GlobalLogic announced the acquisition of ECS Group, a digital transformation and DevOps consultancy headquartered in London.
ECS delivers digital solutions with a focus on Digital Engineering, Data Analytics and Customer Experience. The company serves multiple industries, with particular expertise in the banking and financial services sector.
The acquisition of ECS enables GlobalLogic to advance its European strategy, expands financial services clients and adds complementary cloud-centric offerings to its portfolio.
ECS brings to GlobalLogic a highly regarded proficiency in cloud architecture and advisory services as well as expertise in leading cloud platforms.
Notably, ECS possesses rich Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities, for which ECS is an Advanced Consulting Partner and Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partner. Additionally, ECS holds the DevOps Competency Accreditation from AWS.
Shashank Samant, president and CEO, GlobalLogic, said: “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.”
“The demand for digital engineering and cloud services continues to grow at an accelerated pace,” said Mark Farrington, chief executive officer of ECS.
ECS, founded in 2008, will continue to operate with its existing leadership and staff as a subsidiary of GlobalLogic. ECS currently has more than 650 employees worldwide.