IBM Acquires Taos To Accelerate Its Hybrid Cloud Capabilities

  • Financial details were not disclosed
  • Taos is one of the largest multi-cloud consulting and managed services firms in North America

sifyIBM has announced an agreement to acquire Taos, a leading cloud professional and managed services provider. Financial details were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021.

John Granger, Senior Vice President, Cloud Application Innovation and Chief Operating Officer, IBM Global Business Services said, “Taos adds the deep expertise, public cloud partnerships and innovative solutions needed to drive growth and adoption of IBM’s hybrid cloud platform throughout the. The platform gives enterprises the freedom to choose from multiple providers to best meet their business and IT needs, and we are committed to helping our clients successfully navigate their open hybrid cloud journeys with those providers.”

30 years of experience

Taos is one of the largest multi-cloud consulting and managed services firms in North America. The company brings 30 years of experience with brands across technology, financial services, healthcare, retail, transportation and education. Taos has partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure to deliver data center migration, platform engineering and hybrid cloud managed services.

Hamilton Yu, CEO of Taos adds, “Our laser-like focus on helping clients migrate to the cloud, modernize multi-cloud platforms, and manage hybrid cloud environments over the past several years is a natural fit with IBM Global Business Services. Our team brings over 300 certifications with leading public clouds to serve clients throughout North America, and we’re thrilled to join forces with IBM and tap into its global delivery capabilities.”