Computacenter buys cloud player TeamUltra

lightning-cloudComputacenter has written a cheque for cloud player TeamUltra in a move which will strengthened its relationship with ServiceNow.

TeamUltra was a gold partner for in the ServiceNow ecosystem and now Computacenter has its 60 specialists to play with.

Computacenter has worked with TeamUltra since last year when the two firms delivered a series of projects for financial, utility and pharma customers.

Mike Norris, CEO of Computacenter, said his outfit had  announced its sales and service partnership with ServiceNow six months ago. Now it was making a strategic acquisition to enhance its commitment to the ServiceNow platform.

“The TeamUltra acquisition means that we can link ServiceNow’s cloud-based Service Management platform for ITSM, customer service management, security operations, IT operations management and more, with Computacenter’s award-winning Next Generation Service Desk (NGSD) and Digital Workplace offering, to transform the end user experience,” he added.

TeamUltra will continue to run as an independent operation and will become Computacenter’s ServiceNow delivery arm.

Mike Beale, managing director of TeamUltra, said the acquisition meant the outfit could continue its  “independent and agile” market approach with local decision making support while using its own expertise and complementary solutions portfolios.

Michael Weiss, head of group strategy and marketing at Computacenter said TeamUltra’s specialists and consultants delivering process consultancy, implementation, bespoke training, support services and integrated solutions will help sort out Computacenter’s Digital Workplace, Hybrid Cloud and Managed Security Services.

No word on how much the deal set back Computacenter.