Multi-cloud services firm Cloudreach to be acquired by Atos

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Multi-cloud services firm Cloudreach to be acquired by Atos
Multi-cloud services firm Cloudreach to be acquired by Atos

To accelerate global cloud adoption, the multi-cloud services firm – Cloudreach and AWS, recently, signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement

An agreement was recently announced by Atos to acquire Cloudreach, a leading multi-cloud services company specializing in cloud application development and cloud migration, capitalizing on strong partnerships with all three hyperscalers. The company employs more than 600 highly skilled employees in cloud platforms, applications, and security. Revenue is expected at c. €100 million in calendar year 2021. The multi-cloud services firm was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in London with additional offices in the USA, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland and India.

Through this acquisition, the multi-cloud services firm’s strengths in consulting, transforming and building digital solutions for customers, using cloud-based applications, data and analytics, and machine learning, are embedded in hybrid and multi-cloud platforms with Atos’ proven leadership in Hybrid Cloud, SAP HANA, Application Modernization, Digital Workplace, Edge Computing, Cyber-security and IoT.

“The future acquisition of Cloudreach has strong synergetic potential with the existing Atos expertise in Cloud, notably in Europe, and enhances the value of our past acquisitions of Syntel, Maven Wave, Edifixio and more recently VisualBI and AppCentrica. Coupled with Cloudreach, Atos grows its position as the multi-cloud powerhouse, especially strengthening our global leadership position delivering AWS solutions. Further, as the company’s largest region, Atos Northern Europe now has a potent combination to deepen the development and delivery speed of digital services for our customers. Atos will also allow Cloudreach to extend its excellence into North America and other regions of the Group. Finally, Cloudreach perfectly represents the company’s acquisition strategy, by reinforcing a key expertise of the Group to serve its organic growth acceleration”, said Adrian Gregory, Acting co-CEO of Atos.

To accelerate global cloud adoption, the multi-cloud services firm – Cloudreach and AWS, recently, signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement. Along with investments in Cloudreach software innovation, geographical expansion, and the launch of a Talent Academy, the wide-ranging agreement drives an acceleration of the joint go-to-market proposition.

“We are excited to take Cloudreach on the next step of its mission to deliver the promise of cloud and drive extraordinary value for our customers. Our partnerships with Amazon, Microsoft and Google will be accelerated by the combination we are announcing today. Atos offers an impressive global platform of technology assets and deep expertise enabling clients to drive digital capabilities at an entirely new scale and speed, while providing our people with exciting new challenges and career growth”, said Brooks Bocherding, CEO of the multi-cloud services firm.

The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and expected early Q1 2022.

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