Growth by acquisitions in the Cloud Computing sector

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BY : Diego GutiérrezMay Fri, 2019

The cloud computing sector continues to grow steadily; if in 2018 the sector's growth exceeded 21%, growth in the next two years is expected to exceed 23% of growth thanks to the breadth of range of services, systems integration and penetration in enterprises and small-sized applications, a growth very similar to that expected by the software sector.

Si bien es cierto que el mercado del Cloud Computing está controlado por unos cuantos gigantes tecnológicos como Amazon, Oracle, RackSpace, IBM, Google o Microsoft, cada vez hay más startups que están aprovechando esta concentración empresarial para lanzar aplicaciones o servicios complementarios y rascar dentro del sector.

Companies that are in turn being able to grow organically through the attracting investors for their projects, and inorganically to the to acquire each other to provide complementary services and increase turnover through cross-selling, supporting growth at a reduced cost thanks to the facilities of being in the cloud.

Adquisiciones realizadas en el sector Cloud Computing

The following will be mentioned acquisitions of companies that fall under this umbrella and are growing with the cloud computing sector.


Azuqua is a company of software with a complete focus on application integration to the cloud, automation of repetitive exercises through AI technology.

At the same time, the company facilitates the control of the operations carried out as it can be used without the need for coding knowledge, being an intuitive platform with access to a large number of data libraries.

This company was acquired at the beginning of March by Okta at a price of $52,5M upfront.

adquisición Cloud Computing

Gridway Computing

Gridway Computing has been bought by Storagepipe for a figure close to $40M at the end of February as a method for expansion into cloud services.

This cloud-computing company is focused on the technological outsourcing for small and medium-sized companies, offering them a virtualisation service, information management, remote access, colocation services and continuous updating.

adquisición Cloud Computing


Cervello is an American firm that uses cloud technology to provide a convergence in the performance measurement, data management and business intelligence business.

Cervello has been acquired by strategic consulting firm AT Kearney to promote its technology and data analytics branch.

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