|By Business Wire||
|December 3, 2012 01:00 AM EST||
Dropbox, a free service that lets you bring your documents, photos and videos everywhere and share them easily, announced today that it will establish an office in Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin office will serve as the center of the company’s international operations, enabling Dropbox to better provide technical support and product acumen to the millions of people across the world who use Dropbox to simplify their lives.
“As part of Ireland's mission to become the best small country in the world for business we have become the European hub for many of the world’s leading digital companies, and the arrival of a top cloud company like Dropbox indicates Dublin’s growing capacity to usher in the next generation of internet companies,” said An Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Mr. Enda Kenny TD. “Ireland has many advantages to offer international companies, including our young, passionate and talented workforce, all of which will be a great asset to Dropbox as they make their new home in Dublin.”
Since its inception, Dropbox has established itself as the way to easily access and share the things that matter most. The company’s new international office is positioned to provide Dropbox users the utmost in service and support in a more geolocated manner. With over 100 million users worldwide, over one-third of them in the European region alone, and availability in eight languages, Dropbox’s new office opening comes at an ideal time to support the company’s immense growth and expansion.
“We’re delighted to be closer to millions of our European customers,” said Drew Houston, CEO and co-founder of Dropbox. “By opening our international headquarters in Dublin and tapping into the large talent pool that exists there, we’re better positioned to serve even more people locally while we continue to grow.”
The initial goal of Dropbox’s Dublin office is to hire for a variety of positions, including multi-lingual sales teams, account management and user operations staff, all of which will provide targeted support to the millions of Dropbox users in Europe, including Teams customers like Thomas Cook.
“Dropbox for Teams is a fundamental tool we use to collaborate and share important business documents as we help our customers enjoy seamless travel planning,” said Mariano Albera, CTO at Thomas Cook Online. “Having Dropbox open an office in Europe demonstrates to us their commitment to their European Teams customers and gives us the confidence that we’re a priority as they expand.”
To view a listing of available positions, please visit http://www.dropbox.com/jobs.
Dropbox simplifies millions of people's lives by letting them bring their docs, photos, and videos anywhere and share them easily. The service has more than 100 million users in over 200 countries. Dropbox was founded in San Francisco in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. For more information, please visit https://www.dropbox.com/press.
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