Intermedia, a one-stop shop for cloud IT services for SMBs and the partners who serve them, today announced the appointment of Kevin Parker to its board of directors. He has also been appointed as chairman of the company’s Audit Committee.
“We are thrilled to have Kevin join our board,” said Phil Koen, chairman and CEO of Intermedia. “Kevin brings exceptional industry experience in enterprise software and services and digital voice communications to Intermedia. We look forward to benefiting from his experience and executive leadership as we continue to strengthen our enterprise-class business cloud solutions and platform.”
Mr. Parker currently serves as chairman of the board for Polycom, a leader in unified collaboration solutions. He served as interim president and CEO of Polycom from July 2013 to December 2013. Mr. Parker is a co-founder and managing principal at Bridge Growth Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused on investments in the technology and financial services sectors. From June 2005 to December 2012, Mr. Parker served as president and CEO of Deltek, a leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions, also serving as Deltek’s chairman of the board from April 2006 to December 2012. Prior to Deltek, from October 2000 to October 2004, Mr. Parker served as CFO of PeopleSoft, a leading enterprise application software company, where he also served as co-president from October 2004 to December 2004. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Clarkson University, where he serves on the board of trustees.
“I am excited to be working with Phil and the entire Intermedia team,” said Parker. “As the pace of small and medium-sized businesses moving their business applications to the cloud accelerates, Intermedia’s compelling suite of applications and integrated platform uniquely position the company to help these businesses. I look forward to contributing to the continued success of the company.”
Intermedia is a one-stop shop for cloud business applications. Its Office in the Cloud™ suite integrates the essential IT services that SMBs need to do business, including email, voice, file syncing and sharing, conferencing, instant messaging, identity and access management, mobility, security and archiving. Office in the Cloud goes beyond unified communications to encompass a wide breadth of fundamental IT services, delivered by a single provider.
Think of Office in the Cloud as your “Business Cloud Platform.” Intermedia’s services are integrated into its HostPilot® Control Panel. This means you have just one login, one password, one bill and one source of support—which makes the cloud easier to use and more efficient to manage. Intermedia further streamlines the experience by offering enterprise-class security, a 99.999% uptime service level agreement and 24/7 phone support with typical hold times of less than 60 seconds.
Intermedia serves over 60,000 businesses and has more than 5,000 active partners, including VARs, MSPs, telcos and cable companies. Its award-winning Partner Program lets partners sell under their own brand with control over billing, pricing and other elements of their customer relationships. Intermedia is the world’s largest independent provider of hosted Exchange.
Intermedia has over 600 employees worldwide who manage numerous datacenters to power its Office in the Cloud—and who work to deliver customers and partners Intermedia’s Worry-Free Experience™.