Avanade Has Acquired eLogic, a Provider of Intelligent Sales and Services Solutions for North America Manufacturing OrganizationsAcquisition enables manufacturers to unlock the full value of their SAP investments with Microsoft’s Dynamics 365, Power Platform and SAP configuration solutions.
SEATTLE, September 28, 2022
Avanade, the leading Microsoft solution provider, has acquired eLogic, a US-based technology consulting firm providing Microsoft and SAP intelligent selling, service and manufacturing operations solutions for manufacturers across North America.
Headquartered in Rochester, New York, eLogic is highly skilled in Dynamics 365, Power Platform and SAP configuration technologies, including Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) and Variant Configurations. The eLogic team will provide the foundation for new Intelligent Sales & Services offerings, expanding Avanade’s portfolio of services and providing substantially more value to clients. With Avanade, eLogic will be able to offer its clients a broader set of specialized capabilities across end-to-end solutions for manufacturers.
The acquisition will add more than 70 mid-market and enterprise-focused clients to Avanade’s manufacturing portfolio and over 80 new deeply specialized professionals to its existing business applications team.
“With this acquisition we continue to redefine how Avanade brings the best of the Microsoft ecosystem to our clients,” explained Eric Miquelon, President of Avanade North America. “Specifically, the power and insights that come from combining SAP’s configuration technologies with Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365 solutions. As manufacturers look to gain a competitive edge, Avanade can now extend SAP’s capabilities with Microsoft’s powerful stack of business applications technologies. I am delighted to welcome the eLogic team to the Avanade family.”
“eLogic has 22 years of dedicated focus on helping our manufacturing customers transform into Intelligent Enterprises through a two-platform strategy, leveraging SAP and Microsoft as the market-leading cloud platforms,” said Kris Shields, eLogic President and CEO. “By joining the Avanade team, eLogic is thrilled to scale our capabilities and further drive the realization of our cross-platform solutions to enable more Manufacturers to unlock the necessary complexity of configured and engineered products. We share a passion with Avanade in the power of technology to fundamentally transform how businesses drive efficiencies, customer and employee experiences, and innovation to shape business results.”
Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions.
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our nearly 60,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers.
We have been recognized, together with our parent Accenture, as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.
We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfill their potential.
Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.
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