Jive Software Expands in Europe
Company Launches European Data Centre, Grows Employee Base and Increases Local
Language Offerings to Support Fast Growing Market
LONDON, Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jive Software, the leader in social
business (Nasdaq:JIVE), is expanding its operations in Europe through new
services for local customers, including opening its first data centre in
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
With the new data centre, Jive customers throughout Europe now gain local
access to the leading social business platform on the market. The data centre
features a modular build, abundant capacity and high-power density for serving
enterprises with Jive's full suite of enterprise-class social business
The company also announced more than 70% employee growth in the region for
2012, as well as improved Jive platforms in French, German, Italian, Spanish,
Portuguese, and Russian translations by the end of 2012. Eight additional
European languages will be added in 2013. The company's website will also be
translated into French and German by end of month.
"Through technology, customer experience and sales support, Jive is expanding
to serve the growing demand in the European market," said David Macmillan,
vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Jive. "Our multinational
clients expect access to the same Jive capabilities regardless of where
they're operating geographically. Our investment in Amsterdam, and throughout
Europe, recognizes and supports the market opportunity in the region."
"There's strong demand for Jive's unmatched social business solutions
throughout continental Europe," said Jay Larson, president, worldwide field
operations of Jive Software. "By significantly increasing the number of
employees in Europe, improving local language support and adding a Jive
staffed data centre on the continent, I am confident we can provide the
highest levels of service to existing and future Jive customers."
The global data centre news and expansion in Europe follows the Jive
announcement in August about the hiring of Jay Larson to run worldwide field
operations for the company.
About Jive Software
Jive Software (Nasdaq:JIVE) is the world's leader in social business. We bring
social technology innovations from the consumer world into enterprises
securely and at scale, changing the way work gets done. Our platform combines
the power of big data, enterprise integrations and social collaboration
technologies. Millions of people at the world's largest companies are using
Jive-powered networks internally and externally to transform their businesses.
For a free trial of Jive's next-generation social business platform, please
visit Try Jive.
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