Dimension Data has acquired a majority stake in e2y, a digital commerce consultancy firm based in the UK.
The move is designed to strengthen the technology provider’s digital business solutions portfolio across the world, through the addition of digital commerce capabilities.
Headquartered in London, e2y specialises in customer experience, project delivery and commerce, leveraging marketplace partnerships with SAP Hybris and Mirakl.
“With the future of commerce being firmly focused on the experience of trading online, and our digital business solutions portfolio centred on driving innovation for our clients, our investment in e2y will bring our clients closer to their customers on these advanced commercial platforms,” said Scott Gibson, group executive of digital business solutions at Dimension Data.
“It will also help us continue to guide our clients along their business transformation journeys.
“The strength of e2y in the UK and Europe, combined with Dimension Data’s presence in the Middle East and Africa, the Americas and Asia Pacific, will open up new markets for our clients to leverage a truly compelling digital commerce solution.”
According to Gibson, the provider will aim to leverage key capabilities across the advising, implementing and supporting of customers on a range of digital commerce platform solutions.
“This adds a complementary set of skills to Dimension Data’s core value proposition around systems integration, managed services and specifically in this area providing services that add to digital infrastructure consulting and services proposition,” Gibson added.
From a digital commerce standpoint, e2y provides consulting around SAP architecture and delivery, in addition to payment strategy and project management.