SoftwareOne snaps up Singapore-based RightCloud
- 27 February, 2019 10:05
SoftwareOne is set to acquire Singapore-based cloud service provider, RightCloud, for an undisclosed amount, it has been revealed.
Since its inception in 2015, the cloud specialist has expanded its operations into seven countries and nine cities around Asia Pacific (APAC) while promoting its multi-cloud strategy, and offering a range of services including managed services, cloud security, big data, business analytics, DevOps, application development and SAP on Cloud.
RightCloud founders Prashant Gyan, Mohit Sharma, Jonathan Limbo and Iannis Hanen will lead the combined cloud services business in APAC.
“We are thrilled to welcome RightCloud and our new colleagues to SoftwareOne,” said Alex Alexandrov, COO and responsible for M&A and strategy of SoftwareOne. “Through the acquisition, we will strengthen and expand our managed infrastructure capabilities by deepening our existing AWS offering.
“In addition to our position as one of the largest Azure partners and advisors, SoftwareOne can further leverage its cloud offerings to deliver a deeper portfolio of multi-cloud solutions to our global customer base.
“This acquisition accelerates our hyper scale cloud efforts and will allow us to provide more trusted advisors and the proactive management that customers expect."
As SoftwareOne looks to grow its regional cloud transformation business, the acquisition of the multi-competency AWS partner, RightCloud, appears to be a perfect fit for the organisation.
RightCloud offers advanced end-to-end services for public cloud, including cloud consulting, implementation and managed service in the areas of security, big data analytics, multi-cloud optimisation, and connectivity.
Going forward, SoftwareOne will now seek to accelerate and expand the firm’s global managed infrastructure capabilities through this acquisition.
Furthermore, the acquisition will also extend its proactive management, monitoring and optimisation of AWS and Azure hyper scale environments to more than 50,000 global customers.
Customer benefits will also be enhanced with expanded cloud migration offerings and addition of cloud experts, advisors, and proactive cloud management.
“With SoftwareOne we will accelerate our growth story to be the number one born-in-the-cloud services provider,” said Prashant Gyan, CEO of RightCloud. “We will continue to deliver the customer cloud journey utilising our proven and successful cloud adoption framework."
RightCloud has expertise across AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud platforms.