Hitachi Data Systems to acquire OXya, a cloud provider

Hitachi-Data-Systems-to-acquire-OXya,-a-cloud-providerHitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi today announced its intent to acquire oXya, a leading provider of services for cloud and SAP solutions.

The acquisition of oXya is expected to close by the end of March and is subject to customary closing conditions. Upon the close of the acquisition, oXya, with more than 500 employees, will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems and will continue to execute its current business model under oXya VP and chairman, Frederic de Belloy, reporting to Hicham Abdessamad, HDS executive vice president, Global Services.

oXya helps IT organizations manage private and hybrid cloud environments more easily, and designs the infrastructure for more effective and efficient implementations of SAP solutions, including the SAP HANA platform.

As a SAP partner, oXya has solidified itself in the marketplace as one of the leading management and cloud providers, and has consistently achieved outstanding customer satisfaction ratings for more than 200,000 users worldwide of SAP solutions, across all industries.

oXya will enhance the growing portfolio of HDS cloud and managed services. Enterprise customers and partners can experience faster time to value, flexible financial models, reduced TCO and more predictable IT services outcomes for mission critical IT infrastructure and applications. Specifically, the intended acquisition will give HDS partners and customers:

“Today’s partners and customers demand as-a-service options that enable them to keep pace with market dynamics like cloud, while transforming the way they conduct business,” said Hicham Abdessamad, executive vice president, Global Services, Hitachi Data Systems.

“When completed, the acquisition of oXya will enable HDS and our partners to extend our portfolio of managed cloud services and provide additional skills and expertise to enable Hitachi Unified Compute Platform solutions in SAP and SAP HANA environments,” said Abdessamad.

“Combining efforts with Hitachi Data Systems and its partners will allow us to deliver to customers even more innovative solutions to gain insights from their data while expanding global coverage for our services,” Frederic de Belloy, chairman and VP, oXya.

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