Tuesday 09 July 2024

*UKHotViewsExtra* IBM Consulting Defence acquires SiXworks

ibmIBM Consulting has added significantly to its UK Defence business with the acquisition of SIXworks. The 175-person strong tech consultancy will sit within the IBM Consulting business and be known as SiXworks, an IBM Company, in the medium term. All SiXworks people will have transitioned into IBM by April 2025. 

Established seven years ago by Founder & CEO, Steve Rawsthorn, SiXworks has always focused purely on the Defence and Security & Intelligence market, where its biggest clients are the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Stratcom. Its forte is in early concept demonstrators – with “fail-safe-fast development” – in high security environments. hvp

TechMarketView Chief Analyst, Georgina O’Toole, spoke with IBM Consulting Lead Client Partner for Defence, Paul Macpherson, and CEO and Founder of SiXworks to learn more about the acquisition, delve into the detail on SiXworks, and find out what the move means for the future of both companies.

TechMarketView subscribers can read more in IBM Consulting Defence increases coverage with SiXworks.

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Posted by HotViews Editor at '16:00' - Tagged: acquisition   defence  

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