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Tiny Haynes | Gartner

July 2014

Gartner

FireHost positioned in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting. While many service providers add security services and capabilities on top of a cloud or hosting solution, FireHost has engineered these capabilities directly into its core platform. Download the full report.

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Adrian Sanabria | 451 Research

May 2014

451 Research

FireHost has come to the conclusion that there is room in the cloud infrastructure market for a vendor that specializes and focuses on security, with a product that offers more than the ability to make a cloud infrastructure compliant or secure – and one that has already been built to regulatory requirements and can be managed by the provider. Investors seem to agree – the company recently announced a $25m series E round.

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Philbert Shih | Structure Research

January 2014

Structure Research

FireHost transitioning further up-market; shares growth metrics  We had a chance to chat with FireHost about its expansion into Singapore and gained more insight into the direction of its still aggressive growth trajectory.

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Mike Small | KuppingerCole

October 2013

KuppingerCole

This report provides an overview and analysis of the market for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). IaaS provides basic computing resources that the customer can use over a network to run software and to store data. This report shows that there is a range of IaaS service providers with strengths in various areas.

See Mike Small’s analysis

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Carl Brooks | 451 Research

September 2013

451 Research

This report takes an inclusive look at the managed IT infrastructure market, composed of the managed hosting segment but also including IaaS and dedicated hosting services. Moreover, it breaks out revenue estimates and key trends for various segments of infrastructure covered by 451 Research, with special focus on managed hosting as the largest segment of external infrastructure consumed by the market.

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William Fellows | 451 Research

September 2013

451 Research

The hosting company, FireHost, has swapped the ‘secure cloud’ brand for a ‘private cloud’ focus. FireHost is making some substantial bets on the future and has other vendors like Amazon and Rackspace in its sights.

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David Bradshaw | IDC

June 2013

IDC

FireHost covered in The State of the European Public Cloud Services Market in 2013. It examines how quickly the adoption of cloud services has grown in Western Europe by looking at the stage of adoption of European organizations. It considers the market landscape and the principal players and their competitive positioning in the public software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) markets.

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Philbert Shih | Structure Research

June 2013

Structure Research

The round was led by existing private equity investor Stephens Group with participation from other angel investors. FireHost has now raised a total of $34m. We spoke with management and they indicated this round was initiated primarily to address the need to invest in more equipment, technology and products to meet a customer base that is trending up-market quite rapidly. It is investing in enterprise-grade capabilities and wants to meet customer demand for specific capabilities.

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Carl Brooks | 451 Research

April 2013

451 Research

FireHost included in list of emerging cloud hosting companies. The is the first of a series of reports identifying and examining an emerging trend in cloud and hosting: providers serving vertical markets with specific IT products and services for several tech-dependent industries.

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Multiple Analysts | ABI Research

March 2013

ABI Research

FireHost is mentioned in this report that analyzes the current market for cloud-based security services and the different security-as-a-service (SecaaS) models currently being offered. These models include various services such as DLP, IAM, SIEM, Security Assessments, Intrusion Management, Encryption, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Web, Email, and Network security. SecaaS market revenues are broken down by service and by region. The report also examines a number of active players in this space, including Cloud Service Providers, Telcos, IT/Tech Vendors, IT Security Vendors, and Pure-Play SecaaS providers.