Hilversum, the Netherlands, 29 June 2021 - Xebia, global IT consultancy firm and thought leader, announces the acquisition of Oblivion to expand its capabilities around Amazon Web Services (AWS).
As one of the first consultancy firms in the Benelux to embrace Amazon Web Services, Oblivion has delivered hundreds of successful projects for leading organizations in various industries, such as Aegon, ABN AMRO, Wehkamp, PostNL, and DSM. In 2018, Amazon Web Services recognized Oblivion as a Premier Consulting Partner and awarded them with the AWS Migration, DevOps, Financial Services, and IoT competencies.
Xebia helps companies across the globe digitally transform by offering high-quality cloud, data, AI, Agile, DevOps, and software consultancy. The rapidly growing group has launched several successful brands, including cloud expert Binx.io and data and AI specialist GoDataDriven. By acquiring Oblivion, Xebia emphasizes its focus on cloud services and continues to expand in line with its strategy.
"When it comes to cloud technology, Xebia's aspirations are immense. As an Advanced AWS Consulting and Training Partner, we have developed a solid relationship with AWS. Besides more focus, Oblivion brings the breadth and depth we need to complete even the most challenging cloud projects successfully for our clients in the Benelux and far beyond,” according to Andrew de la Haije, CEO Xebia.
"We are very excited about the opportunities ahead. By working together with Xebia, we are one step closer to our goal of becoming one of Europe's leading cloud services partners. Besides operational efficiency gains, this collaboration also enables us to offer additional services while preserving our AWS-only strategy and the down-to-earth approach our clients know and appreciate,” said Edwin van Nuil, CEO of Oblivion.
"Oblivion provides our clients with a clear point of contact for everything AWS-related. I think they are the most experienced AWS partner in the Benelux, really living and breathing every aspect of Amazon Web Services. In the short time that we have been working together, our customers have already experienced the added value of their expertise," adds Bart Verlaat, CEO of Binx.io.
"Just like Xebia, we believe in focus. With so much expertise within the group, we can now offer our customers a "one-stop-shop" experience. From cloud engineering and managed services to machine learning, multi-cloud solutions, data and AI, cloud-native software development and security," concludes Eric Carbijn, co-founder of Oblivion.After the merger, Oblivion and Xebia are Premier AWS Partner and Authorized Training Partner, including a Machine Learning Competency, DevOps Competency, Migration Competency, Financial Services Competency, and Solution Provider status. Oblivion will continue to operate under its own label and under the existing management of Edwin van Nuil and Eric Carbijn. The acquisition will be signified by the addition of "proudly part of Xebia" to the company logo.
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