BLOG AWS Cloud Partner Merger and Acquisition Status Nov 17, 2020 STT GDC India SHARE Link copied! Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud partners remain active on the merger and acquisition (M&A) front. Many of the M&A deals and buyouts involve AWS-focused MSPs (managed IT service providers), IT consulting firms and ISVs (independent software vendors) that assist customers with workload migration, management and optimization services. Here's a list of AWS cloud partner M&A deals that ChannelE2E has covered: 28. November 2020: PricewaterhouseCoopers acquired EagleDream Technologies, a cloud consulting company and AWS partner that offers cloud migration services, software development and data modernization capabilities. 27. October 2020: Cognizant acquired Bright Wolf, a Microsoft Azure and AWS cloud partner specializing in custom Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. 26. August 2020: Improving acquired Object Partners. 25. July 2020: Accelera acquired Ayenem. 24. July 2020: VMware acquired Datrium for disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) designed for VMware Cloud on AWS (Amazon Web Services). 23. June 2020: Deloitte Ireland acquired DNM. 22. June 2020: Effectual acquired Five Talent, an AWS partner focused on DevOps and software modernization projects. 21. June 2020: Navisite, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP, acquired Privo, a Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). 20. April 2020: Globe Telecom acquired Cascadeo - a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP & AWS partner - for $4 million. 19. April 2020: Accenture acquired Gekko, an AWScloud services consulting company & managed IT services provider (MSP). 18. March 2020: SAP HANA partner EPI-USE acquired Afonza, an AWS partner in Atlanta, Georgia. 17. January 2020: Effectual acquired JHC Technology, an AWS and Microsoft Azure consulting partner with public sector expertise. 16. December 2019: Global system integrator NTT Data Services acquired Flux7, an AWS cloud consulting partner. 15. December 2019: Global systems integrator TEKsystems acquired 1Strategy, an AWS APN member. 14. November 2019: Connectria acquires WSM International, a cloud consulting firm for AAWS and Microsoft Azure customer migrations. 13. November 2019: Rackspace acquires Onica, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP focused on AWS. 12. October 2019: Cognizant acquired Contino, an AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) consulting company. 11. October 2019: ST Telemedia acquired majority control of 2nd Watch, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP for AWS and Microsoft Azure. 10. June 2019: Hexaware acquired AWS partner Mobiquity, a customer experience consulting firm. 9. January 2019: Amazon acquired cloud backup and disaster recovery (BDR) startup CloudEndure. 8. May 2019: Mission, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP & major AWS partner, raised an additional $15 million in private equity funding. 7. May 2019: Champion Solutions Group acquired DirecLogix. 6. April 2019: Dell Technologies Capital invested in Faction, an MSP that supports VMware Cloud on AWS. 5. March 2019: Mission, a Top 200 Public Cloud MSP & AWS partner, scored $8 million line of credit for cloud services customer optimization. 4. March 2019: RDX (now Navisite) acquired ClearDB. MSP offers managed database as a service (DBaaS) & MySQL expertise across AWS, Azure & GCP. 3. February 2019: RDX (now Navisite) acquired clckwrk, a London-based AWS expert & an Oracle Gold Partner. 2. January 2019: Syntax Systems acquired EmeraldCube Solutions, an Oracle partner that offers managed applications on AWS. 1. December 2018: ServerCentral, a managed IT infrastructure provider, acquired Turing Group, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner.