Web: Telstra acquires APAC cloud services company Kloud

January 2016 by: From The Web

Telstra has signalled its continuing interest in expanding its cloud and managed network application services with the acquisition of Australian company Kloud.


A Microsoft partner, Kloud provides professional and managed services to enterprises for more than 80 corporate and government customers across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as supplying solutions for productivity, identity, security, application development, and cloud infrastructure for enterprise cloud applications.


According to Kloud managing director Nicki Bowers, the acquisition will make the long-standing partnership between Kloud and Telstra more official.


"The potential for our people, our customers and partners was clear to see. We have watched and worked closely with Telstra in their move into ICT services, and are keen to become a more integral part of it," Bowers said.


Though headquartered in Australia, with employees in Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide, some of Kloud's 150 staff members are also located in Manila.


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