Access Group hires ex-Xerox specialist for cloud hosting expansion plans

UK, London, 16 July 2015 – Access Group, a leading author of integrated business management software, has appointed Daniel Gould as head of cloud hosting operations, integrating the StratoGen arm of its business into their core SaaS offering. The move is part of expansion plans to extend reach and introduce new product offerings for its hosting solutions.

With more than 25 years of experience in the IT sector, Daniel has worked with well-known brands such as GlaxoSmithKline and Xerox, where he was charged with designing and building enterprise cloud solutions. He now takes the lead for driving the growth of Access Group’s hosting business.

Daniel commented: “I’m looking forward to bringing my experience within the large corporate environment and blue chip customers to Access Group. The company has ambitious growth plans of which hosting solutions are an important part. It enables organisations to work with one provider for all their business software and hosting requirements making the whole process easier and more manageable for the client.”

A specialist in systems architecture for automated on and off-premise self-service cloud solutions, Daniel will be tasked with delivering new technologies to drive business growth, in addition to managing the day-to-day operations. He will utilise his expertise to build upon the success of the StratoGen cloud hosting platforms.

Karl Robinson, chief commercial officer for StratoGen at Access Group, commented, “Daniel has incredible experience in the sector and will be helping us to take our cloud hosting solutions to the next level. He brings a great deal to the table; we’re delighted to welcome him as part of the team.”

Daniel is a qualified specialist in VMware VCP 5, Cisco CCNA, Cisco DCUCI, and Cisco UCS with experience across the latest technologies including OpenStack and Hyper-V. He commented, “I’m delighted to be part of the Access Group team and have the opportunity to put my experience to work in what is a very dynamic environment. I’m looking forward to playing a role in this very exciting journey.”

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Photo attached: Daniel Gould, Head of Cloud Hosting, Access Group

About Access Group:

Access is a leading author of integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. More than 6,000 UK businesses and not-for-profit organisations use Access solutions to improve their performance, profitability and drive growth, unlocking their business potential through improved business insight.

Vertical focus and industry-specific solutions differentiate Access in the market and templated solutions make for rapid and easy deployments. Using Access software to automate operations, streamline processes and share real-time business information anytime, anywhere, businesses can benefit from significant performance improvements.

Access is one of the top five fastest growing UK software developers in The Sunday Times Buyout Track 100 2012 and featured in last year’s Profit Track 100. On-going commitment to excellence, customers and employees has also placed the company among the UK’s top employers in The Sunday Times’ 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ 2014.

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Access is a leading author of fully integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. More than 10,000 UK businesses and not-for-profit organisations use Access solutions to improve their performance, profitability and drive growth, unlocking their business potential through improved business insight. Vertical focus and industry-specific solutions differentiate Access in the market and templated solutions make for rapid and easy deployments. Using Access software to automate operations, streamline processes and share real-time business information anytime, anywhere, businesses can benefit from significant performance improvements. Access is one of the top five fastest growing UK software developers in The Sunday Times Buyout Track 100 2012 and featured in last year’s Profit Track 100. On-going commitment to excellence, customers and employees has also placed the company among the UK’s top employers in The Sunday Times’ 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ 2011. In the past 12 months Access has completed seven M&A deals including, thankQ, French BI specialists Prelytis and Delta Software, plus the Access customer base of a number of resellers.

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I’m looking forward to bringing my experience within the large corporate environment and blue chip customers to Access Group. The company has ambitious growth plans of which hosting solutions are an important part. It enables organisations to work with one provider for all their business software and hosting requirements making the whole process easier and more manageable for the client.
Daniel Gould, Head of Cloud Hosting, Access Group