Deloitte Buys New Zealand AWS Partner API Talent

Deloitte Buys API Talent

Global consulting giant Deloitte buys API Talent to Increase its cloud footprint in New Zealand. API Talent is one of the country’s leading Amazon Web Services partners.

API Talent is set to be integrated into London-based Deloitte’s cloud and technology practice after the deal is finalized on 1 May 2018. We have no information on the Financial details at present.

API Talent, an AWS advanced consulting partner is recognised as a cloud-native application developer that specializes in devops-style practices. The firm is also certified by Amazon as an MSP partner.

According to CRN who first broke the story, the company’s owners, Wyn Ackroyd and Sebastian Krueger, will become partners in the larger business.

With the acquisition of his company, Deloitte can accelerate cloud adoption “in Kiwi organizations,” Ackroyd said.

Deloitte chief executive Thomas Pippos, in a prepared statement, said:

“New Zealand is a market offering a substantial growth opportunity for resellers of cloud services. The country’s business community is in the early stages of building out cloud capabilities, with a “material wave of cloud adoption expected over the next three years consistent with global trends,” 

Deloitte and API Talent have been collaborating in the past on designing and implementing cloud-native applications hosted on the Amazon cloud1 and implementing DevOps style application delivery and management.

The addition of API Talent means Deloitte is better positioned to help clients “AWS-enable their business,” Pippos said.

Take a look at what’s happening over at API talent here.