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Intermedia Welcomes New Chief Financial OfficerFormer CFO of Citrix Online Services Joins Cloud Service Provider's Senior Management Team (January 11, 2012)
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/12 -- Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the world's largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, announced today that Scott Allen, a 25-year seasoned financial executive, formerly of Citrix Online Services, has joined the company as chief financial officer. As a member of the senior management team, Mr. Allen brings expertise in corporate finance, business development and operations to the cloud services and hosted Exchange company.
Most recently, Allen held the role of VP finance & operations at Citrix Online Services -- a division of Citrix Systems, Inc and provider of secure, easy-to-use cloud-based collaboration services such as GoToMeeting® and GoToMyPC®. While there, Allen was responsible for driving the overall business model while assisting the company in tripling its revenue over a five year period. Additionally, he was heavily involved in the online division's acquisition strategy. Allen also held various business unit CFO and controller roles at ADP, one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions.
Based in Intermedia's Sunnyvale, CA office, Allen has global responsibility for all financial functions including general accounting, financial planning and analysis, customer billing, treasury, tax, legal and the development of internal IT systems and business processes.
In additional news, Intermedia also named a new head of human resources. Elizabeth Mye recently joined the company as VP, human resources. She comes to Intermedia from NetSuite, the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials and ERP software suites, where she oversaw human resources for North America. Mye brings with her 20 years of human resource management experience in the technology, IT consulting, healthcare, manufacturing and consumer products industries. In her role, Mye has global responsibilities for HR services including staffing, compensation and benefits, training and overall employee relations. She is based in Sunnyvale, CA.
"It is a great opportunity for Intermedia to welcome two new members to the management team who bring such strong industry and functional expertise," says Phil Koen, CEO, Intermedia. "Both Scott Allen and Elizabeth Mye will be pivotal in driving Intermedia's growth and innovation across the cloud services industry."
Intermedia offers an integrated suite of cloud communications and collaboration services through its Office in the Cloud bundles. It combines popular Microsoft services such as Exchange 2010, hosted Lync and SharePoint 2010 with Intermedia's services for backup, mobility, security, voice and more. All Intermedia services are managed from the company's proprietary HostPilot® Control Panel, providing customers a single point of communications control. Intermedia is recognized as providing premium support with an average phone response time of under one minute. The company's Cloud Concierge team assures customers have a secure migration to the cloud. Hosted Exchange 2010 service is backed by a 99.999 percent uptime service level agreement and secure infrastructure spanning seven datacenters. Further, Intermedia is one of a select group partnering with Microsoft to bring Office 365 to market. For more information, please call 1-800-379-7729.
Intermedia is the premier provider of cloud services to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and the world's largest provider of hosted Microsoft Exchange. Intermedia's cloud offering is business grade and built specifically for the SMB. Delivered from Intermedia's secure datacenters, the company's Office in the Cloud suite combines Microsoft tools such as Exchange 2010 email, Lync Secure Instant Messaging, and SharePoint document management with Intermedia's proprietary offerings for complete mobile freedom, backup, security, voice and more. The company's proprietary cloud infrastructure assures high reliability and a certified support team is available around the clock. All Intermedia services are managed from the company's proprietary HostPilot® Control Panel, providing customers a single point of communications control. Intermedia also empowers thousands of partners -- including managed service providers and select Fortune 500 companies -- to sell cloud services under their own brand. Founded in 1995, Intermedia was the first to offer hosted Microsoft Exchange business-class cloud email and now has over 400,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes under management -- more than any other provider. The company is one of a select group of companies partnering with Microsoft to bring Office 365 to market. For more information, visit www.intermedia.net.
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