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IBM Cloud | Loft Group Leading The Cloud


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IBM Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure presentation, Garry Russell, Chief Operations Officer at the Loft Group was recently invited to present at an IBM internal sales training event: “Leading with Cloud”.

Loft is rapidly becoming an Australian business leader and great success story on how Dynamic Cloud and the Composable business is transforming traditional IT environments. The presentation was held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, where over 250 IBM Sales Leaders attended.

“I am writing to sincerely thank you for taking the time to talk to our sales community at our Cloud Town Hall meetings last week. Your insights and experiences were the highlight of the session. I particularly appreciate your candour and honesty about IBM and your dealings with us – it was valuable for our team to learn directly from your journey. I look forward to our continued partnership into the future.” John Twine, IBM Vice President, Industries

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IBM Cloud | Loft Group Leading The Cloud

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  2. 2. loftgroup creative digital agency The Loft Group is a creative digital agency which specialises in providing business consultancy through software solutions. Loft Group constructs purpose-built digital infrastructure and tools for its clients. We create online communities, enhance communication and professional development, and harness human connections by making them accessible from any channel. The Loft Group respects, listens to and leads our clients, team members, partners to shape experiences that matter to them. Loft Group aspire to be recognised global leaders that discover, develop and deliver innovative solutions.
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