Claranet acquires ID Grup and grows in Spain

This acquisition consolidates Claranet’s presence in Spain, creating an operation with revenues circa 20 million euros and an extensive Cloud and Cybersecurity Managed IT services portfolio.

Claranet, a market-leading managed services provider in Europe in Cloud and Cybersecurity, announces the acquisition of ID Grup. This is the 29th acquisition done by the Claranet Group in the last nine years and reinforces Claranet’s expansion strategy and its own 20-year presence in Spain.

Founded in 1991, ID Grup is a leading provider of Cloud and Managed IT infrastructure services in the region of Barcelona. With more than 300 technical certifications and a long experience as an integrator, ID Grup offers end-to-end solutions in Managed Cloud Services, Managed On-premise Services, Workplace, Mobility, Network, IT Security and IT Supply.

According to David Cuesta, Managing Director of Claranet Spain, “This acquisition will allow us to maximise the value we offer to our customers, both in the private as well as the public sector. By combining the experience and talent of our teams, as well as enlarging the services portfolio, Claranet becomes a major provider of IT Managed Services in Cloud and Cybersecurity in Spain.”

Sergi Aguilar, the General Manager of ID Grup, adds:

Joining Claranet will allow customers of both companies in Spain to have access to an enlarged portfolio, accessing significant experience in the implementation, management and security of IT infrastructures; whether on-premise, in Private Cloud or Public Cloud. This integration brings benefits of scale and will allow us to improve our pace of innovation and efficiency while keeping the quality that our customers are used to.”

Charles Nasser, CEO and Founder of the Claranet Group, says that:

Claranet has set a deliberate and strong organic and non-organic growth strategy. We have evolved to leading positions in Cloud and Cybersecurity in other countries. Building on that experience, we have the ambition to do the same in Spain, a very relevant IT market in Europe.”