Accenture expands cloud in Iberia by buying Enimbos
US-based professional services firm Accenture has bought Enimbos, a Madrid-based provider of cloud migration and related services, for an undisclosed sum.
The deal will allow Accenture to expand its Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities, multi-cloud strategy and cloud migration services in Spain and Portugal, said the company.
“The acquisition of Enimbos brings more cloud-native skills and experience to our growing cloud-first organisation,” said Karthik Narain (pictured), Accenture’s cloud-first lead.
The acquisition follows Accenture’s announcement in September of a US$3 billion investment to help clients rapidly become cloud-first businesses and accelerate their digital transformations.
Narain said: “We’ve learned from more than 34,000 cloud projects that a cloud-first strategy begins with creating a holistic cloud journey that influences many aspects of a client’s business, including their applications, infrastructure, talent and surrounding cloud ecosystem. Cloud-native capabilities are essential to designing next-generation systems that power the innovation that businesses need today at speed and at scale.”
Enimbos is an AWS premier consulting partner with more than 130 AWS certifications and the company has strong relationships with other cloud providers, bringing a total of more than 260 cloud-related certifications.
Javier de la Cuerda, Enimbos’s founder and CEO, said, “We have always aspired to be a key player in the cloud migration journey for large organizations in Spain and Portugal.”
Domingo Mirón, who leads Accenture’s business in Iberia, said: “Most companies have not completed their digital transformation and urgently need to fast-track their innovation journeys. Cloud is the key enabler to complete their transformation, and Covid-19 has further accelerated this mandate.”
De la Cuerda said: “Being part of Accenture enhances our value and advisory role for clients, helping them transform their businesses to innovate faster and create differentiated value. This is our moment to redefine and take a leadership position in enabling such transformation by combining our two organisations’ industry and functional expertise with the power of the cloud.”
In addition to cloud migration services, Enimbos also provides cloud modernization services, standardised multi-cloud managed services, and cloud governance and optimization. Its headquarters are in Madrid, and it has further offices in Cáceres, Mérida and Barcelona in Spain, and in Lisbon and Aveiro in Portugal.
Mirón said: “The addition of Enimbos is a significant step forward in our growth strategy in Spain and Portugal, and in our plans to continue enhancing Accenture’s specialised capabilities with each of the native ecosystem partners in the cloud world, such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft.”