As part of the plan to become the European front runner in cloud technology, Cloudeon has opened a research and development centre in Vilnius, according to a press release. The company plans to hire up to 20 people this year and double the size of the team next year.
Founded in Copenhagen, Cloudeon is the leading Danish cloud company that provides innovative technologies for businesses, including the Danish State Railways, Danish telecommunications company TDC Group as well as both international and Danish enterprise businesses.
John Vindahl Fabienke, VP of Professional Services at Cloudeon, explains that the choice of Vilnius was due to his own previous positive experience of working in Lithuania.
“I was mpressed by the high quality of professionalism," in Lithuanian IT sector, he said. "Hard-working and loyal people is what Cloudeon is looking for and who we hope to find here in Vilnius," said John Vindahl Fabienke.
Meanwhile, Economy Minister said that "Cloudeon brings specialised knowledge and experience to the growing IT sector in Lithuania, and this will create new jobs and attract skilled professionals".
Mantas Katinas, Managing Director of Invest Lithuania, also sees the office opening as an indication of the strength of the local IT talent pool, and he believes that the company will help drive the sector forward.
“Lithuania has always invested in nurturing world class professionals. Cloudeon will add to the proliferation of tech companies in the country, which will further enhance potential in cloud computing, AI and big data," said Katinas.
Cloudeon was established in 2016 and has grown from six to more than 100 people in less than four years. The new Cloud Centre of Excellence in Vilnius is part of the company plans for further growth along with an international outlook.