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See You At NS3 2017

Be sure to stop by and visit Cloudstar at NS3 this year in San Antonio.

“The premier annual destination for title agents, underwriters, attorneys, settlement services providers, mortgage lenders, and technology solution providers to come together for unrivaled networking and learning. The 2017 NS3 Summit will be held in San Antonio, T.X., June 7-9.

Now in its 13th year, the Summit expects to attract more than 750 professionals from across the country, featuring a roster of expert speakers and noted industry veterans who take the stage for three days of educational presentations, dynamic panel discussions and instructional breakout sessions. Attendees return year after year to learn and to discuss the most important issues impacting their businesses. The Summit’s agenda blends both business and regulatory content to provide attendees with innovative strategies for remaining profitable and compliant.”

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HOUSINGWIRE: Cloudstar Hosted Desktops Increase Workplace Productivity

With cloud services, clients can use existing software from any location

“Cloudstar, which offers business, compliance and technology solutions for the real estate, land title, insurance and financial industries, is committed to developing solutions that deliver compliance, security and efficiency.

Gregory McDonald, the founder and CEO of Cloudstar states, “Cloudstar is unique because we specialize in meeting the security and compliance guidelines for regulated industries and have extensive experience working with the various software products used by land title, legal, real estate and mortgage companies.”

With the emergence of cloud computing as an attractive alternative to purchasing and maintaining on-premise servers, Cloudstar saw an opportunity to offer its clients a less expensive, more secure way of operating their business.”

Read more at HOUSINGWIRE

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Cloudstar to Exhibit at American Bar Association Tech Show

Stop by and see us at the American Bar Association Tech Show 2017 in Chicago, Il. Our team will be on hand to provide online demos of Citrix Hosted Desktops featuring WorlDox, PClaw, TimeSlips, TimeMatters, Abacus, and other legal software.

More information about the event can be found at 

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ALTA National Convention 2016

This year’s ALTA National Convention in Scottsdale, AZ is looking to be the biggest yet. Stop by and meet the Cloudstar team booth 301, just through the main entrance. We’ll have live demos of the software you use every day running in our cloud so you can see for yourself how everything works.

We’re looking forward to seeing our friends and clients!

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Cloudstar Sponsors ResWare User Group Conference

Cloudstar is pleased to announce its Platinum Sponsorship of the 2016 ResWare user group conference.  The conference is 9/12/16 – 9/15/16. Come join us in Westminster Colorado to network with other ResWare users and select vendors.

We look forward to seeing our many customers.

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Cloudstar Adds Silicon Valley, CA Data Center

Jacksonville, FL: Today, Cloudstar a leading provider of cloud hosting to the mortgage, legal, real estate and land title industries, announced the addition of a 4th data center into the nationwide cloud network.  Cloudstar chose Santa Clara, California as their location due to it’s being in the heart of the Silicon Valley, CA technology infrastructure featuring some of the best fiber optic Internet connectivity available.

Cloudstar is leasing space in one of the states largest data centers, Coresite’s SV4 facility which is home to major telecommunication companies, banks, social media companies and other large organizations.  The facilities hold the highest level of certification inclusive of SOC 1 Type 2, SOC 2 Type 2, PCI DSS Compliance and ISO 27001 Compliance.

The data center facilities guarantee 100% SLA backed up time.

Cloudstar run 100% fully redundant infrastructure from the SV4 Silicon Valley campus including redundant power, UPS, generators, servers, storage, firewalls, switches, and Internet.  For this location, Cloudstar has GTT, InterNap, Cogent and Comcast fiber to the rack connectivity with redundant cross connects and has plans to add additional ISPs shortly.

Like all of Cloudstar’s infrastructure, this infrastructure is connected to every other Cloudstar data center via dual redundant VPN links.  The systems are monitored 24 hours a day year round by both Cloudstar’s New Jersey based network operations center, and our Jacksonville, FL center.

“We are excited to add the additional capacity and know that this will serve the needs of our west coast customers well” said Gregory McDonald, CEO and Founder of Cloudstar.

For more information about the facilities, click HERE


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Cloudstar CEO Elected Chairman of ALTA Cyber Security Sub Committee

As defined by the American Land Title Association (ALTA), the purpose of this committee is:

“The role of Information and Network Security subcommittee is to continually review Best Practice #3 and provide suggestions for updates, identify malicious threats or cyber attacks that may impact businesses and inform members, provide ideas for new security methodologies that can protect an affiliated company’s business.“

This year marks the launch of the committee and Mr. McDonald’s term will run from 2015-2016.


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Cloudstar CEO to speak at PAC NW Land Title Convention

Join us July 10-12-14 at the Pacific North West Land Title Convention as Cloudstar CEO & Founder Gregory McDonald presents with Dick Reass and Scott Fairbanks on ALTA Best Practices.  Session attendees with gain valuable insight into the best practice framework and real world knowledge to help maintain regulatory compliance in an ever changing marketplace.

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Navigating Email Encryption Webinar

Secure Email for Title Agents: Data Breaches & How to Protect Yourself

Cybercrime is on the rise and data breaches are making headlines every day. It doesn’t matter how large or small your organization is, you and your client information is at risk.

In an effort to protect consumers, regulatory obligations for the financial industry have dramatically increased. This is why email encryption has been highly adopted by the Land Title Industry.

Please join Greg McDonald, CEO and Founder of Cloudstar for a free webinar to discuss email encryption for the Land Title industry and learn:

    • • How email encryption helps Title Agents comply with ALTA best practice and regulatory requirements
      • How it works and what Title Agents need to know
      • Questions to ask and things to consider

Whether your business email is set up through a corporate Exchange or webmail, we have a solution to protect your sensitive information.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
2:00pm – 2:30pm EST

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Cloudstar Provides ResWare™ Software Customers Compliant Cloud Server Infrastructure

Boulder, CO – November 1, 2013 – Adeptive Software, the makers of ResWare, are pleased to announce their strategic partnership with Cloudstar, known for business, compliance, and advanced technology solutions for the real estate, land title, insurance and financial industries

The partnership benefits title agents by providing simple, secure access to ResWare in the cloud.

“Our high performance cloud enables title agents to access ResWare from anywhere, without the need for onsite servers” said Gregory McDonald, CEO of Cloudstar

Cloudstar offers two access options:  users in the office can simply click the ResWare cloud icon for an instant connection, while mobile users can access their ResWare system by logging on to a secure website.  Cloudstar offers a 99.99% written up-time guarantee, U.S. Based Help Desk, is fully redundant, and is CFPB and SSAE-16 Compliant.

“Moving our ResWare to the “cloud” was the best way to for my team to address ALTA Best Practices,” states Pat Carney, Partner at 360 American Title Service.  “This especially goes to Best Practice #3, which deals with Non Public Private Information and how  settlement agents protect their client’s information. We feel this gives us a leg up on our competition and creates an opportunity for additional work from lenders who are looking for early adapters and CFPB compliant shops.”

“We are very excited about this partnership,” states Bryan Buus, President of Adeptive. “Many of our customers prefer to concentrate on their areas of expertise and know that their systems are compliant and managed by experts in their field.  They do not want to concern themselves with IT infrastructure issues.”

About Cloudstar

Cloudstar is a national provider of best practice, compliance, and advanced technology systems for the land title industry.  Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the company also maintains offices in NJ, PA, and TX and delivers services through four world-class data centers strategically located throughout the continental US.

Cloudstar succeeds because we don’t let our clients fail.  Learn more at

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