Damson Cloud is pleased to announce the acquisition of Curious IT, a Google Apps partner based in Ireland. Having experienced significant growth during 2013, we felt it was strategically expedient to strengthen our European SMB presence, and extend and improve our capability in both the SMB and Enterprise sectors.
Two years ago, Damson Cloud merged with another top Google partner, Catalystic, which gave the company a strong foothold in the UK market and an off-shore development team based in India. Since then, we have secured a larger market share and several international clients including Shazam and STA Travel.
This new acquisition positions Damson Cloud to expand its reach in the European market, and boosts the team to over a dozen staff across Ireland, the UK and India. CEO, Fintan Murphy believes “the UK market, in particular has reached the tipping point in cloud computing adoption and we anticipate that this trend will only accelerate. As the adoption of cloud computing in the UK matures, we are seeing businesses leveraging the capabilities that a cloud platform delivers to their organisations in terms of innovation, accessibility and productivity.”
The deal enhances Damson Cloud’s capacity to operate at an international level, an important factor given the recent report from IDC which estimates that companies in Western Europe will consume approximately $18 billion in public cloud services by 2016.
Benefits of acquiring Curious IT
This acquisition has enabled Damson Cloud to attain a Google Premier Partner status and see’s it poised to extend its operations into the larger, Enterprise clientele without adversely impacting existing commitments to SMB.
Curious IT, with its SMB sector experience and strong leadership team, will continue to deliver exceptional expertise to SMB focused solutions throughout Europe; and indicates Damson Cloud’s continued commitment to SMB.
Existing and future clients will profit from newly dedicated resources focusing on developing Apps for SMB, Enterprise, Google Cloud Platform and the rapidly growing Google Chrome ecosystem.
As a Premier Google Partner and established provider with over 200 successful Google Apps deployments to date, Damson Cloud is well positioned to take advantage of the increased demand for cloud-based solutions and interest in Google Apps. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and expertise with our growing client base, and believe that Google continues to be the most innovative Cloud provider in the industry. With the Curious IT team on-board, we can work alongside more businesses as they Go Google.