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Intermedia appoints new UK sales director

Aidan Simister chosen to drive Intermedia's sales growth

Reading, UK - April 22, 2014
Intermedia, the world's largest one-stop shop for cloud IT services and business applications, including hosted Microsoft Exchange, archiving and backup, collaboration and file management, has appointed Aidan Simister as its new UK director of sales following the company's recently announced growth strategy and the acquisition of SaaSID.

Ed Macnair, managing director of Intermedia EMEA, says: "We are excited to have Aidan join us. He has extensive experience in building successful sales teams and consistently exceeding growth targets. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and has well established relationships within the channel. This is an incredibly exciting time for Intermedia and Aidan will be a vital asset to the business as we continue to expand our footprint in the UK."

"Intermedia has a tremendous opportunity for further growth in the UK and I'm excited to be part of it. Today, companies have to use cloud technology to be competitive in whatever sector they trade in. Some businesses have been hesitant to embrace cloud services due to fear of lack of control, management, security and in some instances compliance. Intermedia is perfectly positioned to help businesses overcome those concerns and fully embrace the benefits of the cloud without losing control," says Aidan Simister, UK director of sales.

Aidan will be growing Intermedia's cloud services revenue through the UK channel by developing new relationships with partners and customers as well as strengthening existing ones. He has more than 17 years' experience in the IT industry, with in-depth knowledge ranging from taking new technologies to market to driving new business growth through both direct and indirect channels. In this role, he will be looking to recruit VARs, SIs and MSPs to increase market adoption of Intermedia services in the UK.

Aidan has previously held sales and business development management positions at organisations including Netwrix, Access Information Security and Sophos.

Partners who are interested can find out more about Intermedia's partner programme at www.intermedia.co.uk/partners or contact Intermedia on +44 (0)20 3384 2158.

About Intermedia
Intermedia is the world's largest one-stop shop for cloud IT services and business applications. Its Office in the Cloud™ delivers the essential services that SMBs need to do business - including hosted Exchange, Lync, Sharepoint, Email Archiving, security, mobility and more.

All of Intermedia's services are pre-integrated for a seamless user experience. They are all managed via Intermedia's HostPilot® control panel, with just one login, one password, one bill and one source of support - creating tremendous cross-service efficiencies for both users and IT administrators. In addition, they all offer enterprise-grade security, 99.999% availability and 24/7 customer care to assure a worry-free experience.

Intermedia was the first company to offer hosted Microsoft Exchange and, with 100,000 customers and more than 1,000,000 users, is today the world's largest independent provider of hosted Exchange.

Intermedia also enables channel partners - including VARs, MSPs, telcos and cable companies - to sell cloud services under their own brand, with full control over billing, pricing and every other element of their customer relationships.

Intermedia's 600 employees in 3 countries manage 10 data centres to power its Office in the Cloud - and to assure its famous worry-free experience. Learn more at http://www.intermedia.co.uk/

Andy Lloyd-Williams / John Hatton, 01189 090909, [email protected]

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