Mergers and Acquisitions, IT management, MSP

Computacenter Acquires ServiceNow Consulting Firm TeamUltra

Mike Beale
Mike Beale

Computacenter has acquired a TeamUltra, a ServiceNow Gold Services Partner. Computacenter, a UK-based IT service provider, gains more than 60 ServiceNow implementation and ITIL-certified service management specialists.

TeamUltra will continue to operate independently but will become Computacenter's dedicated ServiceNow delivery capability and customer point of contact for managed services, professional services, products and licenses.

"The acquisition of TeamUltra by Computacenter means that we can continue our independent and agile market approach with local decision-making support while leveraging our respective expertise and complementary solutions portfolios," TeamUltra Managing Director Mike Beale said in a prepared statement.

TeamUltra Acquisition: A Closer look

The TeamUltra acquisition links ServiceNow's cloud-based service management platform with Computacenter's Next Generation Service Desk (NGSD) and Digital Workplace offering. It provides Computacenter with access to ServiceNow specialists who have handled over 600 projects and implementations.

Computacenter acquired TeamUltra "to enhance commitment to the ServiceNow platform," according to CEO Mike Norris. The TeamUltra acquisition also highlights Computacenter's commitment to digital transformation.

"Through the acquisition of TeamUltra, Computacenter can help customers on their digital transformation journey by using ServiceNow's platform and suite of solutions to enable users for success," Daniel Osterbergh, ServiceNow's area vice president of EMEA channel & alliances, said in a prepared statement.

ServiceNow IT Consulting Firms: Hot Commodities

The TeamUltra deal is part of a larger trend involving ServiceNow IT consulting firm acquisitions. Buyers in the market include:

We expect the trend to continue.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.