Avanade Acquires Asysco, a Specialist in Migrating Legacy Mainframe Applications to the CloudThe acquisition will become part of the Avanade Azure Centre of Excellence, helping organisations enter the new era of mainframe modernisation and realise the cost, agility, scalability and security benefits of moving to a modern cloud platform.
SEATTLE; June 20, 2022
Avanade, the leading Microsoft solutions provider, today announced it has acquired Asysco, a specialist in legacy transformation technology that helps organisations with critical legacy applications on mainframe systems to convert to modern cloud-based enterprize platforms easily and securely.
Asysco, headquartered in the Netherlands, will increase Avanade’s capability to support clients in their overall digital transformation and business innovation journey, where legacy environments are standing in the way of realising the strategic and operational benefits of moving to a Microsoft cloud environment.
Asysco’s team of experts will join the Avanade Azure Centre of Excellence devoted exclusively to legacy mainframe conversions and helping clients gain business agility, flexibility, speed to market and break down data silos. This team will support clients’ migrations globally, especially Europe and North America where the core of business is currently located.
“Asysco’s technology and expertise allows companies to move beyond the limitations and expense of legacy mainframe applications to cloud-based technologies from which they then can springboard to a full digital transformation,” said Sean Peterson, global application & infrastructure lead, Avanade. “In Asysco, we have found a business that strategically complements ours. We share a dedication to our clients and employees, a commitment to world-class delivery and a deep technology expertise with a belief in the power of Microsoft technologies to spur business transformation.”
“All of us at Asysco are extremely excited about joining Avanade, and the tremendous growth opportunity ahead of us,” said Jaap van Barneveld, CEO of Asysco. “On our own we were already on an incredible growth trajectory and market leading in our field, but with Avanade we can take this even further. Together, we offer our clients unique global expertise with respect to legacy and application modernisation.”
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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