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ClearCloud on target for rapid growth

Matt Bibby

ClearCloud, the newest arm of UKFast, has hit £600,000 annual revenue run rate within its first full quarter of trading.

The business specialises in delivering managed support and migration services for public cloud hosting from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

ClearCloud is headed by former AWS Global Architect Matt Bibby and has secured a series of impressive client wins. It is set to hit its sales target for 2018, despite only billing since September.

ClearCloud MD Matt Bibby said: “It’s been a brilliant start that’s only been made possible by plugging into UKFast systems and people. The result is that ClearCloud has all the clout of a major established brand with the agile feel of a startup. It’s a formula that’s working incredibly well and our customers are feeling the benefit.

“It’s a steep learning curve and so much more dynamic than any other role I’ve held. I’ve been lucky enough to bring in a couple of senior techs from UKFast and their skill and experience in the managed support we deliver gives me massive confidence for the future.”

UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones added: “I love the start-up phase of a business. Whilst there’s fear and uncertainty, the drive, passion and camaraderie somehow help building something special.

“What sets ClearCloud apart is the culture of world-class British support that is ingrained in our culture at UKFast. Matt and his team are doing a brilliant job of adding their own spin to the new business.” 

ClearCloud is based at FastForward, Tech Manchester’s incubator space at UKFast Campus, alongside a growing number of start-ups. 

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