Currently, almost every available online service requires a cloud-based platform to operate. That is why companies like IBM, Google, Amazon. Microsoft and others are vying for a bigger chunk of the cloud computing segment. To bolster its position in the cloud platform space, IBM has announced an agreement to acquire Helsinki-based cloud implementation, application transformation and managed services provider Nordcloud.
Acquisition to help IBM accelerate its cloud capabilities
As per IBM, one of the key reasons for acquiring Nordcloud is to advance its cloud migration and transformation capabilities. This will help the company’s hybrid cloud platform growth strategy. John Granger, Senior VP, Cloud Application Innovation says, “IBM’s acquisition of Nordcloud adds the kind of deep expertise that will drive our clients’ digital transformations as well as support the further adoption of IBM’s hybrid cloud platform. Nordcloud’s cloud-native tools, methodologies and talent send a strong signal that IBM is committed to deliver our clients’ successful journey to cloud.”