises Names Cloud9 Real Time AGAIN -'Top Cloud Hosting Provider' for Accounting Industry!

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K2 enterprises 2014 technology award to cloud9 real time

k2 enterprises technology awardsK2 Enterprises Announced its 2014 Quality
Technology Awards, and the winner is …

Cloud9 has been recognized AGAIN as the 2014
Top Accounting Cloud provider by K2 Enterprises.

The K2 Quality Tech Awards acknowledge accounting technology companies that exemplify quality in technology solutions for the accounting profession. K2 has been providing its Quality Awards for eleven years.  “My sincere congratulations go out to all our winners!” said Val Steed, CEO K2 Enterprises.

k2 enterprises awardee robert j chandler

Robert J. Chandler

Cloud9 Real Time CEO and President Robert J. Chandler, honored by the recognition, said “K2 has been a forward thinking organization for years. It’s a great privilege for Cloud9 to be recognized in this year’s Technology Awards and I thank Val and the entire K2 team for their efforts in educating about accounting technology as well as setting high standards for the providers.”

Chandler himself is an educator and advocate for Cloud technologies in the accounting profession. His book ‘Together in the Cloud’ is a veritable primer and reference for practice managers and business owners seeking to implement virtual office solutions.

“The products represented by K2 quality awards are among the best of class available today. Our instructors and attendees recognize the merits of the offering and the benefits that users enjoy.” said Randy Johnston, Executive V.P. “Anyone who can sway over our team members really deserves the recognition. Congratulations to all.” added Brian Tankersley, Director of Strategic Relationships.

K2 Enterprises Annual Quality Awards are determined by a voting poll of the K2 Enterprises instructor team. The polling members of this team are Randy Johnston, Will Fleenor, Val Steed, Brian Tankersley, Tommy Stephens, Bob Spencer, Lawrence (Mac) McClelland, John Keegan, and Karl Egnatoff.

About K2 Enterprises

K2 Enterprises is a Hammond, Louisiana based organization that provides continuing professional education services to the accounting profession and marketing consulting services to technology providers in the accounting market. K2 Enterprises delivers approximately 900 educational programs to over 40,000 professional accountants on an annual basis throughout the United States and Canada.

K2 team votes are influenced by end user feedback and experience from consulting and extensive teaching. Detailed biographies on each of the polled members can be found at http://www.k2e.com/team.

2014 Categories and Winners:
•Top Hosting Provider – Cloud9 Real Time
•Best Overall Mobile Strategy –  Sage North America
•Best New Mobile App – Intuit
•Reseller Program – ADP
•CPA Program – QuickBooks Pro Advisor – Intuit
•Reseller Channel – Open Systems
•New Product –  AdvancedFlow – Thomson Reuters
•New Module – Point of Sale – Open Systems
•Management Strategy –  Biznet
•Technical Support – eFileCabinet
•Customer Satisfaction – BillQuick
•Ease of Use – Wave Accounting
Marketing Communications – Avalara
Overall Quality – Doc.It
•Tax Technology – UltraTax – Thomson Reuters
•Audit Technology – Engagement – Wolters Kluwer
•Business Intelligence Solution – Power BI Suite – Microsoft
•Workflow Solution – XCM Workflow – XCM Solutions
•Small Business Accounting Solution – QuickBooks Online
•Small CPA Firm Solution – Office Tools Professional
•Entry-Level Accounting Upgrade Solution – CYMA
•Social Media – Jennifer Warawa – Sage North America
•Cloud Power Solution – AccountantsWorld
•Cloud Ease of Use – Sage One – Sage North America
•Cloud Top Shelf Award – Office 365 – Microsoft
•Cloud New Product – Microsoft Online – Microsoft
•Cloud Portal – ShareFile – Citrix


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