London-based cloud solution provider ECS Group – which has a particular focus on the banking and financial services sector – has been acquired by US consultancy firm GlobalLogic.
The deal bolsters GlobalLogic's European and financial market footprint and adds complementary cloud services.
ECS boasts AWS capabilities and is an Advanced Consulting Partner and Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partner. ECS also holds the DevOps Competency Accreditation from AWS.
ECS was founded in 2008 and has more than 650 employees worldwide.
“The demand for digital engineering and cloud services continues to grow at an accelerated pace,” said ECS CEO Mark Farrington.
“With access to a broader set of competencies and global scale we can address a wider range of client opportunities.”
Shashank Samant, President and CEO, GlobalLogic, commented:“ECS’s expertise in complex cloud services, its strong position and presence in the UK, and the company’s heritage in regulated industries such as financial services are all valuable additions to GlobalLogic.”