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Ensono Heralds ‘Turning Point’ with Acquisition of Cloud-Native Consultancy AmidoEnsono Heralds ‘Turning Point’ with Acquisition of Cloud-Native Consultancy Amido

Ensono is acquiring U.K.-based consultancy Amido to strengthen its cloud-native capabilities.

Christine Horton

April 6, 2021

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Ensono is boosting its cloud-native software engineering capabilities with the acquisition of UK consultancy Amido.

Ensono described the purchase as “a turning point” for the company, which enables it to create and support clients’ cloud-built applications. It said it would be “one of the few companies” that can manage customers’ IT estates across mainframe, private and public cloud.

Amido provides cloud-native consultancy, strategy, design, architecture and engineering. Employing more than 130 people, the company specializes in using cloud-native, data and intelligent technologies. Notably, it delivers applications and services to help clients transition from legacy tech to a hybrid or tailored cloud-based system. This includes delivering insights from unstructured data using automation, AI, machine learning and predictive analytics.

Ensono's Jeff VonDeylen

Ensono’s Jeff VonDeylen

“It’s wonderful to welcome Amido to the Ensono family,” said Jeff VonDeylen, CEO of Ensono. “Amido’s expertise in cloud-native consultancy and intelligent technologies will allow us to be the trusted end-to-end advisers for our clients. Together … we can help businesses deliver on their technology vision, building the bridge to take them into the future.”

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The firm cites figures from Gartner that predicts public cloud services spending will grow 18.4% to nearly $305 billion in 2021. This is up from $257.5 billion in 2020.

The Multicloud Angle

Through the deal, Ensono strengthens its multicloud capabilities across Azure, AWS, and Google. Both are Microsoft Gold Partners. Ensono is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, while Amido is a Google Cloud Partner.

Alan Walsh, CEO of Amido, described Ensono as “a leader within the digital transformation and hybrid IT space.” He believes the two firms can “create a broad and deep offering” to help clients with their transformation projects. He clarified: “whether they’re on prem or in the cloud.”

Larry Goldberg the senior vice president, global advisory and consulting services at Ensono. He said the strategy was to deliver “on all aspects of a client’s transformation journey.”

Ensono and Amido have previously partnered on digital transformation projects. Following the acquisition, Amido will be referred to as Amido, an Ensono company. Ensono didn’t say how much it is paying for Amido.

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Christine Horton

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Christine Horton writes about all kinds of technology from a business perspective. Specializing in the IT sales channel, she is a former editor and now regular contributor to leading channel and business publications.

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