HPE Acquires Major AWS Partners CTP
Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced this week that it had acquired Cloud Technology Partners (CTP) a seven-year-old cloud service firm that specializes in facilitating enterprise cloud migrations.
CTP offers end-to-end cloud adoption services to enterprises, including assessment, cloud-native app development and maintenance. Although the company’s U.S. headquarters is in Boston, Mass. it has expanded into Europe last year with offices located in London and Amsterdam. CTP has also locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
Although CTP considers itself cloud-agnostic with partnerships with each Top 3 public cloud vendors it has deep ties with Amazon Web Services (AWS). CTP is a Premier Consulting Partner (APN) in the AWS Partner Network (APN). It has expertise in IoT, security, DevOps, and financial services.
CTP launched Managed Cloud Controls, an AWS management tool that CTP hopes will help organizations keep costs down and comply with regulations. Cloud Kickstart for AWS was launched by CTP in July. This program promises to speed up the process of migrating enterprises to AWS within six weeks.
HPE announced Monday that CTP’s multicloud expertise and hybrid cloud expertise will be complemented by Pointnext, the hybrid cloud consulting and services company it launched in March.
HPE stated that CTP and HPE will work together to provide customers with a comprehensive IT strategy, which includes traditional IT, managed IT, and private clouds. “CTP’s cloud consulting, design and operational advisory services will enhance our Hybrid IT consulting skills in a rapidly growing market.”
Chris Greendale, CTP founder and CEO, stated in a separate post that the acquisition of HPE will open up new and more avenues for his company. He wrote that HPE gave him the opportunity to preserve our industry-recognized brand, scale rapidly through new revenue streams and new markets, increase our enterprise accounts and add human capital.
The terms of the deal are not public.