GlobalLogic to expand presence in Ireland with Sidero acquisition


GlobalLogic, a Hitachi Group Company and leader in digital engineering, has announced it will acquire Sidero Ltd., a specialist in engineering services and cloud-native software development based in Ireland.

This strategic acquisition, aiming to boost GlobalLogic’s capabilities in the rapidly evolving communications technology sector, will also expand its European footprint in Ireland.

Founded in Athlone in 2013, Sidero Ltd. boasts one of Ireland’s most experienced and accredited teams of Software Engineers and Cloud Experts. Sidero is known for building mission-critical software for various successful Irish and international companies.

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The communications industry remains at the forefront of digital transformation, and Sidero’s expertise in technologies like Radio Access Networks (RAN), Self-Optimizing Networks (SON), Cloud, and Agile development practices align well with GlobalLogic’s robust engineering portfolio.

The addition of Sidero’s experienced design and engineering teams, based in Athlone, Republic of Ireland, and Newry, Northern Ireland, will facilitate the creation of innovative solutions that will directly benefit GlobalLogic’s current and future clients.

Nitesh Banga — GlobalLogic President and CEO said: “We are thrilled to welcome the talented Sidero team into the GlobalLogic family.

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“Our deep roots in Communications technology are a perfect complement to Sidero’s expertise and competencies. With our combined strengths, we will bring tremendous value to our mutual clients and further enhance our leadership in this and other highly dynamic verticals.”

While the terms of the transaction were not disclosed, the agreement specifies that Sidero will continue to operate with its existing leadership and staff as a wholly-owned subsidiary of GlobalLogic.

Carmel Owens — Sidero CEO said: “GlobalLogic has long been recognized for its digital engineering prowess, unique and diverse employee culture, as well as a delighted community of clients.

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“We are excited about the synergies that will be created by our combined organizations, and we look forward to providing differentiated capabilities and enhanced value to our customers in Ireland and across the globe.”

The transaction is pending regulatory approval and is anticipated to close in the second half of 2023.

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