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Swisscom and Igloo Software Partner to Bring Cloud Intranets to Europe

Igloo Software, a cloud intranet provider, today announced a strategic partnership and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Switzerland’s largest telecommunications provider, Swisscom, to private-label its social intranet solution.

Under the terms of the agreement, Swisscom has the non-exclusive right to host and distribute Igloo in Switzerland, Germany, and Italy. Through its state-of-the-art hosting facility in Switzerland and dedicated services team, customers have access to a wealth of locally-based product knowledge and technical support to suit their requirements.

Igloo’s cloud intranet platform is designed to enable complete control over the apps you use, and the information architecture of the intranet, which in turn affects the overall look and feel. For end customers, it means a self-customizable solution that makes it easy to have a collaborative experience that fits how you work; without the need to hire a team of solution architects and developers. For partners, it means access to a white-label platform to build, deploy, and manage customized solutions.

Swisscom has launched the cloud intranet solution under the trademark Dynamic Intranet.

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Dieter Lüscher, Senior Product Manager, Cloud Products & Technology, Swisscom
“Managing information in the digital age can introduce tremendous costs and complexities for a business. Our partnership with Igloo is a key ingredient in our cloud strategy to bring simple, scalable, and configurable solutions to our customers, removing the barriers presented by traditional IT systems and empowering business people to work the way they want to.”

Andrew Dixon, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Operations, Igloo Software
“This is a significant milestone in the expansion of our OEM partner strategy, and we will continue to pursue strategic relationships with managed service providers that expand our reach into new verticals and geographies. Through the cooperation with Swisscom, we are now able to provide cloud intranet solutions to our customers in Europe, from a data center in Europe.”

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For more information about Igloo’s partnership programs, visit IglooSoftware.com/Swisscom.

To create your Igloo, visit IglooSoftware.com/try.

About Igloo Software
Igloo is an intranet you’ll actually like. It’s a cloud solution that brings together content and conversation in one place, so you can share files, give updates, and work better together with your employees, partners, and customers. That is why mid-market leaders and world-class brands, such as Aetna, Kimberly-Clark, and ATP World Tour, choose Igloo. Learn more at www.igloosoftware.com.

About Swisscom
Swisscom is Switzerland's leading telecoms provider, with around 6.2 million mobile customers, 791,000 Swisscom TV customers and 1.7 million broadband connections (retail). In 2012 the company's 19,514-strong workforce (FTEs) generated revenue of CHF 11.384 billion. Swisscom is active throughout Switzerland, delivering services and products for mobile, fixed and IP-based voice and data communications. Huge investments in network infrastructure will ensure this remains the case in the future. With the Italian provider Fastweb, Swisscom is present in one of Europe’s most attractive broadband markets. Swisscom is also active in IT infrastructure outsourcing and the management of communications infrastructures.

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