SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - October 06, 2014) - Abacus Data Systems, Inc. (Abacus), the single source fully managed technology solutions provider (est. 1983), today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Abacus Private Cloud™ as a 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award winner presented by TMC's Cloud Computing Magazine.

The Cloud Storage Excellence Award recognizes companies that have introduced or improved cloud storage solutions.

"We are delighted to be awarded the 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award," said Alessandra Lezama, Abacus CEO. "With the recent launch of Abacus Private Cloud™ and the expansion of our Service Delivery and Support teams, we remain committed to our clients by delivering Single Source Legal Technology Solutions that range from technology readiness assessments to the design, deployment, implementation and 24×7 support of front and back end systems, paramount to their success."

Abacus Private Cloud leverages cutting-edge virtualization technologies to run legal technology in a fully managed, secure and redundant private environment, mitigating risk and assuring regulatory and ethical compliance for even the most sensitive matters. Abacus Private Cloud addresses today's ever-changing threat landscape with robust security and compliance policies, including two-factor authentication, five tiers of physical, network and data security, information handling and data privacy protocols in accordance with NIST standards and geographically redundant, SSAE 16-compliant, SOC 1-, 2- data centers.

"Congratulations to Abacus for its ability to show maturity and expansion of the cloud storage market through innovation and product quality," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We are pleased to present Abacus Private Cloud with a Cloud Storage Excellence Award for its commitment to advancing cloud storage solutions." 

About Abacus Data Systems

Abacus Data Systems, Inc. (Abacus) provides single source, turn-key Legal Technology Solutions, from consulting services, to the design, deployment, implementation and management of local and virtual law office environments, leveraging cutting edge virtualization technologies. The company's 'Total Care' team provides US-based, high-touch services in support of their comprehensive suite of case management, time, billing and accounting systems, as well as their custom-tailored private cloud solutions.

Founded in 1983 and backed by private investment, Abacus Data Systems is headquartered in La Jolla, California, and operates two full spectrum security and privacy compliant data center environments in SSAE 16-compliant, SOC 1-, 2- data centers, geographically dispersed.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read by more than 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is also the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; Super Wi-Fi Summit, CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp, and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

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