Avanade has acquired UK-based data management and artificial intelligence (AI) solution provider Altius, to expand its industry reach.
With a team of over 300 cloud and data specialists, Altius has the expertise to help Avanade grow its data and AI offerings in retail, travel and transport and public sector, and deliver AI at scale.
“Harnessing the power of data for business growth is a well-documented opportunity, so we’re delighted that Altius will join us as together we continue to push the boundaries of what clients can achieve with data and AI,” said Andy Gillett, general manager for Avanade UK and Ireland.
According to an Avanade blog post, the combination of “Altius’ in-depth technical knowledge and advanced architecture skills and Avanade’s breadth of offerings and its close partnership with Microsoft will enable clients to realise the true value of their business data.”
“We are delighted to be joining Avanade and [this] news truly supports the next phase of growth for our business,” said Simon Goldsmith, CEO of Altius. “We will continue to offer our clients the leading innovative data and AI solutions we are known for, while also extending our offerings to include more business solutions.”