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Kiwi company strengthens cloud offerings with new acquisition
Thu, 29th Sep 2016
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SecureCom is ais a pioneer in cloud services in New Zealand, designing, building and managing ICT systems and processes for Kiwi businesses.

The services provider has just signed an agreement to acquire Auckland-based cloud specialist Atmospheric.

Recently, Atmospheric was placed in receivership and five of Atmospheric's staff will join SecureCom's team at its Auckland site.

Greg Mikkelsen, director of SecureCom, says that the acquisition adds further momentum to the growth strategy of SecureCom, expanding its market reach and strengthening its cloud and managed services offerings.

“We are pleased to bring Atmospheric's cloud services capability and its terrific team into SecureCom to accelerate our plans for growth,” he says.

“Our goal is to help firms and organisations with their digital transformation, to not only satisfy customer demands but to also drive the agility and operational efficiency they need to stay competitive,” explains Mikkelsen.

“This acquisition better positions us to assist New Zealand businesses in the areas of platform IT services and cloud computing.”     

SecureCom positions the acquisition as highly complementary to its existing managed managed ICT and cloud services business. 

“By acquiring Atmospheric we now have an even deeper capability to deliver innovative end-to-end cloud solutions and managed services for our clients, which span SMEs through to mid-sized and larger corporate businesses,” he adds.

Mikkelsen also says that Atmospheric's team are highly skilled, experienced and qualified in the implementation and support of Microsoft cloud solutions.

“We gain effective and immediate access to the skills of the talented people who have been supporting Atmospheric's customers over recent years,” he explains.

“SecureCom has over 13 years of cloud and managed service experience, and our team will ensure the transition is smooth and seamless, working with the Atmospheric team to ensure that each client's business carries on without any interruption.