Bull expands its business in Poland with the acquisition of JADE
AMG.net, (a Bull Group company), has acquired Polish company JADE and established a skills center for Microsoft technologies.
30, 2012 -
AMG.net (a Bull Group company) is today announcing the acquisition of JADE SARL, a Polish company which is a Microsoft 'Gold Partner', with the aim of establishing a skills center for services development based on Microsoft technologies. The acquisition is part of Bull's plan for growth in Poland, a key area for the Group's strategic development.
The aim of this acquisition is to offer a comprehensive range of services based around technologies Microsoft, and to become a major player in this marketplace, mainly focused on Business Intelligence (BI) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). The two companies are planning to recruit almost 200 people over the next two years, at their various locations in Warsaw, Lodz, Torun and Gdansk.
"With this acquisition, we are expanding our offerings so we can provide a comprehensive range of services to our customers," says Marek Juda, Chairman of the Board of AMG.net. "This strengthens the Bull Group's position and reaffirms its alliance with Microsoft. We are delighted with the new opportunities for growth that this move brings with it, in terms of both skill development and marketing."
Michal Jackowiak, Chairman of the Board at JADE, adds: "In line with its strategic plan, the Bull Group's center of expertise will be calling on JADE for its expertise in Microsoft technologies and on JADE's subsidiary 4Innovation for mobile application. We are constantly looking to improve our services, so I am delighted to be able to extend our expertise in Microsoft technologies. This is also a great opportunity to take inspiration from the best practice developed by our new partner, by drawing on our shared synergies."
An IT services company specializing in the design, development and maintenance of advanced IT solutions for telecommunications, finance and energy. With three locations in Poland (Warsaw, Gdansk and Lodz) and almost 600 employees, AMG.net is among the top ten IT services companies in Poland. www.amg.net.pl
Based in Torùn, JADE is a leader in Poland in systems integration around Microsoft technologies. As a certified 'Microsoft Gold Partner' in numerous areas, JADE was named 'Microsoft Partner of the Year' in Poland in 2011.
Bull is the trusted partner for enterprise data. The Group, which is firmly established in the Cloud and in Big Data, integrates and manages high-performance systems and end-to-end security solutions. Bull's offerings enable its customers to process all the data at their disposal, creating new types of demand. Bull converts data into value for organisations in a completely secure manner.
Bull currently employs around 9,200 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2013, Bull recorded revenues of 1.3 billion.
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