CDW acquires public sector cloud specialist / Flavio Coelho

The buyer is looking to add more of an artificial intelligence and machine learning bent into its cloud delivery model.

Technology product distributor CDW has acquired a provider of cloud computing services to public sector agencies in a move aimed at growing the portfolio of application development and migration work.

Enquizit focuses on capabilities based in the Amazon Web Services cloud infrastructure offering and from its proprietary delivery accelerator. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Tysons Corner, Virginia-headquartered Enquzit started 2002 as a provider of IT outsourcing and application development services to government entities. The company's technology and business model now centers on using AWS AI and machine learning techniques to help organizations get to cloud environments.

Enquizit has received approximately $45.4 million in unclassified obligations from federal agencies over the past 12 months with 78% of that from the Health and Human Services Department, according to data.

“We were faced with the challenge of building an internal mechanism to scale delivery and maintain our culture of excellence, or to team with another organization who already has this mechanism in place," Enquizit's founder and board of directors chairman TC Ratnapuri said in a release. "After a thorough analysis, we decided joining CDW was the best path forward to continue serving our customers at scale.”

CDW's unclassified obligations over the past 12 months have totaled approximately $564.5 million, data indicates.