Motion10, a managed cloud and digital innovation specialist for Microsoft, has been acquired by HSO, a leading global partner in digital transformation. Hogenhouck m&a advised the owners of Motion10, Daan Scheer and Wilfred Noppers, on this transaction.
Leading player for digital innovation on Microsoft cloud
Rotterdam-based Motion10 is a well-known Microsoft Solutions Partner serving more than 140 clients, including high-profile international brands in finance, retail, the public sector, and business services. Founded in 2008, Motion10 has grown into a major player in digital innovation on Microsoft cloud with over 150 employees.
With a proven managed cloud methodology, Motion10 helps clients accelerate their cloud strategy. Motion10 combines data, AI and IT security services with application innovation services by using low-code platforms from Microsoft (Power Platform) and OutSystems. With this acquisition HSO further expands its existing Microsoft cloud services and increases its capacity to deliver digital and application innovation, data and AI, cloud infrastructure and security services using Microsoft cloud technology.
Bob de Jong, Operations Director at Motion10: “Like HSO, we are a leading and influential Microsoft Solutions Partner. Our customers and employees are at the heart of everything we do. Together with HSO, we can now offer all Microsoft services to our customers. We are building a future where we continue to do what we do best: make our customers’ digital innovation a success with our managed cloud approach. We look forward to joining HSO and building on our growth strategy.”
Cloud platform partner for leading enterprise applications
This acquisition strengthens HSO’s existing cloud portfolio. Together with HSO’s global expertise in Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications, an integrated approach can now be offered to customers, ranging from project implementation to fully managed cloud services. With the addition of Motion10, HSO also becomes relevant as a Microsoft cloud platform partner for customers using other well-known business applications, such as: SAP, Oracle, Infor, Salesforce and ServiceNow.
Peter J. ter Maaten, founder and CEO of HSO: “We are very pleased to welcome Motion10 to our HSO family. With Motion10‘s unique method for accelerating the impact of cloud and digital technology, we strengthen our position as one of the leading Microsoft cloud partners. Our vision is clear: we want to be and remain the global provider of business and digital transformation services. This allows us to continuously fulfil our ambition to keep improving our customers’ business performance and results.”
Modern cloud solutions and digital workplace
Motion10 makes organizations’ digital innovation successful. With a cross-technology approach, Motion10’s clients and their employees are able to excel in a constantly changing world. This approach ensures maximum added value for Motion10’s clients. The company develops modern cloud solutions and integrates systems to optimize digital processes. Thus, Motion10 helps organizations make better decisions and develop their business based on data analytics.
With the Microsoft Power Platform and OutSystems technology, Motion10 supports its clients in setting up a digital workplace and creating a widely accepted, secure, modern and personal working environment using low-code platforms. Founded in 2008, Motion10 has received awards as a Microsoft Solutions Partner, with the ‘Microsoft Country Partner of the Year 2015’ as the most honourable one.
Global Business Transformation Partner
HSO is a global business transformation partner with deep industry knowledge, leveraging the full power of Microsoft technology to create a transformation in the way people and businesses work, with a better overall business performance as a result.
HSO was founded in 1987 and has more than 1,800 employees across Europe, North America and Asia. The company is one of the world’s most renowned Microsoft Partners and is a member of Microsoft’s elite Inner Circle, which consists of the top 1% of all Microsoft partners worldwide. The acquisition of Motion10 is the fifth acquisition since HSO received a growth injection from global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) in 2019. This transaction intensifies HSO’s strategy to position the company as the leading global Microsoft partner for digital and business transformation services using the Microsoft cloud platform.