The complementary offer, the combination of advanced technological skills and the common investment in research and development will help the Kirey Group in its growth process
Kirey Group, an innovative company that accompanies companies in their digitization process, continues to expand its offer and presence on the territory by entering the capital of Bridge Consulting, an Italian company founded in 1998 with headquarters in Florence with over 120 employees.
Bridge Consulting is a leader in the supply of specialized IT services, with a solid position in the GDO, Fashion and Manufacturing markets. With its numerous specializations and certifications, it is one of the main Oracle partners at national level.
Over the years, Bridge has also achieved partnerships and certifications with AWS, Salesforce (Mulesoft), SoftwareAG (webMethods), Qlik, SAP (Business Objects), IBM and Microsoft.
The participation in Bridge Consulting will allow the Kirey Group to increase its team, expand the portfolio of certified skills and bring together investments and resources involved in research and development of new solutions in the most highly technological areas of technology, such as the Cloud, Big Data and Machine Learning.
The entry into the Kirey Group, in turn, will allow Bridge to extend its offer on the national territory and in other European countries in which Kirey operates.
"We are very happy to join the group of a company such as Bridge Consulting, where strong technological skills stand out, a profound professionalism and a great attention and customer care, in supporting it in technological evolution, guaranteeing business continuity", explains Vittorio Lusvarghi, President of Kirey Group. "This goal unites us deeply and will be the basis of our first synergies".
Bridge Consulting offers solutions and services in the Hybrid Cloud and On-Premise field, Big Data Analytics, consulting and management of Database and Middleware Infrastructures, realization of SOA architectures, Web and Mobile Applications, custom OLTP projects, Datawarehouse and Business Intelligence.
Particularly strong in all areas is the partnership that links Bridge Consulting to the Oracle world: Bridge is in fact Oracle Partner from birth on databases, middleware and BI, and today is also Golden Cloud Partner. Its solutions developed on Oracle platform have received considerable recognition, as an experimenter and innovator on the platform. The company has been present for six years at the Oracle Open World in San Francisco to talk about the projects carried out in Italy.
"The Kirey Group has a strong presence in the area, particularly in the financial and insurance sectors and in the public sector, where Bridge Consulting solutions have a lot to offer", adds Marco Bettini, Managing Partner of Bridge Consulting. "Furthermore, the Group's desire to grow also on foreign markets represents a further stimulus for us. The synergies between our offer and that of the Kirey Group are many, in the field of Business Intelligence, first of all, where our teams specialize in complementary technologies but also in the world of Big Data and mobile solutions ".
In the Big Data field, Bridge Consulting has recently conducted and coordinated an important research and development project called BEAM, co-funded by the Tuscany Region and in collaboration with the University of Pisa, creating a Big Data Analytics system that exploits the technologies of Machine Learning, Prediction and statistical analysis, oriented in particular to the use in the retail sector.
"The arrival of Bridge Consulting is part of the rapid growth of the Kirey Group, which has steadily established important partnerships in Italy and abroad over the first two years of its life, exponentially increasing its territorial presence. and the skills within it ", concludes Vittorio Lusvarghi. "The operations we are announcing in the last months of this year will help the Group to sustain this growth process in the future and seize the new opportunities that the market will reserve for us in 2019".
The operation ended successfully on November 22nd, thanks to the support of the private equity fund Synergo SGR and PwC Deals as Financial Debt Advisor.