ILCEA Education Partners with Google and Cloudreach to Strengthen Its Global Network

Wilmington, DE, April 26, 2013 --( ILCEA Education, a leading provider of educational programs, services and products to students and professional organizations in more than 50 countries around the globe; today announced a partnership with Google Enterprise and Cloudreach to strengthen its global network.

ILCEA Education’s global network of affiliates represents more than 6000 local representatives in over 50 countries and includes over 40,000 experienced teachers and field staff that are fully dedicated to putting education results first for all of its students. The global affiliate network uses a family of more than 20 services and products, which includes a range of programs from language training, educational and cultural travel, academic degrees to learning toys. Jean Charles Bully, ILCEA Education’s chairman says, "This partnership, demonstrates our commitment to the continued growth of our business and those of our partners. Implementing Google business solutions within ILCEA's network will further enhance our efficiency and the quality of service to our customers, students and partners.”

To ensure real time collaboration and communication across a global network of students, affiliates, teachers and schools across 50 countries, ILCEA Education will adopt Google Apps for Business that includes products such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Sites, Google Vault, Google Groups for Business and Google+, perfectly addressing ILCEA Education’s global needs. “Google Apps has the potential to transform businesses and the way people work. That’s why over 5 million organisations around the world have already moved to this new way of working. We are excited to see ILCEA, a leader in the education sector, embracing our technology and recognising the impact it can have on their business, uniting teachers and pupils for the first time on one single platform,” Roger De’Ath, Head of Mid-Enterprise UK

Leading the deployment of Google Apps will be Cloudreach, an agile and innovative cloud computing consultancy that holds top tier status with Google Apps. Cloudreach will guide ILCEA through the end-to-end process as it migrates to the cloud, including change management, project management, technical configuration, training and support. This deployment will be across ILCEA Education’s entire global network, spanning the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Daniel Voss, Head of Sales and Marketing UK&IE at Cloudreach says, “It’s great to see forward-thinking organisations like ILCEA identifying the tangible competitive advantage to be gained by exploiting the Google services and we look forward to empowering their network through the strength of Google Apps.”

“With that level of investment and strategic partnership, ILCEA Education is confident that it will help us create a new standard for the Education Industry, where fast & efficient communication and use of collaborative tools are making a difference in the learning journey of our students,” says Jean Charles Bully.

ILCEA Education LLC
Mikhail Basman