4C Consulting buys CloudSocius to be Europe’s top Salesforce consultancyStaff Writer | December 21, 2016
4C Consulting, the Belgian based Salesforce Platinum Partner, has acquired CloudSocius, a Salesforce Gold Partner operating in the UK and UAE.
Cloud technology More than 180 Consultants across Europe
As a result of the acquisition, CloudSocius will become the UK and UAE arm of the 4C Group's cloud consultancy business, making 4C the largest independent Salesforce Partner in Europe with more than 180 skilled consultants, spread across nine offices.
CloudSocius MD and co-founder Gareth Stephens will be named CEO of the UK and Middle East business units and also becomes a 4C Group director alongside chairman Johan Van Genechten, Pascal Borremans, CEO, Kris Larivière, CCO.
"The Cloud technology industry is booming, and now more than ever, businesses are committed to undergoing an end-to-end digital transformation, adopting cloud services to accelerate business growth, manage customers more efficiently, as well as developing a greater range of products and services," said Johan Van Genechten, chairman of 4C Group.
"CloudSocius have an incredible delivery business in the core Salesforce clouds. Adding the expertise of more than 65 skilled Salesforce Consultants from the CloudSocius team gives 4C the critical mass in Salesforce certifications and industry knowledge to strengthen our position across the UK, Europe and the Middle East."
"4C add all of the other clouds to our capabilities as well as true management consultancy and deep analytics skills. I couldn't be happier to be part of the 4C Group," said Gareth Stephens, CEO and Co-Founder of CloudSocius.
Founded in 2012 by Gareth Stephens and Luke Sims, CloudSocius is a privately held company with offices in London and Dubai. The Salesforce Gold Partner serves companies in more than 15 countries and has 65 Salesforce Consultants with over 50 cloud certifications.
4C are a leading European Salesforce consultancy with more than 20 years experience in building customer companies.
Spread over nine global offices with more than 180 consultants, 4C are experts in the cloud with significant management consultancy experience and deep analytics skills. ■