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Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa, 2010/09/15 - Grove Group have sold more than 300,552* end-users globally, our solution set ensures that clients have unparalleled access to on-demand services that will protect, manage and improve service and compliance, whilst simultaneously reducing risk.
Grove Group has reached a memorable benchmark within their organisation in growing and supporting an impressive host of 300,000 end-users globally. Grove Group has been offering hosted solutions to end users since 2005 and has over the years witnessed the changes in the industry and the resulting growing customer base.
Grove Group is proud to announce yet another achievement with its most recent milestone of selling to more than 300,000 end users globally, and retaining its position as the largest pure play systems integrator in the world. With offices in the USA, South Africa and the United Kingdom, Grove supports over 1,000 organisations, including FTSE and NASDAQ listed companies, with a remarkable retention rate of over 95%. Their client base have unparalleled access to on-demand services that protect, manage and improve service and compliance, whilst simultaneously reducing risk and increase productivity across key vectors.
Philip Witheridge, Managing Director of Grove commented "Grove Group is pleased to have hit this milestone. It is a testament to the wider market adoption of cloud based solutions, as well as the ability of Grove to service and support a wide and diverse user community. We are continuing to exceed and set precedents in the industry, and acknowledge continual appraisals of our organisation."
Johann de Wet, Grove Group Sales Manager commented "The 300,000 user benchmark coupled with our high retention rate and strong base of satisfied customers recognises the high level of trust and confidence our clients have in us. We look forward to the new benchmarks ahead and partnering with the increasing number of organisations who understand the inevitable need to start their journey to the Cloud."
About Cloud Computing
Moving to the cloud starts with a mindset change. It is about moving from complex and costly infrastructure, to infrastructure that is easy to use and focused on decreasing management time. With seamless and automatic updates there is no need for costly upgrades, with applications tending to be intuitive and easy to use. With these benefits businesses are adopting a cloud strategy at a rapid rate.
Competition is heating up and as the market leaders consolidate their services toward the cloud, pricing will remain and become even more competitive. Although pricing is a factor in decision making other factors play an equally important part: ease of use, simplicity to deploy and of course the vendors innovation road map.
Bigger companies are moving more applications and mission-critical systems to the cloud resulting in cloud computing’s growth statistics speaking for themselves. Estimates vary but growth is expected to be in excess of a compound annual growth of over 25% through to 2013. The revolution is over, the cloud is a reality.