Alaric International has opened a new Asia Pacific headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Headed up by Peter Parke, director of regional operations Asia Pacific and Paul Griffin, regional manager Asia Pacific, the office incorporates a centre of excellence – a software development centre, complete with build and test facilities, and a locally recruited team that will provide both technical and customer service support. The company hopes that the centre will enable smoother implementation and support for its customers in the region.
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