Aspire expands footprint with acquisition of Cloud Cover IT
4 Jan 2024
I'm excited to see the opportunities accelerate as we offer customers, present and future, the innovative solutions that they need in a changing world. Exciting times lie ahead.”
Lance Gauld, Founder and MD at Cloud Cover IT, commented on the synergy between the two companies, saying: “Multiple factors drew us to Aspire; they are an outstanding company. The alignment between our organisations and how we complement each other is evident. We share similar values in our approach towards our people, customers, and objectives. This partnership is not merely a merger with a large IT company; it is a collaboration with a leading UK technology provider that understands us. As part of the Aspire group, we can grow our footprint further and broaden our offerings with access to more expertise, resources and an extensive portfolio of solutions to help our customers drive their businesses forward.”
With a 17-year legacy in the technology sector, Aspire has experienced significant growth, serving over 1,700 customers and nurturing a dedicated team of around 250 experts. With a notable footprint across the UK, including offices in Gateshead, London, Leeds, and Teesside, Aspire has earned a reputation for delivering leading solutions across cyber security, cloud, managed services, connectivity, and unified communications.
Aspire is backed by private equity firm LDC. The recent appointment of Tom Howard as Chief Financial Officer is set to play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s financial strategy, facilitating its organic growth and expansion through acquisitions.