Logicalis acquires a 30% stake in Kumulus to strengthen its Microsoft cloud and managed services portfolio

London, 06 August 2020. Logicalis, an international IT solution and managed services provider, has acquired a 30% stake in Kumulus, a company specialised in cloud and data managed services. With this investment, Logicalis strengthens its ability to assist customers on their journey to a cloud environment.

Kumulus was founded in 2017 by former Microsoft engineers with deep expertise in cloud computing, application modernisation, DevOps, and data analytics, including machine learning and AI. Headquartered in Brazil, Kumulus is an expert in public cloud services, having its team of experts certified by Microsoft and AWS.  The company has successfully migrated dozens of customers to the cloud and has been sustaining cloud environments for companies of different sizes in various industries.  

Robert Bailkoski, Logicalis Group CEO, comments, "We are witnessing an acceleration in the rollout of cloud-based solutions as clients adopt more agile infrastructure that allows them to scale up or down in line with demand. With the acquisition of this stake in Kumulus, Logicalis will enrich its cloud services capabilities, allowing our customers to gain maximum benefit whilst ensuring the efficient operation of their hybrid IT environment."

Kumulus has expertise in managed services, which includes IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings. This, combined with Kumulus’ strong capabilities in application modernisation, DevOps, and data migration into the cloud from ERP, CRM and legacy systems, will reinforce Logicalis’ capabilities to deliver innovative and transformative migration solutions to its customers while also aggregating managed services, according to each customer’s specific needs.

About Kumulus

Founded by former Microsoft engineers, Kumulus is a technology company that delivers high value services and solutions to its customers' businesses through harnessing the power of the cloud. The business has 80 employees.

In addition to their deep expertise in several technologies that are part of their digital transformation portfolio, including cloud computing, DevOps, data & analytics, machine learning, and AI, Kumulus understands the steps required for the correct adoption of these technologies based on the capacity and maturity of each of its customers.

For more information, visit www.kumulus.com.br

About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international solutions provider of digital services currently accelerating the digital transformation of its 10,000 customers around the world. 

Through a globally connected network of specialist hubs, sector-leading experts (in education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, retail and telecommunications) and strategic partnerships (including Cisco, Microsoft, HPE, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, ServiceNow, and VMware), Logicalis has more than 6,500 employees focused on understanding customer priorities and enhancing their experience. 

As Architects of ChangeTM, Logicalis’ focus is to design, support, and execute customers’ digital transformation by bringing together their vision with its technological expertise and industry insights. The company, through its deep knowledge in key IT industry drivers such as security, cloud, data management and IoT, can address customer priorities such as revenue and business growth, operational efficiency, innovation, risk and compliance, data governance and sustainability.