Milestone_logo_2013_(1)Milestone Technologies, a Fremont, Calif.-based IT services company, is opening a new office in Austin on July 1st.

The office will serve Milestone’s growing customer base locally.

“Austin is a great choice for us and our customers,” Prem Chand, CEO and Founder, said in a news release.

The Austin office is Milestone Technologies’s fifth office. It is hiring for engineering positions.

“The opening of Milestone’s new Austin office is an important step towards realizing our goals of introducing our Platform Engineering Services to companies,” Jay Preston, vice president of sales and engineering, said in a news release. “With the new office, Milestone can expand its reach to meet the growing demand by companies to optimize the performance of their IT networks.”

Milestone Technologies, founded in 1997, has 1,700 employees worldwide.