Avanade to acquire QUANTIQ, a Microsoft Business Applications provider in the UK
Acquisition will increase Avanade’s Dynamics 365 capabilities, offering clients deeper expertise in customised, end-to-end business transformative solutions across all markets.
SEATTLE/LONDON, 19 October, 2021
Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, has agreed to acquire QUANTIQ, a Microsoft Business Applications-focused systems integrator in the UK.
With an emphasis on Dynamics 365, Power Platform and Azure, QUANTIQ will significantly extend Avanade’s Dynamics 365 capabilities and build on its existing cloud-based Microsoft Business Application offerings – a key strategy for Avanade. Through the combination of QUANTIQ’s ERP customer experience and Avanade’s offshore engineering capabilities and broad expertise across the Microsoft platform, clients will benefit from enhanced solutions that will help accelerate digital transformation across all industry sectors, globally. The acquisition will add approximately 300 new professionals to Avanade’s existing Business Applications team.
“Microsoft continues to make strong investments in Dynamics 365 as a key pillar of digital transformation. With QUANTIQ and its strong reputation as a trusted Microsoft partner, we see a huge opportunity for Avanade to quickly scale up to meet the growing need for solutions that help organisations realise, much needed business efficiencies, agility and resilience, and also help overcome barriers to growth,” said Andy Gillett, General Manager for Avanade UK and Ireland.
“QUANTIQ is excited to be joining Avanade, a business that shares QUANTIQ’s commitment to clients, employees and partners, as well as the belief in the power of Microsoft technologies to drive business transformation,” said Stuart Fenton, CEO of QUANTIQ. “Avanade represents an opportunity for QUANTIQ to expand its client offerings, making use of its entire range of technologies and service capabilities, as well as gain access to a global network of Dynamics professionals to help serve our international client base.“
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 and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimise operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. 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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