Brussels, 17 December 2019 – Destiny, the Belgian provider of secure cloud communications solutions for innovative enterprises, is entering into an alliance with the French telecoms provider OpenIP. The company, founded in 2005 by Laurent Silvestri, is a unified communications provider with a 100% indirect market approach. OpenIP offers its network of more than 1300 IT and telecom integrators and partners an e-business platform to sell, implement, support and invoice IT, telecoms and cloud solutions and thus help accelerate the digitalisation of companies. OpenIP shares with Destiny a similar culture of strong entrepreneurship and the same customer-centric approach.
Destiny is hereby building on its European expansion, combining a strong distribution platform for cloud services, a portfolio of solutions with high value added and local connectivity in every country, in order to best be able to respond to the needs of SMEs and large enterprises. With OpenIP Destiny can now offer a total solution for cloud services on the French market including connectivity, security, UC and VoIP.
This next international step follows hot on the heels of the recent arrival of Apax Partners as new investor in the Destiny group. The French investment fund with extensive expertise in telecoms, both in France and internationally, was hired to speed up Destiny’s international expansion and continue its active acquisition strategy.
Through its alliance with OpenIP Destiny will grow into a company with more than 300 staff spread across offices in Belgium, the Netherlands and France. It has also revised its predicted turnover for 2019 to more than 80 million euros. Laurent Silvestri is appointed as member of the management team of the Destiny group.