Atech Cloud continues its expansion strategy with the full acquisition of Base 13, a Microsoft accredited Managed Service Provider
London, 28th March 2023: Atech Cloud (Atech) announced today that it has acquired Base 13 IT Limited (Base 13). Atech is a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Security, Infrastructure Azure, Modern Work, Data & AI, and Digital & App Innovation. As a specialist in cybersecurity and cloud architecture, clients are supported with end-to-end technology and security solutions.
Base 13 is a Leeds based Microsoft Solutions Partner and Cloud Solutions Provider for Microsoft 365, Enterprise Mobility Suite and Microsoft Azure. Founded in 2007, Base 13 have excellent customer partnerships, supported by their industry accreditations. With a proven track record, their technical and cloud architect teams specialise in delivering customer design and implementation into the Microsoft public cloud.
As a managed service provider, Atech’s wider range of Microsoft accreditations will enhance Base 13’s current offering, expanding the remit of services available to clients and bringing the expertise to support Base 13’s customers’ growing needs. Both firms’ passion for innovation will allow them to continue to realise the vision of optimised cloud services at scale for both existing and new customers.
Base 13’s Founder, Ian McAfee, commented: “It has been apparent to me and to my team since we first met with Atech, and throughout the acquisition process, that Atech’s approach to business, both internally and for their clients, supports and aligns with our continued vision. Our clients will continue to be well served and have access to a wider product offering that will in turn support their own business goals. We are delighted to join the team.”
Ryan Langley, CEO of Atech commented: “We are proactive by design. The team are constantly looking ahead and scanning the tech horizon on our clients’ behalf to enable a more secure future for businesses and to consistently innovate. We have a continued appetite to acquire complementary Microsoft accredited firms, backed by Pelican Capital, where we see potential to enable those businesses to continue to grow, whilst also identifying efficiencies. Base 13 are a great fit for this vision and we are delighted to have them on board at Atech.”
“Our Microsoft specialisations reflect of our team’s capability and the internal skills that power the Atech solution” continued Tim George, co-founder at Atech. “Our team here has grown by 60% in the last 12 months, which is incredible. The people at Atech, and the working environment we continue to build, has always been and will remain our focus. The Base 13 team are a great addition for us and share our core values. We are looking forward to working alongside such a talented group of people.”