FluidOne boosts enterprise play with SAS Global Communications buy

FluidOne's presence in the mid-market and enterprise space will be more strongly felt following its acquisition of MSP SAS Global Communications.

The deal adds capabilities in SD-WAN- enabled global hybrid networks and according to FluidOne CEO Russell Horton (pictured) the combined portfolio provides greater options for customers.

"With FluidOne being an SD-WAN partner with Fortinet and VMWare, and SAS having strong SD-WAN experience with Cisco, combined this gives more customer choice in SD-WAN and hybrid networks," he said. 

"With their strength in serving larger mid-market and enterprise customers and complementary services, the FluidOne Board and I saw a great fit to our connected cloud solutions strategy, broadening the offering to our combined customers."

SAS was founded in 1989 by main shareholder Stephen Stanway and now has over 150 customers with sites in 65 countries, with a focus on companies with over 1,000 employees. 

Stanway added: “When I met with Russell and the FluidOne Board to discuss the potential of SAS joining FluidOne, I could see a strong alignment in staff culture and values. 

"Our teams are already working on joint bids, including offering cyber security services from CSA to complement our hybrid-network solutions.” 

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