NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud9 Technologies LLC, a cloud-based communication provider for financial firms and institutional traders, today announced the opening of a regional office in Singapore to meet the demand for expansion into the APAC region. The addition of the office will provide Cloud9 with a base for sales, service, and customer support as it continues to invest, and expand, creating new jobs within Singapore.
The office will be led by Cloud9's Global Head of Sales and Managing Director of EMEA and APAC, Barry Purkis. Mr. Purkis oversees the company's growth and expansion throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
"This is the next logical step for Cloud9 as we continue to roll out globally. We now serve customers in 29 countries," said Purkis. "The rapid adoption of the Cloud9 platform by traders around the world is a strong endorsement that the trading community is looking for a more modern way to connect and collaborate with their counterparties. The Asian market is rapidly expanding, and this is the ideal time to bring Cloud9's innovative technology to the market. We already have several firms throughout Asia that use Cloud9, and I look forward to leveraging the Asian market as part of the Company's growth and success."
Darren Coombes, Global Head of Operations, will manage the region's operational team, and help established the region's support and services infrastructure.
"Our customer base is expanding around the world quickly and we look forward to the continued, global adoption of Cloud9," said Gerald Starr, Chief Executive Officer of Cloud9. "There is already tremendous opportunity in the Asian market for Cloud9, and we established this office to support regional demand."
About Cloud9 Technologies
Cloud9 Technologies is a cloud communications service provider that delivers high performance voice and collaboration services designed for the unique needs of institutional customers. The company delivers its services from the cloud using software applications that leverages the Internet and advanced WebRTC technologies.
In the financial industry, Cloud9 connects counterparties across all asset classes via a cloud-based platform that features end-to-end security and encryption. Cloud9 eliminates the infrastructure and expense associated with legacy turret systems and telecommunication services for trader voice. Our customer base includes top brokerages, sell-side firms, and tier one banks. For more information, visit: www.c9tec.com.
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