Friday, 9. September 2016
ALSO accelerates growth of cloud services portfolio
ALSO accelerates growth of cloud services portfolio with Mobile Datacenter
ALSO expands its cloud business offering with a Mobile Datacenter service enabling customers to individually configure modular cloud platforms. ALSO is the first B2B market place to offer Mobile Datacenter services in Europe. The Mobile Datacenter has been tailored for ALSO by CANCOM Group.
"Both Private and Hybrid Cloud present great opportunities for our customers. In this fast growing area of business we want to enable our customers to deliver a rich catalogue of services to their customers and deliver end-to-end turnkey solutions. With the Mobile Datacenter we continue our commitment to help our customers bring tangible value-add to their customers", said Prof. Dr. Gustavo Möller-Hergt, CEO of ALSO Holding AG (SIX: ALSN).
With the Mobile Datacenter, ALSO customers can configure platforms of Private or Hybrid Cloud and offer them to their customers in a pay-per-use model, delivered from a Tier 3 TUV certified datacenter - all built in a 20 ft or 40 ft sea container. The platform enables a broad variety of business applications and solutions to be delivered in a scalable and flexible model. One of the first business applications to be delivered from the Mobile Datacenter could be the CANCOM AHP Enterprise Cloud.
"We are excited to expand our partnership with ALSO and to bring in the Mobile Datacenters. With this service, customers can deploy feature rich services in a very flexible and time efficient way. The CANCOM Mobile Datacenters can be used anywhere quickly. Therefore businesses benefit from a high agility and scalability", said Rudolf Hotter, COO, CANCOM Group.
The Mobile Datacenters will be available in all 15 ALSO-countries in September 2016 with first deliveries scheduled for deployment in Finland and Switzerland already over the coming weeks. CANCOM AHP will be available soon in the ALSO Cloud Marketplace in Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Eastern Europe, delivered from the new Mobile Datacenters, inter alia.
For further information and access to the ALSO Cloud Marketplace, please visit: www.also.cloud
Direct link to the press release: http://www.also.com/goto/20160909en
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ALSO Holding AG (Emmen/Switzerland) brings providers and buyers of the ICT industry together. The company offers services at all levels of the ICT value chain from a single source. In the European B2B marketplace, ALSO bundles logistics services, financial services, supply services, solution services, digital services, and IT services together into individual service packages. ALSO's portfolio contains more than 160 000 articles from some 350 vendors. The Group has around 3 750 employees throughout Europe. In fiscal year 2015 (closing on December 31), the company generated net sales of 7.8 billion euros. The majority shareholder of ALSO Holding AG is the Droege Group, Düsseldorf, Germany.
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Droege Group (Major shareholder)
Droege Group (founded in 1988) is an independent consultancy and investment company under full family ownership. The company acts as a specialist for tailor-made restructuring programs with the aim of enhancing corporate value. Droege Group combines its corporate family-run structure and capital strength into a family-equity model. The group carries out direct investments in corporate subsidiaries and medium-sized companies in "special situations" with the use of equity. The motto of "The Art of Implementation" has made the group into a pioneer among hands-on implementation-oriented consultancies. Droege Group demonstrates its implementation excellence daily within its own portfolio. The seven corporate platforms which exist at present are aligned to the current megatrends (mobility, prevention, digitalization, demography, etc.). Enthusiasm for quality, innovation and speed determines our actions. In this way Droege Group has successfully gained a position in the domestic and international markets and operates with over 120 companies in 30 countries. In 2015 the sales volume of Droege Group was 9.2 billion euros.
More information: www.droege-group.com.
As a Cloud Transformation Partner, systems integrator and managed services provider, the CANCOM Group delivers a forward-looking, business-oriented range of solutions, providing significant added value for companies' business success. Its own cloud solution for enterprises makes CANCOM the first mover in the emerging cloud computing market and allows it to introduce its customers to the New Way of Computing with analysis, consulting, implementation and services, making it an IT- and business-transformation partner for its clients. The internationally active group of companies with its approximately 2,700 employees and a powerful partner network ensure presence and proximity to clients for example in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and the United States, among other locations. CANCOM SE, which is listed on the TecDAX and based in Munich, is headed by Klaus Weinmann (founder and CEO) and Rudolf Hotter (COO). The group achieved annual sales revenues in 2015 of more than 930 million euros.
More information: www.cancom.com
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