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Accenture Acquires Multi-Cloud MSP Headspring


Accenture has acquired Headspring, a multi-cloud cloud consulting firm that has platform architecture, engineering, modernization and product management expertise. Financial terms ofd the deal were not disclosed.

This is technology M&A deal number 751 that ChannelE2E has covered so far in 2021.

Accenture Acquires Headspring; Gains AWS, Azure & Google Cloud Expertise

Headspring, founded in 2001, has roughly 90 employees in the U.S. and Mexico. The company's partnership credentials include:

  • Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Gold Partner, Power BI Partner and Microsoft Azure Certified.
  • Various Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) certifications.

Headspring's employees will tuck into Accenture Cloud First, a massive worldwide time focused on cloud migrations and modernization opportunities.

Karthik Narain, global lead, Accenture Cloud First
Karthik Narain, global lead, Accenture Cloud First

In a prepared statement about the deal, Karthik Narain, global lead of Accenture Cloud First, said:

“Accenture’s acquisition of Headspring will help us scale one of the most comprehensive platform engineering and cloud native capabilities in the world. The depth and breadth of Headspring’s cloud-focused services and their significant experience working with Fortune 500 companies over the past two decades will be a valuable addition to our existing cloud engineering capabilities in North America and globally.

Added Dustin Wells, founder, president & CEO of Headspring:

“We’re relentlessly focused on helping clients utilize the cloud to move faster, work better, and stand out in a shifting market. We do this by understanding their teams, goals and vision — that’s the Headspring difference — which aligns perfectly with Accenture’s focus on business outcomes. Joining the Accenture team will collectively elevate our position as trusted transformation advisors and executers.”

Accenture’s M&A Activities

Accenture remains active on the M&A front. You can see all the Accenture acquisitions ChannelE2E has tracked here.

Joe Panettieri

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