Brightsolid, the Scottish colocation and cloud solutions company, has appointed a senior client engagement manager to support the business’ revitalised sales strategy.

Darren Anderson, who has over 20 years’ experience in sales and account management, has been appointed to the company’s sales team as it drives forward its cloud computing offering. He has held previous consultative positions with NCC Group, Dell Secureworks and SAP, based within the UK and across Europe.

With a decade’s experience in information security, penetration testing and cyber security; Darren will apply his knowledge and expertise to supporting Brightsolid’s clients with their data storage and security requirements. His focus will be supporting the company’s public sector portfolio, working collaboratively with clients to identify the right cloud solution for them.

Malcolm Smith, chief sales officer at Brightsolid, said: “Digital transformation is a top priority in businesses, particularly within the public sector with its continued need to improve services. As services become more innovative and digitally-powerful, firms are revising their data hosting strategies to ensure optimum storage and security solutions. With the increasing demand for cloud migration, Darren’s appointment and the expansion of our sales team is crucial in supporting clients on this journey.”

Darren added: “I’m pleased to be joining a forward-thinking team that places cloud technology at the core of its service offering. At a time when cloud computing is driving transformational change in public organisations, clients are looking for a cost-effective, managed service by a reputable company. Being part of the DC Thomson group reinforces Brightsolid’s credibility, security and ability to innovate, which will be beneficial in maintaining its healthy growth strategy.”

As part of Brightsolid’s revitalised strategy and restructure to align with the markets shift toward cloud computing, the company plans to make further key appointments in the coming months.