NEW YORK and ATLANTA, September 11th, 2018
Cloudreach, a global cloud software and services provider, today announced it has finalised the acquisition of Relus Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. As of close, Michael Campbell, previously President of Relus Cloud, will be taking on the role of Head of Cloudreach, North America (NA), leading all sales and delivery efforts in the region. During his time at Relus Cloud, Michael played a key role helping found, build, and run one of the fastest growing born-in-the-cloud AWS Premier Partners in the country. Other members of the Relus Cloud executive team will be taking senior roles within Cloudreach’s North American organization. “Relus Cloud built a values-based culture hyper focused on helping our customers transform in a reliable and efficient manner during their cloud journey,” said Michael Campbell, Head of Cloudreach, NA. “Our values align perfectly with the Cloudreach mission and go to market strategy. I am excited to have the opportunity to lead a team of the best and brightest cloud talent in this market. Enterprises are going through a pivotal change in the way they use technology to enable innovation, gain market share, and drive effective business outcomes and with this acquisition, we have the absolute best team to empower their journeys.” The combined business will have more than 700+ employees in 8 different countries across Europe and North America, solely focused on software-enabled services. This will significantly bolster Cloudreach’s delivery, consulting, and managed services capabilities as well as extend their ability to deliver at scale to enterprise customers, whilst maintaining their cloud-native differentiation. In addition to scale, Relus Cloud’s capabilities and proven expertise in data analytics and machine learning will build on Cloudreach’s own investment in this area. This allows Cloudreach to harness the power of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive modeling so that enterprises can gain insight into their data to drive revenue, customer satisfaction, and evolve through their digital transformation. About Cloudreach We believe tomorrow’s leaders will be those who take advantage of cloud technologies to beat the competition. Cloudreach’s mission is to enable this outcome through intelligent and innovative cloud adoption by providing capabilities to enable, integrate and operate cloud platforms. Our primary partners are AWS, Microsoft and Google, whose cloud platforms underpin everything we do and have done since we started the business in 2009. Our experience in enabling, integrating, and operating IT (public cloud to some of you) is unparalleled. Cloudreach is part of Blackstone’s portfolio of companies. Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms with assets under management of over $440 billion. About Relus Cloud Relus Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), helps customers prepare for growth, eliminate uncertainty, train their technical teams, and move faster in a cloud-first world. Our core competencies are focused on Migrations, DevOps, and Data and Analytics, with an emphasis on strategy consulting, architecture and design, cloud migration, culture change, managed services, and talent delivery. For more information, visit www.reluscloud.com.