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Amazon AWS Cloud Partner Mergers and Acquisitions: 28 Buyouts Listed

Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud partners remain active on the merger and acquisition (M&A) front.

Many of the M&A deals and buyouts involve AWS-focused MSPs (managed IT service providers), IT consulting firms and ISVs (independent software vendors) that assist customers with workload migration, management and optimization services.

Here's a list of  AWS cloud partner M&A deals that ChannelE2E has covered:

28. November 2020: PricewaterhouseCoopers acquired EagleDream Technologies, a cloud consulting company and AWS partner that offers cloud migration services, software development and data modernization capabilities.

27. October 2020: Cognizant acquired Bright Wolf, a Microsoft Azure and AWS cloud partner specializing in custom Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.

26. August 2020: Improving acquired Object Partners.

25. July 2020Accelera acquired Ayenem.

24. July 2020: VMware acquired Datrium for disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) designed for VMware Cloud on AWS (Amazon Web Services).

23. June 2020: Deloitte Ireland acquired DNM.

22. June 2020: Effectual acquired Five Talent, an AWS partner focused on DevOps and software modernization projects.

21. June 2020: Navisite, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP, acquired Privo, a Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN).

20. April 2020: Globe Telecom acquired Cascadeo — a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP & AWS partner — for $4 million.

19. April 2020: Accenture acquired Gekko, an AWScloud services consulting company & managed IT services provider (MSP).

18. March 2020: SAP HANA partner EPI-USE acquired Afonza, an AWS partner in Atlanta, Georgia.

17. January 2020: Effectual acquired JHC Technology, an AWS and Microsoft Azure consulting partner with public sector expertise.

16. December 2019: Global system integrator NTT Data Services acquired Flux7, an AWS cloud consulting partner.

15. December 2019: Global systems integrator TEKsystems acquired 1Strategy, an AWS APN member.

14. November 2019: Connectria acquires WSM International, a cloud consulting firm for AAWS and Microsoft Azure customer migrations.

13. November 2019: Rackspace acquires Onica, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP focused on AWS.

12. October 2019: Cognizant acquired Contino, an AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) consulting company.

11. October 2019: ST Telemedia acquired majority control of 2nd Watch, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP for AWS and Microsoft Azure.

10. June 2019: Hexaware acquired AWS partner Mobiquity, a customer experience consulting firm.

9. January 2019: Amazon acquired cloud backup and disaster recovery (BDR) startup CloudEndure.

8. May 2019: Mission, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP & major AWS partner, raised an additional $15 million in private equity funding.

7. May 2019: Champion Solutions Group acquired DirecLogix.

6. April 2019: Dell Technologies Capital invested in Faction, an MSP that supports VMware Cloud on AWS.

5. March 2019: Mission, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP & AWS partner, scored $8 million line of credit for cloud services customer optimization.

4. March 2019: RDX (now Navisite) acquired ClearDB. MSP offers managed database as a service (DBaaS) & MySQL expertise across AWS, Azure & GCP.

3. February 2019: RDX (now Navisite) acquired clckwrk, a London-based AWS expert & an Oracle Gold Partner.

2. January 2019: Syntax Systems acquired EmeraldCube Solutions, an Oracle partner that offers managed applications on AWS.

1. December 2018: ServerCentral, a managed IT infrastructure provider, acquired Turing Group, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner.

Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.