“AIS (Applied Information Sciences), a leading Microsoft cloud services firm, announced today its acquisition of Xgility, a Microsoft Gold Partner with a mission to help clients rethink, reimagine, and transform their business with end-to-end Microsoft cloud solutions. Xgility brings a mix of government and commercial clients and over 100 teammates to AIS. With similar culture and leadership styles, the AIS-Xgility combination brings together over 1,000 Microsoft-focused technologists with unprecedented track records of delivery to their customers. The additive impact on both client bases will be powerful and further accelerate the scalable, profitable growth that both companies have as the two teams become one.
The decision for AIS and Xgility to join forces came down to alignment in three areas: mission, culture, and technology focus. “Bringing our teams together helps us build an even stronger community of passionate innovators to serve our customers and provide growth opportunities for our people,” says Larry Katzman, President and CEO of AIS. ‘AIS has experienced substantial growth over the last five years, guided by our mission to be the premier Microsoft Azure cloud services partner for federal and commercial enterprises. Having known Chris for over a decade and seeing the organization he’s built, I am excited for our teams to come together. I am confident our collective capabilities will continue to scale with the needs of our customers and the ever-evolving offerings of the Microsoft cloud marketplace.’
‘We didn’t set out to sell Xgility, but after meeting with Larry, his team and their venture capital backers at Blue Delta, the opportunities created by joining AIS became very clear. This acquisition accelerates and multiplies our combined ability to achieve transformational results for our client’s businesses and our teammates’ careers,’ said Chris Hornbecker, President and CEO of Xgility.
Xgility is a team of Microsoft Certified experts passionate about achieving transformational results with Microsoft cloud technology, including Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Dynamics 365, and Azure. ‘By complementing our experts with the AIS track record, we have strengthened both teams and our combined abilities to guide customers on their entire Microsoft cloud journey. Our teams are a perfect fit, and this will allow us to build our position as leaders in cloud transformation,’ said Hornbecker…” Read the full release here.
Source: AIS Acquires Xgility: Leading Microsoft Azure Cloud Focused Firm Buys Microsoft Gold Partner – April 20, 2022. Business Wire.