NTT DATA Services acquired Flux7, an IT services firm that improves business agility through IT delivery optimization and cloud-native application migration and modernization.
Flux7, which is based in Austin, Texas, is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner that has been acquired by NTT DATA Services. Flux7 provides cloud implementation and migration, automation, and DevOps consulting services for enterprises with significant experience in the financial services, pharmaceuticals, software, manufacturing, and retail industries.
NTT DATA will expand its portfolio and resources
Bob Pryor, CEO, NTT DATA Services talked about the acquisition:
“The acquisition of Flux7 will enhance the value we can deliver in AWS, DevOps, and Agile development capabilities, while aligning with our focus to drive digital services for our clients. With an excellent brand, industry recognition and impressive client base, as well as a strong record of growth, Flux7 is a strategic fit for our business and part of our ongoing strategy of growth through acquisition.”
Flux7 focuses on DevOps, agile application development and migration during cloud implementation projects. With this acquisition, Flux7’s consulting and implementation capabilities will extend NTT DATA’s strength in the public cloud to deliver clients the benefits of the AWS platform. Moreover, NTT DATA will strengthen its ability to refactor and re-platform applications, while enhancing its modern development practices, like microservices and serverless application architecture.
Aater Suleman, Ph.D. co-founder, and CEO of Flux7, who will continue to lead the company’s day-to-day operations as part of NTT DATA, commented:
“This opportunity will allow Flux7 and our clients to take advantage of NTT DATA’s expanded portfolio and resources, as well as the depth and expertise of a top 10 global IT services provider. Access to NTT’s global R&D, applications, infrastructure, and investments in digital transformation and innovation will also enable us to leverage complementary resources that accelerate modernization initiatives for our clients and bring improvements to our employee culture.”
Financial terms were not disclosed. It is expected that the acquisition will be closed by Dec. 31, 2019.