Green Cloud Technologies Grows Its Plant-a-Tree Initiative

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Technology provider expands program to purchase trees for reforestation projects

Green Cloud Technologies, an employee-owned cloud solutions provider (CSP) based in Greenville, SC, announces strong growth in its flagship “Plant a Tree” environmental effort.

Green Cloud Technologies—Business Black Box’s 2015 Green Award winner and one of SC’s Top 25 Fastest-Growing Companies—is dedicated to environmental sustainability by reducing the company’s carbon footprint. In partnership with, Green Cloud plants a tree for each of their customers during each quarter of the business year. Launched on Earth Day in 2014, Green Cloud’s Plant-a-Tree Initiative planted 1,490 trees in its first year. For 2015, Green Cloud planted 1,896 trees, a nearly 28% increase.'s CarbonFree Partner program helps companies offset their environmental impact by encouraging companies to calculate their carbon footprint, and then participate in's third-party certified projects for forest preservation and improving local environments.

“Green Cloud’s commitment to environmental stewardship is directly tied to our tremendous growth as a company. As we grow and our carbon footprint increases, so does the level of our commitment to offsetting the consequences. The increase in trees planted this year is exciting for us as a company, because it not only represents our business success, but also means we’re making a bigger effort to help the environment.” said Green Cloud CEO, Shay Houser.

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Headquartered in Greenville, SC, Green Cloud Technologies is a cloud solutions provider dedicated to enabling channel partners and dealers to deliver turn-key Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions. Green Cloud’s channel-only distribution model allows value-added resellers, managed service providers, and telephony providers to market a robust portfolio of virtual server, server restoration, and recovery solutions to their clients. Led by a team of industry veterans that helped found NuVox Communications, Green Cloud operates world-class data center facilities with industry-leading technology platforms, including VMware and Cisco. Learn more at

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