IBM (NYSE: IBM) is to acquire Bluetab Solutions Group, S.L., a Madrid, Spain-based IT Services firm serving large corporations in Data Strategy, Data Management, Data Analytics and Data Cloud Services.
The amount of the deal – is subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory clearance and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021 – was not disclosed.
The acquisition will enable IBM to extend its portfolio of data and hybrid cloud consulting services. Bluetab will become a strategic part of IBM’s data services consulting practice.
Founded in 2005 by Tom Uhart and José Luis López, Bluetab enables enterprises to drive more value from their data by transforming their on-premise data and analytics estates to hybrid multi-cloud data platforms using a combination of public cloud providers and technologies including Red Hat OpenShift. Its expertise in data and cloud migration services includes specialized data strategy, data fabric and advanced analytics. The firm – which has a team of more than 700 data experts – has relationships with brands in the banking, telecommunications, and energy and utilities industries across Spain, Mexico, Peru and Colombia.