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Pax8 Named a 2021 ChannelPro Readers’ Choice Award Winner

Catalyst portfolio company Pax8, the best place for IT professionals to buy cloud products, was named a 2021 Reader Readers’ Choice Award winner by The ChannelPro Network. The company earned the gold award in three categories: Best Cloud MSP Service Offerings, Best Distributor Sales Support, and Best Value-Added/Specialized Distributor. Pax8 also tied for the bronze award in the Best Internet of Things Offerings category.

Pax8 Acquires Resello to Expand International Reach

Catalyst portfolio company Pax8, the best place for IT professionals to buy cloud products, announced the acquisition of Resello, a cloud services distributor specializing in making as-a-service easy to understand, sell, and manage. The acquisition enables Pax8 to expand to more than 40 countries across Europe and empowers its fast-growing partner base to accelerate digital transformation worldwide.

Effectual Awarded 10-Year Cloud Services Contract with Ginnie Mae

Catalyst portfolio company Effectual was awarded a 10-year dedicated cloud services contract with the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA or Ginnie Mae). The $140M single award includes Effectual as co-prime, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). An earlier announcement on October 27, 2020 by Ginnie Mae’s contracting office listed JHC Technology as the co-prime. Effectual completed the acquisition of JHC Technology in January 2020 and will therefore be delivering the services awarded to JHC.

Effectual Launches Managed DevOps Platform Optimized for AWS

Catalyst-backed Effectual, a modern, cloud first managed and professional services company, launched a Managed DevOps Platform optimized for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Built with a security first approach and designed to meet industry compliance standards, the platform integrates automated testing, secure coding guardrails, monitoring, and task management. | The Cloud 100

Catalyst portfolio company Weave is featured on The Cloud 100. Make no mistake: Covid-19 hasn’t slowed this group down. With a record combined value of about $270 billion and at least 87 companies valued at $1 billion or more—up from 65 a year ago—the Cloud 100 list is bigger and stronger than ever before.

Codero Launches Industry’s Only On-Demand Hybrid Cloud Hosting

Codero Hosting, a leading provider of dedicated, managed, cloud and hybrid hosting services, released its On-Demand Hybrid Cloud Hosting offering today – the industry’s only true hybrid solution. Codero combined its best-of-breed cloud and dedicated hosting technologies to provide customers with the flexibility and strength of a public cloud with the robustness and security of traditional IT infrastructure. Latisys Expands Data Center Presence From East to West

Managed hosting, colocation and IT infrastructure services provider Latisys has been particularly busy this summer, as evidenced by a series of announcements that the company made regarding its offerings stretching across the United States. Latisys’ most recent announcement on August 26 detailed how the company established a stronger presence in the Bay Area by expanding its Northern California sales operations.