Paris, June 13, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Cirruseo, a leading pure-play Google Cloud services provider in France. The intention to acquire Cirruseo was announced on April 8. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Cirruseo’s team of nearly 100 highly skilled Google Cloud professionals are joining the Accenture Google Cloud Business Group. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s expertise in Google Cloud in the French market and more broadly across Europe by enhancing its ability to help clients apply Google Cloud technologies in an industry-specific context, at speed and at scale.
“Today’s news marks an exciting step in enhancing Accenture’s ability to power the next generation of disruptive leaders with Google Cloud,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive of Accenture Technology Services. “The addition of Cirruseo’s talented professionals will further enable us to accelerate innovation and achieve business outcomes for our clients.”
Cirruseo provides consulting and implementation services for Google Cloud Platform and G Suite solutions. The company also has deep experience with Google Cloud’s artificial intelligence solutions, including data analytics and machine learning tools.
Cirruseo is a Google Cloud Premier Partner, as well as a certified trainer for Google Cloud technologies. Since its creation in 2011, Cirruseo has helped more than 600 clients, including some of the largest French companies, define and execute their Google Cloud-based strategies. The company, which has offices in Paris and Toulouse, was listed in the Financial Times’ 2019 top 1,000 fastest-growing companies in Europe.
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