BUI is pleased to announce that it has acquired M2M systems, an award-winning cloud solution provider and Microsoft partner partner based in Nairobi, Kenya, for an undisclosed amount.
M2M Systems specializes in digital transformation for small and medium-sized companies via Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365. Founded in 2013, the company has helped more than 100 companies in Kenya and the entire East African region communicate, collaborate and connect through customers using the power of cloud technology.
BUI Managing Director Ryan Roseveare is excited to build on the foundations that have helped M2M Systems succeed. “For BUI, this acquisition is much more than a business expansion: It offers the opportunity to accelerate the cloud introduction and digital transformation in Kenya by bringing the know-how gained through Microsoft’s global programs into a dynamic regional market. in which the cloud is actively used a driver for business efficiency and scalability, ”he says.
BUI is a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP and a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association. “Our Microsoft roots are deeply rooted,” explains Roseveare. “We are delighted that M2M Systems has a team of technologists who not only share our passion for Azure, but also our commitment to innovation and customer-centric service delivery,” he adds.
Increase in capacity, stimulate growth
Justin Colin, Business Development Manager at BUI, is working with M2M Systems in the transition phase. “M2M Systems has an excellent track record of cloud engagements and a loyal customer base spanning the Kenyan financial services, legal and transportation sectors. In the coming months we will focus on increasing the workforce and creating a broader portfolio of solutions to meet the changing needs of the local and regional markets, ”he adds that the BUI Cyber Security Operations Center, the Nettprotect vulnerability scan service and the cloud management service a2zManaged will be an important extension.
According to Clare Mungai, Managing Partner of M2M Systems, one of the leading technology women in Kenya, the demand for reliable, scalable and secure productivity solutions is higher than ever. “We have seen steady growth in cloud adoption in Kenya over the past seven years, but the shift to remote working over the past year has accelerated that growth. Customers want to leverage the full spectrum of cloud services, and BUI brings a wealth of Azure, security, and networking skills to complement our existing Microsoft strengths. I have no doubt that this amalgamation of talent and vision will open up new opportunities here and across East Africa. I look forward to welcoming BUI to Nairobi and working together to support clients on their digital transformation journeys. “
Roseveare is also positive. “With an established base in Kenya and a highly qualified team of cloud specialists, we can expand our reach and deliver tailor-made, locally relevant solutions to help companies become more productive, competitive and secure,” he concludes.