Axway Expansion to Deliver Data Flow Governance Solutions to Meet Growing Regional Demands
PHOENIX – April 8, 2014 – Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, today announced its increased presence in Australia and New Zealand by expanding its footprint in the Asia Pacific region and opening a new office in Melbourne, Australia. To accompany this expansion, Colman McCaffery, formerly Layer 7 Technologies’ Regional Sales Director, joins Axway as Vice President, Sales & Operations, Australia New Zealand to lead the successful development of the company and respond to the increasing demand for the Axway 5 Suite in the region. This strategic investment will strengthen Axway’s capabilities with 20 talented sales and technical experts, and will enable Axway to roll out its solutions more efficiently. With an existing customer base of more than 100 organizations, Axway 5 Suite offers the unique ability to combine application integration with B2B, MFT and API management to help organizations govern the flow of data across enterprises, cloud and mobile.
Colman McCaffery joins Axway with more than 20 years of experience in sales, implementation and management of transformational IT solutions and technologies. During the past 15 years, McCaffery has developed a strong track record in sales, development and integration of API, SOA, mobility and cloud-based software infrastructure. In his new role, McCaffrey will drive sales productivity and customer satisfaction for Axway 5 Suite in alignment with the company’s mission in Australia and New Zealand.
“This is a key step in the development of our global strategy. We are constantly expanding our geographical footprint to strengthen our market position and the delivery of our solutions to our customers,” said Christophe Fabre, CEO, Axway. “With the addition of Colman’s expertise and talent, we hope to grow our customer base in line with the clear demand for data flow governance solutions in Australia and New Zealand. As regional businesses take advantage of our broad portfolio, including the Axway 5 Suite, they will open themselves to new opportunities in the marketplace, giving them improved business productivity and the competitive edge in their respective fields.”
“Axway’s decision to expand its regional presence here is a testimony of their commitment and engagement with their customers,” indicated Ian Gibson, CIO of Superchoice, an Axway customer. “I am delighted to have chosen Axway as a global B2B software specialist to help with our strategy of governing the flow of superannuation data. Using the Axway 5 Suite, we can consolidate all of our disparate point-to-point connections into one platform, both simplifying and improving operations management while reducing the cost of managing customers.”
As businesses continue to be inundated by data, particularly from the explosive growth of cloud and mobile, IT departments’ key focus will not only be how to secure data, but how to control, monitor and govern it. Combining Axway’s unique API Management solution with its core B2B, MFT and SOA governance capabilities allows Axway to provide solutions one step further than traditional integration middleware products by governing data flows across the enterprise and beyond the edge to include customers and trading partners.
Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, is a global software company with more than 11,000 public- and private-sector customers in 100 countries. For more than a decade, Axway has empowered leading organizations around the world with proven solutions that help manage business-critical interactions through the exchange of data flowing across the enterprise, among B2B communities, cloud and mobile devices. Our award-winning solutions span business-to-business integration, managed file transfer, API and identity management, and email security– offered on premise and in the Cloud with professional and managed services. Axway is registered in France with headquarters in the United States and offices in 19 countries.
About Axway 5 Suite
Axway 5 Suite offers control and optimization of the flow of data through integration, visibility, policy, security and reliability to govern business-to-business interactions, communities, systems and data types — within and beyond the enterprise edge.