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Aspire Technology Solutions acquires Cloud Cover IT

Tue 23 Jan 2024

Cybersecurity service provider Aspire Technology Solutions has acquired Glasgow-based managed service provider Cloud Cover IT.

This acquisition aligns with Aspire’s vision of expanding into new UK regions and enhancing its portfolio of advanced technology solutions.

Integration and Growth

Following the acquisition, Cloud Cover IT will become part of the Aspire group, with its software development and business applications division rebranded as ‘Flyte’.

This integration positions the company for continued investments and expansion of its business applications to serve a growing customer base.

Chris Fraser, CEO and Founder of Aspire, said: “Our acquisition of Cloud Cover IT marks a new and exciting chapter for both companies. This move will strengthen our presence in Scotland, positioning us in a thriving market.”

Aspire has a 17-year legacy in the technology sector. It is backed by private equity firm LDC and has a strong UK presence, with offices in Gateshead, London, Leeds, and Teesside.

Lance Gauld, Founder and MD of Cloud Cover IT, said: “This partnership is not merely a merger with a large IT company; it is a collaboration with a leading UK technology provider that understands us.”

Gauld sees the merger as an opportunity to grow their footprint and broaden their offerings with enhanced expertise and resources.

Cloud Cover IT has a history of over 11 years in delivering IT support and digital transformation solutions.

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