Netrix acquires Edrans to scale cloud solutions portfoliio

Netrix, a provider of cybersecurity and end-to-end IT services, has announced the acquisition of Edrans, a solutions provider focused on harnessing the power of the cloud for midsize enterprise clients.

Posted Tuesday, May 24th 2022
Netrix acquires Edrans to scale cloud solutions portfoliio

The acquisition brings substantial scale to Netrix’s cloud solutions portfolio and adds advanced technical capabilities to better serve the company’s growing global customer base.

Joining Netrix’s international team based in the United States, India, Bulgaria, and the Philippines, Edrans’ accredited consultants and developers serve customers from near- and off-shore delivery centers in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Barcelona, Spain, with additional personnel in the US, Mexico, and Uruguay.

The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

“The cloud is a foundational component of digital transformation. Sophisticated cloud capabilities and a global delivery model are critical to Netrix’s strategy of supporting clients as they seek to transform and optimize their businesses and leave behind siloed, inflexible, and expensive IT infrastructure,” Russel p. Reeder, CEO of Netrix, said.

“The acquisition of Edrans is a continuation of our strategy to bolster our core pillars of security, cloud, and IT solutions while also expanding our team of highly talented personnel across the globe. We are thrilled to welcome our new team members from Argentina, Spain, Uruguay, Mexico, and the United States to Netrix and look forward to partnering together to support our clients and foster a culture of growth across our global team.” 

Edrans provides a wide range of enterprise cloud solutions, including strategy, migration, application modernization, development, recurring cloud managed services, DevOps-as-a-Service, and cloud cost optimization solutions. Edrans builds and supports advanced cloud capabilities, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, the internet-of-things, and advanced data engineering and analytics.

Edrans supports customers in the US and globally with a team of over 130 employees, including nearly 120 certified and accredited cloud consultants and developers.

Edrans’ founding partners, Javier D’Ovidio and Martin Bianco, will continue their oversight of existing Edrans customers and personnel while supporting broader Netrix growth initiatives, including expanding talent acquisition and training capabilities in Latin America and Europe, supporting go-to-market efforts across the combined platform for public cloud solutions.

In Argentina, Netrix was counseled by Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi, with a team led by partner Estanislao Hernan Olmos, with associates Hernan Alal, Macarena Rolón and Sofía Benegas Lynch.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Womble Bond Dickinson advised Netrix in the US, and in Uruguay law firm Guyer & Regules acted for the company, which was represented in Mexico by law firm Galicia and in Spain by Pérez Llorca.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom’s team comprised partner Brett Fleisher, associate Jerome Newton, while Womble Bond Dickinson’s team comprised counsel Sarah Wilk and associate Hayden Holliman.

Galicia’s partner Héctor Kuri, with associates Cecilia Valdés and Gabriela Lomelí R., led the firm’s counsel, while Guyer & Regules’ team was made up of associates María Noel Riotorto and Romina Maderni Pittaluga, and Pérez Llorca’s team was led by partner  Ivan Delgado, with associates Ignacio Rodríguez Azpiazu, Pablo Hontoria and Iciar de Lorenzo.