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Xebia and Global Technology Consultancy 47 Degrees Join Forces
The acquisition will strengthen Xebia’s foothold in the functional programming domain
Xebia, a leading global IT consultancy and services company, has united with 47 Degrees, a US-based global technology consultancy focused on unlocking business growth by creating assured solutions for complex, mission-critical software.
47 Degrees has been focused on building and deploying innovative applications for its clients as well as actively engaging in the tech community since 2010. The company offers comprehensive consulting services in functional programming languages and related technologies, like Scala, Kotlin, Spark, Kafka, and Akka. While the company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, they have strong footholds in Spain, the United Kingdom, and Colombia.
Its team handles the design, development, and deployment of applications for its clients so that companies can focus on their core business goals. Their engineers—with years of development expertise—coordinate with client teams to provide additional bandwidth and adapt mission-critical workflow.
Speaking about the collaboration, Mr. Anand Sahay, Global CEO, Xebia Group, said, “We are delighted to join forces with 47 Degrees and we believe that with their strong expertise in Scala, Kotlin as well as functional Java, this acquisition will establish our presence in the global market and also allow us to widen our functional programming expertise to Rust, Clojure, and Haskell. We aim to become one of the most significant one-stop-shop for all functional programming needs.”
Nick Elsberry, CEO of 47 Degrees, said; “We’re pleased to join forces with Xebia, strong supporters of the functional paradigm, to leverage and support our comprehensive services and expertise to our future and existing clients. Xebia not only aligns with our technology goals but our people-first methodologies, and we’re excited about this next chapter.”
Functional languages provide significant advantages while building highly scalable and parallelized systems. As the demand for such scalable systems is increasing exponentially among enterprises as well as innovative start-ups worldwide, there is a simultaneous demand for specialized talent that is unfragmented and can support the adoption of functional paradigms.
As a full stack software firm, Xebia is a firm believer in and promoter of functional programming in its solution blueprints. We believe that the consolidation of boutique functional companies can offer enterprises a strong option and build confidence in functional paradigms.
Xebia is a global Full Stack Software Engineering, IT Strategy and Digital consulting company, enabling digital transformation of enterprises using the latest technology and methodologies. They are a 3000+ group of pioneering go-getters and dreamers, spread across the globe with 500+ customers. Xebia experts specialize in Data & AI, Cloud, DevOps, Business Agility, Security, Training & Learning, Software Development, Product Management and Quality Improvement. They promote digital transformation and bring IT solutions to the table. Xebia services include working from the start to the finish line—analyzing in-depth customer requirements and providing solutions to drive a business.
Additionally, they provide cutting-edge tools and training services to bring out the full potential of a business. Xebia has strong presence in USA, Canada, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Nordics, Poland, UK, Middle-East, South Africa, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, India, Singapore, Vietnam and Australia.
About 47 Degrees
47 Degrees is a global technology consultancy that unlocks business growth for clients by creating assured solutions for complex, mission-critical software. Their team comprises a unique set of individuals specializing in their respective fields of development, with a strong focus on functional programming languages and related technologies like Scala, Kotlin, Spark, Kafka, and Akka. Since 2010, they have used their expertise to build, deploy, and innovate applications for a roster of top-tier clients. In addition, 47 Degrees puts a strong emphasis on being active participants in the tech community by organizing large-scale conferences, sharing knowledge through the 47 Degrees Academy, and developing or contributing to open source libraries for the betterment of the ecosystem. The company has also held a seat on the Scala Center Advisory Board since its inauguration in 2016. 47 Degrees is headquartered in the United States, with additional locations in Spain, the United Kingdom, and Colombia.
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