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CloudWave Announces New Board Member

July 19, 2022

CloudWave Announces New Board Member

Healthcare Cloud Services Provider Adds Seasoned Executive to Board of Directors to Assist with Driving Growth and Market Expansion

Marlborough, MA (July 19, 2022)CloudWave, the largest independent cloud and managed services software hosting provider in healthcare, is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Pickell to its Board of Directors.

Derek Pickell is currently Chief Executive Officer and Board Director of CompuGroup Medical US (formerly eMDs), and brings his extensive knowledge of the healthcare market, strategy development, and business dynamics to the CloudWave Board. His expertise managing the strategic direction, financial success, and operational performance of healthcare IT and tech-enabled services companies spans more than two decades in a variety of executive roles.

CloudWave is an Abry Partners portfolio company focused on sustainable growth and market expansion in the healthcare space. Currently providing edge and cloud services to more than 250 healthcare organizations in six countries, CloudWave has developed a suite of offerings that enable hospitals to deploy a multi-cloud strategy.

“The addition of Derek Pickell to the team will help inform CloudWave’s strategy and provide valuable insight to help us achieve our business goals,” said Erik Littlejohn, President and CEO of CloudWave. “Derek’s experience leading and managing successful companies in the healthcare market will offer a new perspective. He will provide critical guidance as we bring CloudWave into our next phase of growth by investing in services to serve the needs of hospitals.”

“I’m pleased to join the Board of Directors for CloudWave. The promise cloud services hold for healthcare is vast, offering the ability to securely manage sensitive data at scale, while managing costs, providing flexibility, and addressing common problems such as staffing issues, system performance, and availability,” said Derek Pickell. “With the ever-growing risk from cyber-attacks on healthcare organizations, the CloudWave offerings are an amazing solution to keep health data secure 24-7. I’m excited to work with the quality leadership team at CloudWave and play a part as they grow to be the premier provider of cloud-based managed service solutions for healthcare.”


About CloudWave

CloudWave is a cloud and managed services provider that delivers a multi-cloud approach, helping healthcare organizations with any electronic health record (EHR) service architect, build, and integrate a personalized solution using managed private cloud, public cloud, and cloud edge resources. As the largest, most experienced, and trusted independent software hosting provider in healthcare, CloudWave delivers enterprise cloud services to nearly 250 hospitals and healthcare organizations, supporting 125+ EHR, clinical, and enterprise applications. With decades of experience in disaster recovery and backup, CloudWave can support a wide variety of healthcare IT initiatives that require scalability, reliability, and security.

The company’s OpSus cloud services provide managed hosting, end-to-end disaster recovery, systems management, security, backup, and archiving services that are fully supported by around-the-clock Network and Security Operations Centers staffed by certified healthcare IT and security professionals in the USA. CloudWave also provides secure, cloud-based enterprise imaging as-a-service in partnership with Canon Medical, to help hospitals store, analyze, protect, and share medical images. To learn more visit www.gocloudwave.com

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