Avanade Acquires Infusion for Digital Upgrade Expertise

Infusion brings to the table deep domain expertise in financial services, insurance and capital markets.

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Avanade, which specializes in deploying cloud services on Microsoft Azure, has acquired Infusion, a global software engineering, design and digital strategy firm that provides digital business transformation for the enterprise based on Microsoft expertise.

The acquisition expands Seattle-based Avanade's ability to enable digital transformation services. Terms of the transaction, announced Feb. 28, were not disclosed.

New York-based Infusion is a global software engineering, design and digital strategy firm that expedites digital business transformation projects for enterprises, using its deep domain expertise in financial services, insurance and capital markets.
 
Avanade said that its own clients, particularly in financial services and capital markets, will benefit from Infusion's digital expertise in application modernization, customer experience, enterprise productivity, business insights and emerging technologies.
 
"This acquisition brings together two organizations whose cultures are based on a client-first approach to digital transformation," Mick Slattery, Avanade's President of North America, said. "It also reaffirms our commitment to bringing bold and fresh experiences to our clients and their customers."
 
Infusion has 600 employees globally with offices in New York, Raleigh, Houston and London. It also has innovation centers in Toronto and in Wroclaw and Krakow, Poland, which expand Avanade's operations in Europe. In addition to financial services companies, Infusion also serves clients in the oil and gas, retail, health care, education and travel and leisure industries.
 
Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft. For more information, go here.

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