CloudJumper Hires Former Agility IT CEO as New Channel Sales Manager

He will support CloudJumper’s sales efforts to expand its base of IT service providers delivering workspace as a service (WaaS).

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

August 19, 2016

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CloudJumper Hires Former Agility IT CEO as New Channel Sales Manager

**Editor’s Note: Click here to see which channel people were on the move in July.**

CloudJumper, a workspace-as-a-service (WaaS) platform provider, has appointed Scott Bechtold, former Agility IT CEO, as channel sales manager.

CloudJumper's Scott BechtoldBechtold will support CloudJumper’s sales efforts to expand its base of IT service-provider partners. While running Agility IT, he white-labeled CloudJumper’s cloud workspace, marketing it to his customer base.

“As analysts have forecast, the WaaS market will be an area of growth over the next several years,” he said. “CloudJumper is positioned to succeed and lead in this market with an increasing number of MSPs and telcos who understand the opportunity and advantages of partnering with a pioneer in the space.”

Prior to Agility IT, Bechtold was CEO of cloud service provider Insource Technologies, where he was responsible for starting, running, building and maintaining the startup MSP/CSP from its founding to profitability. He oversaw all sales management activities for the organization and maintained business relationships.{ad}

Before Insource Technologies, he was director at First Data, where he managed the mobile commerce professional services division and all services personnel, and initiated client engagements globally.

According to new data by Transparency Research, the global WaaS market is projected to register a 12.1 percent compound annual growth rate between 2015 and 2022, and is anticipated to reach a value of nearly $18.4 billion by the end of 2022.

“In the evolving managed services business, IT service providers are faced with new challenges on a regular basis, including the identification of simple yet profitable cloud solutions for business consumption,” said Max Pruger, CloudJumper’s chief sales officer. “As the former owner of an MSP himself, Scott brings the kind of experience we need to support the education of our markets. We are pleased to have him join with CloudJumper in these efforts and to help our partners achieve greater financial success.”

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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