Cloud start-up signs partnership with Emerging Group

14 Jul 2010

Cloud computing service provider Fort Technologies has just signed a partnership agreement with managed IT services firm Emerging Group to supply it with the management interface for designing entire IT environments.

This partnership agreement means that customer data is securely hosted on Fort Technologies‘ platform and the data is kept in a data centre within the customer’s legal jurisdiction.

Fort Technologies consists of Gerry Murray, CEO, who has a background of more than 20 years at a senior level in telecoms, IT systems and logistics, as well as CTO Garrett Burke, who has more than 16 years of leading infrastructure and software development projects, and Noel O’Grady, sales and marketing director, who has more than 16 years of experience in his field, including managing the sales and marketing function for an Irish technology business, doubling the company’s turnover within two years.

“Emerging group have been a great addition to our partner programme, delivering live customers immediately,” said O’Grady.

Declan Power of Emerging Group added: ‘Fort’s service has empowered us to deliver services to customers within minutes while at a much lower price point, our first customer solution on the platform was Microsoft SBS and Terminal Services for a multi-site financial company which has performed excellently since day one.”