New Position Focuses on Alliance Strategy and New Partner Onboarding

Helsinki, Finland, 26 July 2019, Accanto, a leader in cloud networking service automation, is pleased to announce that Ben McCafferty has joined the senior leadership team as Senior, VP Strategic Alliances and will lead Accanto’s Strategic Alliance program. Ben is responsible for strategy, on-boarding and building mutually successful partnerships based on Accanto’s flagship Stratoss™ software. He brings an extensive network and wealth of experience in sales and alliances leadership and has long maintained a passion for market-leading technology.

“Ben brings with him a powerful track record as a business builder, and unmatched expertise in meeting the requirements of tier one technology buyers and resellers,” said Jarkko Multanen, CEO, Accanto. “Accanto is committed to growing its investment in our channel in order to share the knowledge we have acquired in developing this exceptional product. We are confident in Ben’s knowledge and leadership to service our existing partner relationships, and in his ability to expand our business with others, for continued long-term success.”

Ben McCafferty, Senior VP Strategic Alliances, said, “I am excited and proud to join this fantastic and dynamic team at a time where, I believe the market is at a key inflection point. Accanto’s cloud network automation solutions are uniquely positioned to enable providers to transform their services and networks. I look forward to working closely with our existing OEM channels and have already seen strong incoming interest from other Alliance partners keen to exploit the window of opportunity.”

Ben joins Accanto from MDS Global, where he served as Senior VP Global Sales and Alliances. Prior to that, he held a variety of senior leadership positions at Atos, Redknee and Volubill.

About Accanto
Accanto’s Stratoss™ Lifecycle Manager is a cloud networking automation platform that embraces the I.T DevOps movement. StratOSS enables complex network services to be designed, created and continuously optimised across hybrid and distributed cloud environments. StratOSS Lifecycle Manager’s unique intent engine delivers dramatic “lights out” operational automation, lowering the cost of managing edge cloud fabrics for Enterprise and 5G, and increasing the pace of innovation.

Accanto is headquartered in Finland and operates globally. www.accantosystems.com

Contact:
Martine Naughton
Marketing Director
Accanto Systems
Tel: +44 (0)7909 475815
Martine.naughton@accantosystems.com