The acquisition supports both the entities to set a footprint in each other’s region.
Sonata Software, a leading global IT software services and solutions provider announced it has signed definitive agreement to acquire US-headquartered Sopris Systems. It is Sonata’s second strategic investment in a week aimed at achieving leadership in the global Dynamics 365 business. Sopris Systems is a Microsoft Dynamics 365, Enterprise partner that specializes in enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), mobile field service, enterprise asset management (EAM), and professional service automation. Enterprise consulting, dedicated support and Microsoft Dynamics provide robust solutions that help Sopris customers win more profitable business, deliver higher-quality projects and improve company-wide performance.
This deal would help Sonata strengthen it’s US Dynamics footprint and expand the Dynamics 365 capabilities making it one of the strongest and largest Dynamics 365 partners globally with the depth of services and breadth of industries and IP.
Sonata to expand its footprint in the US
Srikar Reddy, MD & CEO, Sonata Software, stated, “Sopris brings great value in terms of Microsoft Dynamics 365 capabilities and resources to Sonata. This will give additional services capability in the field service industry and a strong fillip to sonata’s strategy to be a global leader in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner ecosystem with IPs across industries. It also gives us a great opportunity to expand our US footprint and gain access to new industries. Sopris is highly respected for its ability to sell and deliver complex Dynamics projects.”
Sonata’s announcement to acquire Scalable Data Systems
Last week Sonata software announced to acquire Brisbane, Australia-headquartered partner Scalable Data Systems, a leader in providing Dynamics 365 solutions to Australian market and Commodity Trading CTRM product for Dynamics customers globally.
Sonata’s intent to invest in Microsoft technologies
The Sopris acquisition reflects Sonata’s strategic intent to invest in Microsoft technologies especially Microsoft Dynamics 365 a rapidly growing platform of choice for companies wanting to digitally transform. Sonata Software has been focused on being a Digital Transformation Partner of choice for customers in Retail, Distribution, Manufacturing, and Travel industries with its unique Platformation [TM] methodology, end-to-end digital platforms, and alignment to be a strategic partner for Microsoft in their digital transformation initiatives.
Laura Pfohl, CEO, and Matt Pfohl, co-founders of Sopris Systems commented, “Becoming a part of the Sonata team brings wonderful opportunities for us at Sopris, given the geographical spread as well as the depth and breadth of technologies that Sonata has, and Sonata’s premier status as a global Dynamics 365 partner. We’re also excited about the greater access to innovation, financial strength, access to larger opportunities and take Sonata’s Platformation[TM]methodology to our clients.”
In the past, Sonata has acquired and built a portfolio of platform IP, backed by four guiding platform principles of being open, connected, intelligent and scalable. In addition to Scalable Data Systems, Sonata has had three acquisitions recently, including travel platform Rezopia, Halosys Unified Mobility Enablement platform and IBIS Inc., the Atlanta based Microsoft Dynamics ace, which added Modern Distribution platform IP and expanded US geo footprint to Sonata’s portfolio of offerings.