IBM to acquire Cloud services provider Taos

IBM has agreed to acquire Taos, a Cloud professional and managed services provider, in order to enhance its Hybrid Cloud capabilities.
Taos, headquartered in San Jose, California, works with leading brands across technology, financial services, healthcare, retail, transportation and education.

Taos has partnerships with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure to deliver data centre migration, platform engineering and hybrid cloud managed services, IBM said in a statement on Thursday.

Taos adds the expertise, public cloud partnerships and innovative solutions needed to drive growth and adoption of IBM’s hybrid cloud platform throughout the Americas, said John Granger, SVP, Cloud Application Innovation and COO, IBM Global Business Services.

IBM recently announced to acquire Salesforce consultancy provider 7Summits to advance the firm’s Salesforce, cloud, and AI ambitions.

IBM in December announced its plans to acquire European cloud consulting leader Nordcloud.