Avangate Announces the Opening of New Atlanta Office

Digital Commerce Leader Experiences Strong Momentum; Aggressively Hiring to Meet the Demand From Growing Customer Base

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - March 30, 2015) - Avangate, the leading Digital Commerce solution provider trusted by thousands of Software, Cloud and Online Services companies to grow their business worldwide, today announced the opening of a new Atlanta, GA office to better serve its rapidly growing customer base. With this new location, Avangate continues to expand across the globe and now employs over 230 people, a 40% increase over 2014.

Driven by the digital transformation impacting all industries and the rise of the New Services Economy, the company increased its customer base to over 4,000 customers and received recent accolades from Montclare, mThink Affiliate Networks Blue Book and was featured in several analyst firms' reports, including Gartner, Forrester, IDC and 451 Research among others.

In support of the strong customer momentum, Avangate is aggressively hiring with plans to expand to over 300 employees by the end of 2015. The additional staff will help the company meet the growing demand for digital commerce services and drive the research and development for the next innovations in digital commerce.

"The wide industry recognition of our company as an enabler for growth and fast expansion into new markets is great validation of our strategy and mirrors our client success stories. We're experiencing tremendous growth and the opening of the new Atlanta office is a key milestone in our expansion plans," said Avangate's CEO and President Carl Theobald.

Recent Avangate Highlights

  • Ranked #1 Affiliate Network Focused On Digital Goods And 4th Overall Network In 2015 Blue Book
  • Named to Montclare 250 list of the most influential SaaS companies in the world
  • National Champion for The Netherlands, 2014/15 European Business Awards
  • Gold Stevie® Award "Company of the Year - Computer Software - Up to 250 Employees", 2014
  • Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500

In addition, prominent research group IDC recently profiled Avangate in a report entitled "Avangate: Turnkey Digital Commerce for Software, SaaS, and Online Services, Christine Dover, Jan 2015". To read the report, which includes an in-depth analysis of Avangate, including company overview, solution components, go to market strategy, partnerships, future outlook and essential guidance for buyers, please visit the dedicated IDC Profile page on Avangate's website.

To learn more about how Avangate can grow your software and online services sales, read an overview of the Avangate commerce solutions as well as selected client success stories.

About Avangate
Avangate is the leading Digital Commerce provider that enables the New Services Economy, helping Software, Cloud and Online Services companies sell their products and services via any channel, acquire customers across touchpoints, increase retention, leverage smarter payments, experiment on the fly and optimize their business in order to increase overall revenue. Avangate's clients include Absolute Software, Bitdefender, Brocade, FICO, HP Software, Kaspersky, Metaio and many more companies across the globe.

More information can be found on avangate.com.