San Francisco, NFAPost: In a developmenet to further its tech capability, Deloitte announced it will acquire the assets of Bias, a cloud consulting firm and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) specialist based in the United States and India. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
BIAS has more than 350 employees across offices in the United States and India. This acquisition complements Deloitte’s existing portfolio of Oracle cloud application and infrastructure capabilities and expand its customer base to emerging and enterprise businesses that require Oracle cloud migration services, according to a statement released by the company.
Founded in 2000, Bias helps private and public sector clients advises, implements and operates services for cloud infrastructure, database, middleware, applications, analytics and security. Bias has been an active member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork since 2005 and was recently recognized as the Oracle Global and North American partner of the year for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and the Oracle SaaS Applications Partner of the Year for SMB.
Bias Corporation cofounder and CEO Jeff Harvey said at the heart of this agreement is a shared focus on client innovation and the success of the company’s people.
“I look forward to joining my BIAS colleagues at Deloitte where we can continue to help clients achieve their business visions enabled by Oracle cloud infrastructure and applications,” said Bias Corporation cofounder and CEO Jeff Harvey.
Commenting on the development, Deloitte Consulting LLP cloud engineering offering leader and principal Amit Chaudhary said leading organisations understand that having their data, systems and applications in the cloud is an essential building block for business agility and this acquisition underscores the strategic priority Deloitte places on advancing business disruption with cloud technology.
“Oracle Cloud infrastructure gives our clients powerful compute and networking performance while also delivering a host of infrastructure and platform cloud services. Combining the experience of the Deloitte and BIAS teams will assist clients as they build powerful foundations for the future,” said Deloitte Consulting LLP cloud engineering offering leader and principal Amit Chaudhary.
Oracle is a niche player in the cloud infrastructure services market, accounting for 2% of the $150-billion market, according to Synergy Research Group. AWS (32%), Azure (20%), and Google Cloud (9%) are the three largest cloud infrastructure providers.