SmartVault Sponsors C4 University

With a shared goal of educating firms on the benefit of cloud technologies, experts align to provide rich learning experience

HOUSTON, TX – July 19, 2011SmartVault, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) document storage and sharing solutions, aligns with C4 University to educate the profession on cloud technologies and cloud-related topics such as data security and compliance. The core mission of C4 University is to provide a comprehensive curriculum, facilitated by seasoned content experts and industry peers, to educate firms on available technologies and how to implement them to accelerate workflow efficiencies.

“We are very excited to be part of C4 University,” stated Dania Buchanan, VP of Marketing & Business Development for SmartVault. “The leaders behind C4 University are really filling a need in the market by giving firms practical and actionable information that they can implement to see immediate results. We also really love the goal of creating a non-competitive, peer-to-peer environment for exchanging ideas and information.”

C4 University was created to provide the accounting profession with a dedicated education-based forum focused on helping accounting firms leverage additional opportunities for growth by providing members with templates, tools, tips, and resources needed to implement turn-key solutions and see immediate results. Through a series of live, online, and recorded sessions, C4 provides its members with extensive information on everything from managing a business plan to implementing the right cloud solutions and recruiting, hiring, and maintaining a dedicated team.

“We are so happy to have SmartVault in the mix because they bring so much to the table,” said Jennifer Katrulya, CPA, Managing Partner of C4. “They not only offer a powerful and innovative cloud application for storing and sharing files, but also contribute decades of expertise in the areas of data security, privacy, and compliance. The benefit to our members is immense.”

More information on membership in C4 University can be found here. The first annual C4 Conference runs September 18-20, 2011 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference will host several sessions specifically designed for C4 University members.

About C4

C4 University and the Cloud Computing Collaborative Community were founded to provide education and advisory services for growing CPA and technology consulting firms. The primary mission of C4 is to provide its members with one-stop access to the expertise and resources required to successfully grow their firms. C4 members include small, mid-sized, and Top 50 CPA firms; QuickBooks technology consultants; and a wide range of advisory and other solution consultants. Classes offered through C4 University and Best Practice Advisory Groups are carefully selected and structured to meet the unique needs of each type of firm.