Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of Gekko, a French Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services company.
The terms of the deal, which was announced on April 20, were not disclosed.
The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s leadership position in cloud and artificial intelligence; extends its ongoing relationships with key technology providers, including ecosystem partners such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft; and complements the cloud migration expertise and strategic objectives of the Accenture AWS Business Group (AABG) in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Gekko has more than 100 trained cloud professionals, 100 AWS certifications and a deep relationship with AWS.
The AABG is built on more than 13 years of partnership and thousands of joint projects between Accenture and AWS. Accenture’s AWS community consists of more than 8,000 AWS-trained professionals who hold over 5,500 AWS certifications globally.