Frankfurt, February 4th 2020 – Intercloud announces a further expansion of its European sales operations with the opening of its Frankfurt Office and the appointment of Patrice Favennec as Sales Director DACH (Germany, Switzerland, Austria).
As enterprise applications are more widely distributed across multiple clouds, the demand for flexibility, performance, security and end-to-end control is higher than ever. InterCloud’s expansion to the DACH region will provide localized support to a growing base of customers and partners who are facing such challenges when implementing their cloud strategy.
InterCloud is the only Software-Defined Cloud Interconnect (SDCI)* provider delivering a secure, end-to-end managed service with guaranteed SLAs. The InterCloud platform provides enterprise-grade solutions enriched with advanced security and performance functions to ensure that large companies gain full visibility, control and confidence over their cloud applications’ traffic. The API-centric platform simplifies and accelerates network operations, offering enhanced performance and visibility.
“We are delighted to expand our sales operations in the DACH region. There is a growing realization among large enterprises that you cannot have a first-class Cloud infrastructure without a first-class network,” said Jérôme Dilouya, CEO and co-founder, InterCloud. “Across Europe our customers recognise that moving to the Cloud does not necessarily alleviate the current IT burden of keeping the lights on; rather it can create new challenges around the Cloud, security, reliability and performance.”
“InterCloud is bringing a very exciting proposition to the DACH region to help customers plan, deploy and manage their Cloud strategies more effectively,” said Patrice Favennec, DACH Sales Director. “Beyond the automated provisioning of connectivity services over our Software-Defined platform we will also provide banking, insurance, retail and automotive customers a way to seamlessly integrate their cloud infrastructure into their DevOPs and CI/CD process. We have ambitious plans to grow in Germany, Switzerland & Austria, which we will be looking to achieve through direct engagement with customers and indirectly through partners. Our goal is to become known as the platform of choice for large enterprises and the subject matter experts in software-defined Cloud interconnection.”
“Having worked with many multinational companies over the last 25 years and now observing their operational transition to the Cloud, it is no surprise to see InterCloud’s rapid expansion into in the era of open and automated software solutions. The InterCloud team have exemplified clear strategic vision and technical leadership in this piece of the Cloud ecosystem and have secured an impressive list of global blue chip customers. Intercloud will bring that vision, experience and execution to multinationals in the DACH region”, said Patrick Gallagher, Chairman of InterCloud.
*SDCI: Software-Defined Cloud Interconnect is a new Gartner category that recognizes providers offering “hubs to connect an enterprise to a wide variety of cloud, network and internet service providers”.
InterCloud is the leading Software-Defined Cloud Interconnect (SDCI) platform delivering fully managed solutions to seamlessly interconnect multi-cloud resources at scale. By providing enterprise-grade solutions enriched with advanced security and performance functions, InterCloud ensures that large companies gain full visibility, control and confidence over their cloud applications’ traffic. Dozens of world leaders such as Airbus, Schneider Electric and Sodexo trust InterCloud to deliver end-to-end solutions tailored to their corporate security policies and compliance needs.