Arkadin is set to acquire consulting and hosting service provider implement dot com.
The company did not share financial terms of the transaction.
A key Microsoft partner, Seattle-based implement offers project-focused consulting services for Microsoft technologies, and delivers Unified Communications-as-a-Service
Arkadin will benefit from unified communications expertise and an advanced hosted collaboration service platform to accelerate its growth in Cloud-based enterprise collaboration.
UCaaS, which will see growth of 38 percent CAGR for the next few years, is a critical part of Arkadin’s collaboration strategy. Arkadin has a full range of solutions for audio, web, video conferencing and unified communications services. Headquartered in Paris, it serves approximately 37,000 customers in 32 countries through its regional operations.
Following the deal, Arkadin will offer Chinook Communications’ previous multi-tenant UCaaS service bundles immediately to clients in North America under the Arkadin Total Connect brand name. The packages include voice, Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint. Availability will follow in a phased roll-out in other global regions. Arkadin will enhance these offers with private cloud options in the next few months.