GlobalOne, which provides software-as-a-service (SaaS), social collaboration and cloud computing professional services, announced it has acquired Weblinc, an Australian provider of cloud computing applications. The acquisition will broaden GlobalOne’s expertise in building and deploying enterprise cloud applications worldwide, the company said. Terms of the deal were not announced.
“Acquiring Weblinc gives us the necessary knowledge, experience and tools to create a global architecture practice,” John Orrock, COO at GlobalOne, said in a statement. “Clients will see benefits in terms of strategy around governance, design, delivery, training and certification of their staff.”
Weblinc’s expertise “strategically complements GlobalOne’s business and offers customers a deeper and broader set of cloud services from a single provider,” Paul Mansfield, Weblinc CEO, said in a statement.
Weblinc is a Salesforce.com premier consulting partner and brings design expertise for building cloud architectures, including a library of blueprint designs and templates intended to help clients solve business problems such as revenue scheduling and complex quoting. Weblinc also brings GlobaIOne a diverse client base, including companies in the high tech, utilities, construction and field service industries.
The transaction marks the third acquisition GlobalOne has made in the past four months. In December 2011, it acquired the Vodafone Appland team and launched the GlobalOne Mobility Practice. In October 2011, the company acquired telecom solutions provider FLOW thru LOGIC.
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