Acquisition of Sword Performance Solutions
The Swiss IT Performance consulting leader Sword Performance Solutions merges with the ALTERSIS Group to become the largest IT Performance Company in EMEA.
Basel, April 20, 2018 – Sword Performance Solutions, an EMEA leader in Performance Engineering, has announced today that it has joined the ALTERSIS Group. Under this agreement, Sword Performance (formerly known as adhoc International) joins its forces with ALTERSIS, a successful Management & Technology consulting firm that has established a strong reputation in several areas amongst including Test Management & Quality Assurance and is continuing the expansion of its international network in the field of digital services.
The integration of the Sword Performance Solutions allows the ALTERSIS Group to strengthen its positioning on Performance through ‘know-how’ of a pure player in consulting, architecture and strategy advisory and IT systems. These offerings will be focused in a new global entity within the group: ALTERSIS Performance.
Three areas make up the offer issued by ALTERSIS Performance: New Generation Application Performance Management (APM), Performance Engineering and Continuous Quality Assurance for DevOps environments.
The ALTERSIS Group, with its high value-add offering, is now a reference in the sector, having the ability to deliver complete solutions to its customers and further confirms its strategy of external growth with companies that share its values.
Merger and Creation of ALTERSIS Performance
Sword Performance Solutions AG, formerly known as adhoc International, is headquartered in Switzerland (Basel) and has offices in France, Morocco (Rabat) and Tunisia (Monastir and Tunis). The company has 15 years of experience in the world of Performance, providing offers from both a methodological and technological point of view. Its knowledge of the business, its qualified and efficient consultants and the values of the company have allowed it to develop real partnerships with professionals in this field.
This merger reinforces the ALTERSIS Group which is now composed of more than 350 engineers and experts and gives the group a greater control of the Performance sector, alongside its subsidiaries SCOPTEAM and VALID’IT, specialized in this field. All these structures will now respond to the common name of ALTERSIS Performance.
The ALTERSIS Group provides services related to technical and scientific computing, engineering studies, informatics production office, all areas of testing, and more generally in the process of the digitization of companies.
This strategic operation further allows the ALTERSIS Group to build its presence in Switzerland, Morocco and Tunisia, strategic locations at the heart of the development of Digital Services for large and international businesses.
Guy PUECH, President and founder of the ALTERSIS Group and engineer of the Central School Marseille said on this subject:
« We are really pleased to be able to integrate Sword Performance Solutions and its consultants into ALTERSIS Performance. This reconciliation was born out of a desire for growth and expansion, however without forgetting the human factor. Indeed, Sword Performance Solutions and the Group ALTERSIS were built around the same basic values: the meaning of the service, relationships, teamwork and respect for commitments. »
Tobias SAGER, Business Unit Director of Sword Performance Solutions, added:
« We are excited and proud that this merger has been able to materialize. With ALTERSIS Performance we now have the means to achieve our ambitions while preserving our expertise in the field of performance. Our organizations share a strong commitment to their professionals and a passion for operational excellence, which will result in a great combination of our forces. »