Opens First Office in France, Adds Staff in Benelux and Eastern Europe
DARMSTADT, GERMANY and HERNDON, Va., May 10, 2007 – SWsoft today announced the opening of its first office in Paris, France to tap into increasing demand for its Virtuozzo virtualization software and to attract more customers for its web hosting products.
SWsoft is also hiring additional staff in Benelux (Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg) and Eastern Europe. The new employees will add local market experience and speak the native languages, while operating from SWsoft's European headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.
"France is a key market for our success in Europe. From now on, we will be able to serve our French customers with comprehensive local consulting and support," said Soeren von Varchmin, managing director, European and Asian Operations, SWsoft. "I am convinced that the proximity to customers will be well received in the French market. Furthermore, our new staff from Benelux and Eastern Europe will strengthen our presence and credibility in those markets."
SWsoft's Paris office will be launched with three employees and is centrally located within the prominent 9th arrondissement, close to the Paris Opéra. The office will be responsible for customers such as AMEN, one of the largest web hosters in France.
"For several years now, we've been using SWsoft products for important parts of the IT infrastructure of our hosting offerings," said Eric Sansonny, director of sales and marketing, AMEN S.A.S. "Although our direct contact with SWsoft has always been excellent, we are very pleased with the new office in France. The local support team with specific know-how on the special requirements of the French market will further strengthen our relationship with SWsoft."
SWsoft is a global leader in virtualization and automation software. More than 10,000 customers rely on the proven performance and management capabilities of SWsoft products to optimize their use of IT. Founded in 1999, the company has offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, call 703-815-5670 or visit www.swsoft.com.