Insight acquires Hanu Software Solutions to expand its public cloud service offerings

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Insight Enterprises, a Fortune 500 solutions integrator that helps businesses accelerate their digital transformation, announced the completion of its acquisition of Hanu Software Solutions (“Hanu”), a privately held Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) recognised as a Niche Player in the Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Public IT Transformation Service Providers.

Hanu has been an award-winning Microsoft partner for over 15 years and has a proven track record of implementing and fully managing all aspect of an organisation’s cloud migration by providing continuing administration, management, and user support. Hanu’s strengths complement Insight’s end-to-end transformation competence in application development, cloud infrastructure modernisation, cybersecurity, and data and artificial intelligence intelligence.

“The addition of Hanu expands our capacity as a leading solutions integrator. Hanu’s deep cloud expertise and proven track record of attracting and developing technical skills in India are essential to accelerating our ability to offer more cloud services to even more clients,” said Joyce Mullen, Insight president and CEO.

The acquisition enables Insight to extend its global centres of expertise for cloud solution delivery. Hanu has a proven engine for recruiting and accelerating the development of world-class cloud experts through its extremely successful Hanu Azure Academy.

“Hanu enhances Insight’s ability to deliver cutting-edge cloud solutions at scale, with a services delivery engine provided by their center of excellence, based in India,” said Stan Lequin, president of solutions, Insight. “They are a perfect fit to help Insight go faster and help our clients achieve their desired business outcomes.”

“We’re excited to bring our proven track record of implementing and fully managing every aspect of cloud transformation to Insight’s excellence in helping clients ease the complexities of digital growth,” said Anil Singh, Hanu CEO and co-founder. “As we bring our companies together, we’re looking forward to additional capacity for our cloud business, expanded clientele and augmented India-based services delivery.”

Microsoft’s 2021 worldwide migration to Azure partner of the Year, 2021 U.S. Application Modernisation Partner of the Year, 2021 India Technology Partner of the Year for Azure, 2020 U.S. Partner of the Year, and 2020 U.S. Partner of the Year for Azure Data Estate Modernisation are among the numerous awards received by both companies.

“Cloud adoption worldwide continues to accelerate at a rapid pace, and businesses across all industries are choosing Microsoft Cloud solutions among the preferred technologies for their digital transformation,” said Dave Sasson, chief strategy officer, Hanu. “The combination of our two companies will further our strategy and commitment to providing first-class solutions built upon the Microsoft technology stack to our global customer base.”

In connection with the transaction, Ernst & Young served as Hanu Software Solutions’ sole financial advisor. Insight was represented by Snell & Wilmer, while Hanu was represented by Gibson Dunn and Trilegal.

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