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 solutions.
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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