Global software and cloud technology solutions provider, SoftwareONE, a company counting around 8,300 employees, has acquired HeleCloud, a cloud-native Amazon Web Services Premier Consulting Partner headquartered in the United Kingdom. As a result of this acquisition, SoftwareONE would develop and improve its AWS capabilities in EMEA, adding a team of professional AWS specialists with considerable project delivery and managed service skills.
HeleCloud is a large European AWS System Integrator (SI) and Managed Service Provider (MSP). It serves the EMEA markets from three European locations: the UK, the Netherlands, and Bulgaria. As an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, the company delivers cloud-native consulting, software architecture services, infrastructure engineering and managed services with “unique” end-to-end cloud delivery capabilities on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
HeleCloud aims at helping clients on their AWS journey by utilizing cloud automation and security to deliver a “next generation” cloud native managed service experience. Finance or transaction specifics of the acquisition were not revealed.
“We are delighted to welcome HeleCloud to SoftwareONE,” said Javid Khan, AWS Global Director at SoftwareONE. “With its market-leading position, this acquisition will help us further build out SoftwareONE’s cloud migration service offering, one of our strategic growth initiatives, and accelerate our growth in AWS-related services in EMEA. With HeleCloud joining us, we continue to expand SoftwareONE’s capabilities to enable our customers in their journey to AWS, as well as their overall cloud and digital transformation.”
Opportunity to Operate at Scale
With around 8,300 employees and sales and service delivery capabilities in 90 countries, SoftwareONE delivers software and cloud solutions from over 7,500 publishers to around 65,000 business clients. SoftwareONE’s shares (SWON) are listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.
“SoftwareONE gives HeleCloud the opportunity to operate at scale, a benefit for our customers. It is the ideal platform for enabling customers of all sizes worldwide to benefit from cloud by using HeleCloud’s repeatable success patterns and accelerators for cloud adoption,” said Dob Todorov, CEO and Co-founder of HeleCloud. “The integration into SoftwareONE will allow our employees to have an even bigger impact. Together with SoftwareONE’s global AWS practice, we will be able to amplify our capabilities and help a broader number of customers with their AWS-cloud adoption.”