IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Agyla SAS, a leading cloud professional services firm in France, to expand IBM Consulting’s localized cloud expertise for...
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Agyla SAS, a leading cloud professional services firm in France, to expand IBM Consulting’s localized cloud expertise for French clients. The acquisition will extend IBM’s portfolio of hybrid multicloud services and further advance the company’s hybrid cloud and AI strategy in the region.
Today’s news will mark IBM’s sixth acquisition of 2023. Since Arvind Krishna became CEO in April 2020, IBM has acquired more than 30 companies, bolstering its hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. The acquisition of Agyla SAS would build upon IBM Consulting’s other hybrid cloud acquisitions, including BoxBoat, Nordcloud, Neudesic, SXiQ and Taos.
As organizations modernize their IT landscapes, they are looking for a trusted partner to help in their journey to hybrid cloud, and IBM Consulting is well positioned to help. IBM was named a market leader1 in cloud native transformation by analyst firm HFS, with strengths noted like our ability to deliver industry-specific cloud native transformational outcomes, our open platform approach and our IBM Garage method to co-create with clients. With the acquisition of Agyla SAS, IBM Consulting can better provide the end-to-end services French clients need to build, deploy and run large-scale digital transformations on hybrid cloud.
Founded in 2013, Agyla SAS delivers cloud platform engineering services, helping clients build mission-critical hybrid cloud infrastructure and applications. Its clients include leading brands in France across key sectors like industrial, retail, banking and public services, and its platform engineering capabilities are complemented by capabilities in modernization, migration, DevOps and security. Agyla SAS consultants have deep expertise with key hybrid cloud ecosystem partners, with over 100 certifications in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and more, and Agyla SAS is an AWS advanced consulting partner.
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory clearances. Financial details were not disclosed.
Clients can learn more about Agyla SAS by visiting www.agyla.cloud.
1. HFS Horizons Report Cloud Native Transformation, 2022