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2014-04-17 16:30:18

BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual BBJ Pacesetter breakfast today, the Boston Business Journal recognized Cumulus Global as the 5(th) fastest growing private company in Massachusetts. The Pacesetter Awards recognize businesses with exceptional cumulative revenue growth over a four-year period, highlighting businesses and entrepreneurs that create the dynamic and innovative economy in Massachusetts. In accepting the award, Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus Global,...

2014-03-06 08:36:35

BOSTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumulus Global was named a 2014 Pacesetter -- one of the 70 fastest growing private companies in Massachusetts -- by The Boston Business Journal (http://www.bizjournals.com/boston) Wednesday. The annual list highlights the entrepreneurs and businesses that make Massachusetts one of the most dynamic and innovative economies in the world. "We are honored to be considered a Pacesetter for our regional economy," stated Allen Falcon, CEO of Cumulus...

2014-02-04 12:21:53

Cumulus Global and Eduscape Learning Partnership Delivers Certified Educator Training WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following successful participation at last week's FETC 2014 conference, Cumulus Global today announced a strategic partnership with Eduscape Learning, offering comprehensive professional development programs for schools and districts using Google Apps for Education. The partnership combines Eduscape Learning's existing professional development...

2013-12-13 12:26:23

Annual list showcases the 20 most promising education technology solution providers. BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CIOReview (www.cioreview.com) has selected Cumulus Global (www.cumulusglobal.com) as one of CIOReview's 20 Most Promising Education Tech Solution Providers. The annual list, published in CIOReview's December issue, identifies solution providers offering innovative, value-add solutions to the education market. CIOReview's selection panel and editorial board...

2013-02-25 16:28:29

BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumulus Global today announced revenue growth exceeding 300% for 2012 as the company's cloud solutions business continues to expand. Sales for 2012 surpassed $3.3 million dollars compared to $972,000 in 2011. Net income before taxes jumped over 400%, to more than $200,000 for 2012. This growth reflects increasing demand from Cumulus Global's core small and mid-size business markets, as well as the company's expansion into new market segments. "In...

2012-11-06 16:32:50

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumulus Global (www.cumulusglobal.com) announced an emergency assistance program for small and mid-size businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Cumulus Global will provision replacement email and file services to help get businesses up and running. As part of the program, companies will paid reduced activation fees and will contract for services on a month-to-month basis. Businesses can be up and running, back in business, in a matter of...

Undulatus Asperatus Clouds Seek Official Status
2012-09-20 19:06:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new variety of cloud is attempting to be officially added to the classification system after first being discovered in 1951. Meteorologists and "cloudspotters" are looking to formally add undulatus asperatus clouds, or "agitated waves," to the official list of cloud species. The clouds look like a fluffy blanket that cover part or all of the sky. The United Nations' World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in Geneva has the...

Weather Education Episode #9:  Basic Formation of a Thunderstorm
2012-04-25 03:00:07

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly In this lesson, we are going to look at how a thunderstorm is created from the ground up. To begin with, we need to identify  the known as stages of a thunderstorm´s life. There are three stages that we will be talking about -- the first is the Cumulus stage, followed by the Mature stage, and then leading into the Dissipating stage. The cumulus stage is the first stage in our life cycle of a thunderstorm. This is when the warm air from...

Weather Education Episode #5:  How Are Waterspouts Different From Tornadoes?
2012-04-02 08:30:29

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly First, it is important to know that waterspouts occur over water only, and when they reach the coastline they quickly dissolve. But why? That question can be answered by looking more into detail of what makes up a water spout. First, a waterspout comes from two types of clouds, the first being a towering cumulus cloud. The second cloud is the cumulus-nimbus cloud. Next, a water spout is created by the upward motion of water being pulled from a...

What Kind Of Cloud Is That?
2012-03-19 04:55:14

RedOrbit.com Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Have you ever looked up in the sky and wondered what all those different types of clouds actually are? Well to be exact there is a cloud for every type of weather event. When high pressure is to the east of a viewing place, the most common types of clouds to find are the Cumulus family of clouds. There are several types of cumulus clouds ranging from Cumulus — which have the appearance of small marshmallows — to the  middle...


Latest Cumulus cloud Reference Libraries

Weather Pack For July 30, 2012
2012-08-01 12:22:59

Weather Pack is our way to envision what is happening with the weather and create a weather forecast for a certain area of the United States. Today’s focus is on Southwest Mississippi along the Mississippi River. On the left side we have a Skew-T which is used to help us determine what is happening in the upper levels at our forecast location. On the right side is our morning satellite image; both of these features are important to creating an accurate forecast. The Skew-T will show...

Surface Analysis Features
2012-09-03 16:09:19

The above map looks at what is known as ceilings. The definition of ceilings is the first broken or overcast layer of cloud cover in the atmosphere. For it to be considered a ceiling the clouds need to cover more than half of the sky. If we look at the red circled area we see the numbers of 1 and 2. This tells us that there is a ceiling at 1,000-2,000ft which are in the level of low clouds such as cumulus or stratus. The second is the black circle found in the Dakota’s. Here we are...

Cumulus-nimbus Clouds
2014-01-11 00:00:00

The image above shows a Cumulus-nimbus cloud that has an anvil top to it. The reason that can be identified is that the cirrus is in place above the center of the storm. The image below does not have an anvil top yet. The anvil top forms on CB clouds after they reach the height in the atmosphere where they begin to feel the upper level winds becoming too strong for them to continue development vertically. The storm on the right has not felt the upper level winds yet, that is why it lacks the...

Types of Clouds
2012-07-19 17:40:55

The above cloud is known as a towering cumulus cloud or TCU for short. TCU clouds are a form of cumulus clouds. They are the second stage of the cumulus family. The thing that makes these clouds unique is the vertical extent of them. They can extend very high into the atmosphere and sometimes they form in multiple rows. Towering Cumulus clouds can bring waterspouts when they are over the open waters and they are responsible for heavy rain. TCU Clouds have two types of air within them. They...

Cumulus Clouds (Low Cloud)
2014-01-11 00:00:00

If you look in the photo above you can see the line of Cumulus clouds that appear in the background. These clouds were created by daytime heating and also an unstable atmosphere. The moisture for these clouds was rising from the Pacific Ocean. The darker cloud is the stronger of the cumulus clouds meaning that the majority of the moisture is being absorbed by that cloud. The clouds around this one are also starting to get more moisture from the ocean to build. Above the cumulus clouds you...

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