Comcast Business Services Launches Upware Marketplace for Small Business Customers

Wireless News

2/27/13

Comcast Corp., a global media and technology company, announced the Upware marketplace, a suite of cloud-based business solutions that can be purchased through one integrated web portal.

The Company reported that the Upware marketplace contains a carefully selected list of third-party, cloud-based business applications from companies in key categories such as data backup, data security, and collaboration.

With Upware, Comcast has chosen a select group of top-tier vendors that meet a strict set of security, redundancy and customer service requirements and can provide both the best performance as well as ease of use for businesses.

Organized on the online portal in “aisles” by technology, the vendors include:

-Data Backup – Carbonite (data backup), DigitalSafe (data backup), and Mozy (online backup).

-Data Security – Norton (security) and Websense (security).

-Collaboration – Box (online storage), Microsoft (Web collaboration), Soonr (online file sharing), and YouSendIt (document collaboration).

“We know small business owners and we know what tools they need to grow their businesses,” said Kevin O’Toole, Senior Vice President and General Manager, New Business Solutions at Comcast Business Services. “Upware simplifies what can be a complex world of choices when evaluating cloud-based services. With the choice of these top vendors, business owners can quickly choose what tools they need to run their businesses and keep their focus on their number one priority – serving their customers.”

Upware is designed to meet the needs of small and medium sized businesses looking to use cloud-based solutions to simplify their IT systems, control costs and increase productivity.