Ensono announces acquisition of cloud-native consultancy Amido

The acquisition of Amido by Ensono, which follows previous digital transformation partnerships between the two companies, will further extend Ensono’s ability to create and support client applications that are purpose-built in the cloud.

With the addition of Amido, Ensono becomes one of the few companies capable of advising, transforming, and operating an enterprise’s entire IT estate across mainframe, private and public cloud.

The deal also strengthens Ensono’s multi-cloud capabilities across Azure, AWS, and Google, with both companies being Microsoft Gold Partners, in addition to Ensono being an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner and Amido a Google Cloud Partner.

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“It’s wonderful to welcome Amido to the Ensono family,” said Jeff VonDeylen, CEO of Ensono.

“Our new relationship is founded on a strong set of shared values including a passion for innovation and delivering for the client.

“Looking ahead, Amido’s expertise in cloud native consultancy and intelligent technologies will allow us to be the trusted end-to-end advisors for our clients.

“Together, with Amido, we can help businesses deliver on their technology vision, building the bridge to take them into the future.”

Larry Goldberg, senior vice-president, global advisory and consulting services at Ensono, added: “Amido has exceptional cloud native and consultancy capabilities that will grow our advisory and consulting practice.

“Our long-term strategy has always been to become a provider that delivers on all aspects of a client’s transformation journey.

“With the addition of Amido we’re able to do just that – deliver a new transformation capability at the application level which will help drive business outcomes for clients.”

Alan Walsh, CEO of Amido, commented: “Ensono continues to prove itself as a leader within the digital transformation and hybrid IT space.

“Its dedication to providing technical solutions and support which align with its clients’ complex business needs is something we relate to at Amido, and something we connected on.

“Together, I believe we can continue to build on that reputation and create a broad and deep offering that means we can help any client with any transformation project, whether they’re on prem or in the cloud.”

Gartner predicts public cloud services spending to grow 18.4% to $304.9 billion in 2021 – up from $257.5 billion in 2020.

Introducing Amido

UK-based consultancy Amido, to be referred to as Amido, an Ensono company, following the deal, specialises in using cloud-native, data and intelligent technologies to meet the diverse business needs of its enterprise clients.

The company currently employs over 130 members of staff, and is known for building innovative applications and services to aid the transition from legacy technologies to a hybrid or fully tailored cloud-based system.

What’s more, Amido’s intelligent services give clients the ability to gain meaningful insights from unstructured data, using automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics.

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Aaron Hurst

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