Data and Cloud Delivery Center Ficolo announces that Frank Korsström, former Accenture Managing Director for the Nordic region, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board. By strengthening the Board of Directors, the company is seeking even stronger growth and internationalization.
“The demand for digital services such as e-commerce and remote working solutions have clearly increased by the changes brought by the corona virus. This has highlighted the role of data and cloud delivery centers as part of society’s critical infrastructure.“ explains Korsström who is also the leader of Confederation of Finnish Industries’ COVID-19 exit strategy group until November 10th.
“All signs indicate that the demand for digital services has increased permanently to a new level. Ficolo’s growth will come from gaining new customers as well as existing customers’ trend-like growth of digital business. Ficolo’s agile and customer tailored business model has been proven to be successful” Korsstöm tells.
From Korsström Ficolo receives strong experience in combining businesses and technologies, especially in how IT – architecture should be built in order to support and serve business goals.
Frank Korsström graduated from the Helsinki University of Technology with a M. Sc. in Engineering and from the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration with MBA. He served Accenture during 1998-2020, as Country Managing Director for Finland since 2006, and as Managing Director for Nordic region from 2007. Prior that he worked for SIAR-Bossard in Helsinki and Paris as well as for Boston Consulting Group in Stockholm and Helsinki.
Other members of the Board of Directors are Jukka-Pekka Joensuu, Tom Järvi, Risto Kankaanpää, Vesa Lahti and Pekka Samuelsson.
Further information: Frank Korsström, Chairman of Board, Ficolo, tel. +358 400 703 990
Ficolo in short:
Ficolo, founded in 2011, is a data center and cloud delivery company specializing in Cloud Delivery services. Ficolo has three data centers: The Air in Helsinki, The Rock in Pori, and The Deck in Tampere. In addition, the company operates the Ficolo-IX Connectivity Hub in Helsinki.
Ficolo also provides cloud and data center connectivity services, SDN-based cloud networking and a centralized hybrid cloud management solution. Ficolo helps its customers transform their business model into a cloud-based business model; the company offers all service components required to provide global cloud services, from colocation space to connectivity and state-of-the-art security services.