CloudOne Acquires North American Sales and Marketing Operations of Sodius Corp., Announces Partnership in French Marketplace
INDIANAPOLIS & NANTES, France (July, 2014) CloudOne, an IBM Premier Business Partner and the industry leader in cloud delivery of IBM Software-as-a-Service, announced today they have acquired the North American sales and marketing operations of Sodius Corp., the market leader in interoperability solutions for systems development. Simultaneously, Sodius Corp. announced a partnership to serve as CloudOne’s sales and marketing reseller in the growing French marketplace.
As part of the acquisition, Robert Baillargeon will become Director of Solutions Delivery for CloudOne’s new systems services practice. Led by CloudOne’s Vice President of Business Development James Pietrocarlo, a former executive in the Lab Services team for IBM Rational, this new practice will provide top-level consulting services and architectural direction for customers in automotive and related systems development industries.
Jean-Philippe Lerat, Président-Directeur Général of Sodius said, “I welcome this mutually beneficial agreement for our companies. This will leverage our strengths in our respective marketplaces, and put us at the forefront of systems development, which is integrated, cloud-delivered workspaces to accelerate collaborative product innovation.”
John McDonald, CEO of CloudOne added, “We’ve had a long and close relationship with Sodius, a company well-respected in the marketplace and appreciated by their customers for the capabilities and reputation they bring to systems development. It is an honor to represent their technologies in North America, and even more exciting is the chance to better serve the French marketplace through this new chapter in our relationship.”
CloudOne delivers on-demand Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Virtual Private Cloud solutions for IBM® software tools to meet the needs of all industry verticals and variably sized organizations. Cummins, Panasonic, Hilton, CVS/Caremark, US Army, Shell, Xerox, Deloitte, Delphi Automotive, Harman/Kardon, McDonald's and other organizations worldwide rely on CloudOne’s cloud-based IBM SaaS services to make their infrastructure work on-demand.
Started in 2009, the company is privately owned and headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, CloudOne speeds the development of IBM® technologies with no up-front capital, so companies “pay as they go” on a monthly subscription saving them money on infrastructure, staffing and configuration costs while creating a dynamic, elastic environment to facilitate global collaboration, visibility and consistency. To learn more about accelerating architecture initiatives with CloudOne, visit www.oncloudone.com/ follow us on Twitter @OnCloudOne.
Started in 1999, Sodius, a privately-owned French corporation, is dedicated to improving engineering processes for designing complex systems, products, and software by amplifying existing skills and engineering assets to deliver products more efficiently. Sodius provides off-the-shelf and custom interoperability solutions to integrate applications, engineering teams, and processes. Sodius is a technology provider for IBM Rational, with an expertise in integrating the Rational tool suite with non-Rational design and architecture products.