USEREADY ACQUIRES IT INFRASTRUCTURE FIRM 'DESIGN STRATEGY'
WITH THIS ACQUISITION, USEREADY AIMS EXPANDED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS AND CUSTOMER REACH IN NORTHEAST USA WITH A STRONGHOLD ON FINANCIAL BUSINESSES.
New York, Mar 10, 2017
USEReady a leading provider of BI and Infrastructure management services, headquartered in New York announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Design Strategy, an IT infrastructure, applications and staffing firm.
Established in 1980, Design Strategy headquartered in New Jersey specializes in Managed IT Services along with staffing solutions. With the addition of the workforce from Design strategy, USEReady becomes a 400 member team with a furthermore stronghold in the Managed Infrastructure Services arena.
“USEReady has been relentlessly striving towards value-driven innovation and digital transformation using advanced data, analytics, and infrastructure management solutions. We are very excited about taking over the potential of the Design Strategy team, as it will allow us to reap the benefits of their leadership and experienced team. With this acquisition, we will have an enhanced presence in Northeast USA. Also, this strengthens our infrastructure management offering with diversified clients in Banking and Insurance verticals,” said Uday Hegde, co-founder, and CEO of USEReady.
“The transaction creates a powerhouse in Managed Infrastructure Services. It combines over two decades of a track record of the Design strategy team with the next generation IP-led services model of USEReady, to create the perfect blend of managed Infrastructure services especially for financial services customers,” says Prabhu Antony, Sr. Vice President with Sett & Lucas, the lead investment banker for the transaction.
Sett & Lucas acted as financial advisor for the acquisition and with all regulatory approvals in hand the acquisition has been successfully completed on February 28, 2017.
Along with the expansion of Managed Infrastructure services, USEReady has recorded significant success in the BI professional services arena. USEReady has been a longstanding partner of Tableau, the global BI leader and has helped numerous customers succeed in their data initiatives.
Earlier this year, USEReady was nominated for Tableau’s Services & Training Partner of the Year and Alliance Partner of the year 2016. The results were made public by Tableau on Jan 25, 2017 at the Tableau Annual Partner Leadership Summit. In a recent visit to USEReady India office, Tableau’s VP of Global Professional Services said: “Tableau’s growth & strategy is based on the deep relationships with our partners and USEReady is at the top of that list”. Last year USEReady won the ‘Services Partner of the Year 2015’ title – at the Tableau’s Annual Partner Summit in Austin, Texas.
USEReady’s mission is to help organizations succeed by fast tracking their business performance. We relentlessly strive towards value-driven innovation and digital transformation using advanced business intelligence, data management, and infrastructure security solutions. Our global delivery orientation is enriched with winning strategies, rich industrial and technology expertise and customer fanaticism. Our proven track record of success in versatile domains such as capital markets, insurance, healthcare, pharma, retail, media etc. is a testimony to our performance. For more information visit www.useready.com
Media Contact: Prashant Singh, USEReady, +919036002123