03 Aug BCM One Acquires Cloud Computing Company
Acquisition Strengthens Microsoft Cloud Strategy and Customer Deployments
New York, NY – August 3, 2016 – BCM One, Inc., a leading technology solutions provider,announced today they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of CloudStrategies Group, Inc., a leading Microsoft Gold Partner and cloud computing professional services company. The transaction further positions BCM One as a leading Microsoft cloud provider. BCM One’s existing expertise is now supported by a team of professionals from CloudStrategies. This team brings years of experience managing customer deployments across the entire Microsoft suite of cloud services including Office 365, Skype for Business and Azure.
CloudStrategies was founded in 2009 and was “born on the cloud” as one of the first Microsoft computing resellers in the industry. The company deployed Microsoft cloud services to over 500 customers nationwide, across various key verticals, and supported the migration of 100,000+ users. Their delivery of services ranged from solution design to migration and also includes ongoing training and client support. “We are committed to offering our clients and partners a world-class experience. Our transaction with CloudStrategies was a natural evolution of our established partnership. It allows us to expand our existing in-house cloud specialists with a proven team that delivers and supports best in class Microsoft solutions,” stated Frank Ahearn Founder & Co-CEO of BCM One.
“We are excited to join the BCM One team to drive the Microsoft Cloud arm of the business,” stated Pete Zarras, Founder of CloudStrategies. CloudStrategies brings a wealth of experience from solutions architecture and engineering, to project management and customer training and support with the following specific certifications: Gold Cloud Productivity, Silver Messaging, Silver Midmarket Solution Provider and Silver Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions. The acquisition also adds key cloud experts from CloudStrategies, including Zarras, who will be leading the Microsoft Cloud Practice for BCM One. “The acquisition of CloudStrategies by BCM One builds on the strengths of both partners and will allow the combined company to extend their services to deliver new cloud solutions to our joint customers. The focus on Skype for Business, Cloud Productivity and Azure is well aligned to the priorities we are driving across the Microsoft partner ecosystem,” added Stephen Boyle, VP US Partners.
BCM One became a Microsoft Partner close to two years ago and is certified to host Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience sessions (CIEs). To learn more about how to participate in our scheduled CIE’s, please visit the following site.
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