Quali Finishes Strong Quarter with Key Customer Wins and New Hires
Company Expands with Customer Growth, New Executives, and Additional U.S. Office Following Recent Funding Round
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/-- Quali, the leader in delivering Environment as a Service (EaaS) for cloud and DevOps automation, completed a stellar Q1 2019 with several customer wins, key executive hires, and a new office expansion in Austin, Texas. The continued growth of Quali comes after garnering $22.5 million in Series C funding in December and the expansion of its CloudShell platform.
In 2018, Quali added 22 customers overall; and in Q1 2019 alone, seven customers signed on for either new or expanded relationship with Quali. These customer successes include leaders in telecommunications, network equipment manufacturers, and financial services. Quali's focus on providing Environment as a Service through its CloudShell platform helps its customers cut cloud costs while simplifying and automating complex environment provisioning on-demand.
"Antillion and Quali are working closely to integrate our orchestration system (LOEN) with Cloudshell to create a secure, agile, end-to-end DevOps collaboration platform to support the ongoing modernisation programmes within UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and NATO," said Alistair Bradbrook, co-founder at Antillion.
In addition to Quali's customer growth, Chief Revenue Officer Mike Vollman and Chief Marketing Officer Scott Turner have joined the team to help scale the company. Vollman brings more than 40 years of technology leadership to Quali, with a track record of growing companies by driving value for customers. Prior to joining Quali, Vollman was president at AlignStar (reference Xactly acquisition) and the CRO of Vignette (Open Text acquisition) where he grew the company from $3.5M to $370M in 4 years.
"I was attracted to Quali based on its great people and leadership position in the growing Environment as a Service market," Vollman said. "We have world-class customers who are experiencing amazing improvements in the costs and speed of provisioning and deploying their infrastructure and applications using Quali's CloudShell platform."
Turner came to Quali after holding marketing leadership roles at companies such as Dell, CognitiveScale, and Orca. He is responsible for overseeing marketing functions and driving growth in Quali's Environment as a Service portfolio and general industry awareness.
Reflecting its growth in the U.S. market, Quali also announced a new office in the Domain area in Austin, Texas.
Quali is the industry leader in delivering cloud-agnostic Environment as a Service (EaaS) solutions for development and testing, sales demo/POC, training, and cyber range teams. Global 500 OEMs, ISVs, financial services, retailers, and innovators everywhere rely on Quali's award-winning CloudShell platform to create self-service, on-demand environments that cut cloud costs, optimize infrastructure utilization, and increase productivity.