Accenture has recently acquired a leading cloud service provider, Linkbynet. The acquired company is headquartered in France, specializing in cloud optimization and managed services, cloud security, and cloud transformation. The intention of acquiring Linkbynet came out on May 11, 2021. The financial details of the transaction are not out yet.
Linkbynet was founded in 2000 with additional offices in Canada, China, Belgium, France, Singapore, Mauritius, and Vietnam. The company holds more than 900 skilled professionals with 400 certifications from major cloud providers such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Alibaba.
“Acquiring Linkbynet would be another strategic step in strengthening our Accenture Cloud First capabilities,” said Karthik Narain, Global Lead, Accenture Cloud First. “Linkbynet’s talented team would bring deep cloud and engineering specialization, managed services, sophisticated technology tools and cybersecurity intelligence.”
Accenture Cloud First is a service group of 70,000 cloud professionals offering a great extent of cloud expertise, ecosystem partner capabilities, industry cloud solutions, and assets to help clients get more excellent value from the cloud at a better scale and speed.
Olivier Girard, CEO at Accenture France & Benelux, said, “Entire industries have been challenged to not only reinvent their customer experience, but also their core offerings, while imagining new business models for the future. With advisory and digital transformation experience across cloud implementation, security, management and optimization, the Linkbynet team brings critical skills that would help Accenture clients adopt emerging technologies and scale them across their enterprise for strategic agility in a challenging business environment.”