The Channel logo

News

By | Paul Kunert 6th March 2013 17:19

Google house Ancoris swallows Google house Appogee

Premier Enterprise bags Cloud Platform Service Partner

Integrator Ancoris has hoovered up fellow Google specialist Appogee for an undisclosed sum to slurp its cloud app development skills.

Former Microsoft business partner Ancoris placed its chips behind the ads giant chocolate factory a couple of years back and was the first accredited Premier Enterprise Partner in the UK.

Google has opened up its App Engine and BigQuery platform to developers and this underpinned the decision to bring in some fresh skills, said David McLeman, boss at Ancoris.

"The key thing for us as more people adopt Google apps is that Google is starting to open up its own infrastructure to all [customers and channel partners] to develop custom applications," he told The Channel.

He reckons customers made the leap to Google's cloud infrastructure with email and calendar but are turning to more collaborative app elements.

The App Engine is a software development platform allowing partners to build generic applications using Google's infrastructure.

Google BigQuery is web query engine designed to allow customers to process big data sets such as for Business Intelligence applications.

This is the second small buy Ancoris has pushed through after snapping up another Google Enterprise partner Cloud Skills, which sells training and e-learning modules that support Google's products. ®

alert Send corrections

Opinion

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
Stranded_ships

Chris Mellor

Thousands of layoffs announced as spinning rust enters its death spiral

Chris Mellor

BTIG analysts ponder Pure's position and fall in (qualified) love

Features

STRASBOURG, JUNE 29, 2016: The seat of the European Parliament. by Marco Aprile for shutterstock. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Plan b, image via Shutterstock
EU workers, new markets: post-Brexit pressure on May & Co
Tough question, pic via Shutterstock
Honest mistake with your licensing? Audit police look at it on a 'case by case basis'