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Australia’s Deputy launches human resource management platform in the US and Asia

Zafar Anjum | Nov. 30, 2012
Powered by Amazon Web Services, Deputy is expanding its business to new markets

Deputy, an Australian company that provides social task management and work scheduling services to businesses built upon Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform, has announced its entry in the US and Asian markets.

At re:invent in Las Vegas, the company said in a statement that it's expansion in new markets comes after unveiling a new version of its advanced platform.

The Sydney, Australia, headquartered company said it was moving to the next stage of growth and that its new platform includes online sign-up, enhanced communications and notifications services, an iOS app for users on the go, and a work identity for every user. 

Only three and a half years old, Deputy already has more than 7,000 users and 200 customers in seven countries.

Deputy was the only Asia-Pacific start-up to make the final short-list of innovative companies in the AWS Global Start-up Challenge, held in San Jose in November 2011. Its new platform uses AWS technology to provide fast data processing and efficient IT services to its customers.

"We rely on AWS technology to provide a fast, reliable and low cost service to our customers," said Deputy CEO Nathan Brumby. "Deputy's new online sign-up service allows businesses and organizations around the world to instantly start using our workplace platform. We have also launched free and paid versions of our product, aimed at driving rapid adoption of our service."

Brumby said the US market provided a significant growth opportunity for Deputy. The company recently migrated its AWS resources to the new AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region.


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