Igloo To Expand Data Residency Options Worldwide Through Microsoft Azure, Bringing New Levels of Digital Workplace Security and Scalability to The Enterprise
Igloo to Offer Microsoft Azure Hosting Options in Canada and Europe and Improved Integrations with Microsoft Office 365
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – September 12, 2018 – Igloo Software, a leading provider of digital workplace solutions, announced today that it will soon be offering its customers the option to have their Igloo Digital Workplace solutions hosted on Microsoft Azure regions in Canada and Europe, building upon its current Canadian data center, and Azure hosting options in the US.
Igloo’s growing base of multinational enterprise customers will soon be able to use Azure for local data residency options in US, Canada, and Europe, taking full advantage of Azure’s enterprise-grade performance, security, privacy, compliance, and transparency. Igloo will be communicating specific timelines with its customers when these changes will take place.
“As the digital workplace becomes mission critical, and our customer base shifts toward large, multinational enterprises, we need to provide them with the flexibility to meet their local data residency requirements,” said Stephen Rahal, Vice President, Product Strategy, Igloo Software. “Microsoft Azure provides us with the ultimate flexibility to meet the needs of this diverse, and expanding customer base.”
Additionally, Igloo and Microsoft have been working towards greater alignment of their go-to-market approach, and Igloo today announced enhanced business intelligence and improved Microsoft Office 365 integrations built into the Igloo platform, including Microsoft OneNote, Microsoft Outlook Calendar, and Microsoft SharePoint. These new capabilities help enterprises address productivity challenges in the modern workplace and better support digital transformation initiatives across the globe.
“Igloo understands the need to constantly evolve to better meet the dynamic needs of its customers,” said Stephen Tanaka, CTO of One Commercial Partner at Microsoft Canada. “Igloo’s focus on communication, collaboration, knowledge management and employee engagement is a complement to the capabilities of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure. We’re continuously looking for ways to innovate our services and provide a better digital experience, so working with Igloo is a natural fit.”
Rahal added, “Our time collaborating with Microsoft allows us to build a better digital workplace experience for our customers, and their support has been crucial as we develop new solutions and reach new markets. Our goal is to enable employees to be more productive, engaged, and inspired in their organizations by providing a digital destination that streamlines and improves communication, collaboration and knowledge management across the business.”
This announcement was made by Dan Latendre, Founder & CEO, Igloo Software, and Stephen Rahal at the definitive digital workplace event of the year, ICE’18, in San Antonio, Texas. Stephen Tanaka, CTO of One Commercial Partner at Microsoft Canada will be delivering his keynote address at ICE’18 on Sept 13th on the Modern Workplace.
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About Igloo Software
Igloo is the leading next-generation intranet platform. Through its portfolio of digital workplace solutions, Igloo partners with customers to address challenges related to communication, collaboration, knowledge management, employee engagement, and culture. Igloo integrates with the apps and systems your business relies on and centralizes information for a single source-of-truth and a more productive and engaged workforce. For more information, please visit www.igloosoftware.com.