OTRS B.V. to Support Growing Benelux Presence
June 14, 2010 — OTRS (www.otrs.com), the world’s leading provider of open source Help Desk and ITIL-compatible IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions, today announced the opening of its new headquarters in Leiden, The Netherlands, to serve its expanding presence in the Benelux region. Establishment of OTRS B.V. closely follows the company’s Latin American expansion with a Mexico City headquarters and Jalisco development lab.
“Benelux is a hot market for us with double-digit growth. We saw 4,700 downloads in 2009 and we are well ahead of that pace for 2010,” said André Mindermann, CEO of OTRS. “Our new Leiden headquarters will be a valuable base of support for our growing customer and partner relationships.”
About Michiel Beijen
Michiel Beijen is General Manager of OTRS B.V. in The Netherlands. He has 10+ years of experience in IT, of which he spent the last 6 years implementing ITIL based IT Service Management solutions. Before joining OTRS, Michiel worked as a BMC Remedy ITSM consultant for several Enterprise customers in Europe. He joined OTRS because he saw the attractiveness of the product offering for customers. He is proficient both at a technical as well as on a functional level.
OTRS is the world’s leading provider of open source Service Desk solutions, available in 27 languages and used by over 80,000 corporate groups worldwide. The company grew out of the community project OTRS.org (http://www.otrs.org). Founded in Germany in 2003, OTRS has offices in Europe and South America, as well as its North America headquarters in Cupertino, California. OTRS enterprise support includes process design, application support, implementation, integration, customization, training, and OTRS managed services.
The core OTRS product is a help desk system that supports efficient and intuitive logging, processing, and communicating of incidents & service requests by customers and service staff. OTRS::ITSM provides the first open source ITIL V3-compatible enterprise IT service management (ITSM) solution. For more information on OTRS products and services, or to become a software contributor or development sponsor, please visit www.otrs.com.
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