HPE acquires AWS consulting practice to bolster hybrid cloud play

Tech giant taps into consulting, design and operational advisory services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has bolstered its hybrid IT capabilities through the acquisition of Cloud Technology Partners (CTP), a consultancy firm specialising in migration to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

With expertise across consulting, design and operational advisory services, the purchase – of which a price tag was revealed – is designed to provide the tech giant with added firepower specific to hybrid IT advisory capabilities.

Operating as a cloud agnostic provider, US-based CTP targets enterprises moving to cloud platforms through AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google and OpenStack.

Specifically however, the consultancy house holds multiple AWS partner accreditations, operating across managed services, migration, DevOps, Internet of Things, security and financial services.
In addition, CTP is a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) premier partner, alongside silver status competencies across Microsoft Azure.

CTP’s consulting, design and operational advisory services for cloud environments will strengthen our hybrid IT consulting expertise in a fast growing market,” HPE Pointnext senior vice president and general manager Ana Pinczuk wrote via a blog post.

More and more, customers are seeking a trusted advisor who knows where the market is going, and can shape their long-term roadmap and provide the solutions that will allow them to keep pace in this digital world.

Together, HPE and CTP will provide our customers with a comprehensive IT strategy that includes private, managed and public clouds, as well as traditional IT.

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