December 11, 2012
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 11 – GreenButton today announced it has established new U.S. headquarters in San Jose, California, expanding from the company's original location in Menlo Park. In addition to the new 2,400 square foot facility, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the company continues to maintain offices in Seattle, and world headquarters in New Zealand.
"The market's demand for viable cloud solutions is fueling our growth and our need for a new and expanded U.S. headquarters location," said Scott Houston, CEO of GreenButton. "The new site provides an excellent environment for us to continue to create innovative technology that gives our customers a competitive edge."
On the heels of the company's recent successful launch of GreenButton Cloud Fabric, the sales force has increased by 300%. The hiring of new representatives across the country will help meet increased customer demand for GreenButton's varied solutions, such as inCus, RenderMan on Demand, and Cloud Claritas. This characterizes the company's ongoing commitment to first-rate customer service after a year of marked innovation and fruitful product launches.
"We have experienced a year of explosive growth, resulting in the need to grow our sales force," said Jeff Olson, vice president of worldwide sales. "We've spent the past year building our product portfolio with rich solutions that have fueled overwhelming demand for GreenButton. Our new team members will enhance our current service capabilities while building a solid foundation for the company's ongoing growth."
About GreenButton Limited
GreenButton is an award winning global software company that specializes in high performance cloud computing. The company provides a cloud platform for development and delivery of software and services that enable independent software vendors (ISVs) to move to the cloud and for their users to access cloud resources. GreenButton is Microsoft Corp's 2011 Windows Azure ISV Partner of the Year and the company has offices in New Zealand, Palo Alto and Seattle.
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