Corporate timeline

Cloudstaff was founded in 2005 and has continued its strong year-on-year growth. Our success is driven by our great staff, best-in-class services and industry-leading innovation.


US Expansion

July 1, 2020

Cloudstaff announces plans to significantly increase its US presence with the establishment of US-focused marketing initiatives and plans for US-based sales offices.

Staff on Fiber Launch

June 5, 2020

With the global coronavirus pandemic forcing workers around the world to work from home, Cloudstaff launched Staff on Fiber, a fully managed outsourced work-from-home model with fast fiber connections and 24/7 support.

Cloudstaff Raises US $20M

May 5, 2020

Cloudstaff raises US $20 million in series B funding from Philippine-based private equity firm Navegar.

AFR Fast 100 Award

March 10, 2020

Australia’s most prestigious business publication, the Australian Financial Review, names Cloudstaff as one of the nation’s fastest growing businesses in their annual AFR Fast 100 list.

Cloudstaff hits 2,500 staff

March 1, 2020

Staffing numbers reach new heights, hitting the 2,500 mark in early 2020.

Vault PCI-DSS Certified

May 22, 2019

Cloudstaff bolsters its extensive data security measures with PCI-DSS certification for processing credit card payments and the launch of ‘The Vault’ – a dedicated area with enterprise-grade data and physical security.

CRK08 Sold Out

March 30, 2019

High demand for CRK08’s premium features sees all office space sell out within months of opening.

CRK08 Office Opens

November 12, 2018

Cloudstaff opens its second office in SM Clark business Tech Hub precinct. The offices feature a First Class Lounge, staff sleeping areas, and extensive recreation facilities.

Cloudstaff and PieLab Partnership

July 10, 2018

Cloudstaff raises AUD $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Australian investment firm PieLAB along with further investments from Arafura Ventures. 

Cloudstaff Hits 1500 Staff

June 1, 2018

Staff growth continues, hitting the 1,500 mark. With a rapidly expanding workforce, Cloudstaff utilizes its in-house radio station to keep staff informed and united.

New Office Opens in Cebu

April 2, 2018

Operations in Cebu expand with the opening of the CEB01 office space located in the prominent Ayala Center.

CRK07 Office Opens

April 1, 2018

CRK07 opened as a specialized software development and quality assurance testing hub in Metro Clark.

ICT Awards

March 22, 2018

Cloudstaff is a top 3 finalist for Best Company of the Year at the 2018 International ICT Awards.

VP of Product Strategy Announced

March 8, 2018

Cloudstaff welcomes Lee Wade as Vice President of Product Strategy.

CRKO6 Office Opens

February 1, 2018

CRK06 opens in the newly completed Entec2 Building in Metro Clark. The offices feature a First Class Lounge, sleeping rooms, radio booth and extensive staff recreation areas.

ISTQB Certification

December 5, 2017

Cloudstaff testers gain ISTQB certification – an internationally recognised software testing standard that ensures quality and best practices are adhered to.

Cloudstaff’s 8th Office

September 5, 2017

CRK04 opens at the newly developed SM Clark business Tech Hub. The premium office facilities offer a new level of excellence for Cloudstaff customers.

CFO Announced

May 22, 2017

Cloudstaff welcomes Jamie Stewart as the company’s first Chief Financial Officer.

Global Expansion

May 12, 2017

Cloudstaff’s global customer base moves far beyond its original focus on Australia, with clientele spread all around the world, including: The United States, UK, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Spain, and Romania.

$20M USD Turnover

May 1, 2016

Cloudstaff reaches a major financial milestone, now turning over USD $20 million.

Cloudstaff Hits 1000 staff

May 13, 2016

Cloudstaff hits 1000 staff with the goal of building the Number 1 Workplace in the Philippines.

Ortigas Operations Commenced

January 1, 2016

Cloudstaff opens its second Manila office after signing a strategic partnership with the Ortigas-based Certica Philippines Inc.

Expands into Voice Services

January 1, 2016

With the growing demand for high-quality voice agents, Cloudstaff adds Cloudstaff Voice to its product lineup.

Philippine Expansion – Makati

January 1, 2015

Cloudstaff opens its first Manila office in Makati, an area widely considered to be the Philippines’ preeminent and most prestigious business center.

Philippine Expansion – Clark

March 1, 2014

Cloudstaff opens two new buildings in quick succession, CRK02 and CRK03, in Metro Clark to accommodate a rapidly growing staff.

Cloudstaff Outreach Program Initiated

February 1, 2014

As a growing business in a developing country, Cloudstaff establishes Cloudstaff Cares, a staff-led group providing regular community assistance to schools, orphanages, local charities, and underprivileged community members.

5M USD Turnover

January 1, 2014

Rapid growth continues with staff numbers doubling from the previous year and turnover growing exponentially. Much of this growth is driven by the Australian Real Estate industry and accounting roles.

Philippine Expansion – Cebu

July 1, 2013

Cloudstaff establishes a team in Cebu. It is the first Philippine team outside of the Metro Clark region.

Raised 1.2 M USD

January 1, 2013

Cloudstaff raises USD $1.2M in funding from Arafura Ventures and Indigo Venture Capital Partners to assist with growth, acquisitions and expansion.

Cloudstaff Core Platform Launched

July 1, 2011

With increasing market demand, Cloudstaff extends its platform from being an exclusive Software Development & SQA outsourcing provider to providing modern workforce solutions across a wider array of industries and roles.

Philippine Operations Commenced

July 1, 2010

Following the success of outsourced SQA projects in the Philippines, Cloudstaff launches its full-time SQA operation in Clark, Philippines, offering its services to SMEs in Australia and the UK.

QA Team Framework Initiated

February 1, 2010

With a need for English speaking SQA testers, Cloudstaff looked to the Philippines as a destination to outsource the roles. It was here that Ernst first recognized the Philippines’ extraordinary untapped potential to be a market for small to medium Western businesses.

Global Expansion Commenced

June 1, 2006

Cloudstaff opens an office in London and begins UK sales campaigns. This was soon followed by early US marketing initiatives to expand the company’s global reach. 

Beijing Operations Commenced

March 1, 2005

Cloudstaff’s software development began under the name SinoCode Limited in Beijing, China, developing the Greentrac PC Fleet Management product, achieving strong sales and winning the prestigious China PC Week Green Product of the Year.

Cloudstaff Founded

January 1, 2005

Cloudstaff was born with an idea from Founder Lloyd Ernst to utilize the wide breadth of talent in Asia to offshore software development programs for Western markets.