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SaaSplaza announces sale of PaaSplaza hosting division to Sentia

Today SaaSplaza International BV announced the strategic sale of their PaaSplaza hosting division to Sentia BV, a managed hosting provider based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Hamish Haldane
February 02 2015

Amsterdam, Februray 2, 2015

PaaSplaza has been delivering managed hosting to Dutch enterprise clients and Independent Software Vendors in the education, financial services and insurance industries for more than 15 years. Sentia is a growing business, specializing in high-end managed hosting services and private cloud solutions within these industries.

“The strategic sale of our PaaSplaza division allows SaaSplaza to make further acquisitions and accelerate our growth plans within our core Microsoft Dynamics business. SaaSplaza is the leading Cloud Services provider for Microsoft Dynamics globally, and our intention is to remain the leader for many years to come.

“This quarter we are launching Microsoft Dynamics AX and GP on Microsoft Azure private cloud for Dynamics partners and customers, alongside of our existing private and public cloud offerings, complete with fully managed lifecycle services from SaaSplaza. This is where 100% of our focus lies.” says Berend-Jan van Maanen, SaaSplaza CEO.

Ian Zein, CEO of Sentia says: “We carefully looked at the high value activities that PaaSplaza has performed for their clients for many years. Both the critical nature and the type of customers in finance and education fit our strategic focus. The acquisition of PaaSplaza adds fantastic clients and great team members to our ambitious company.”

PaaSplaza customers will move to the Sentia Cloud within 24 months. They will be fully supported during the transition by the current PaaSplaza staff and Sentia staff. The existing PaaSplaza staff will also transition to Sentia as the company continues to expand.

About SaaSplaza

SaaSplaza is the leading Cloud Systems Integrator for Microsoft Dynamics, delivering Cloud Dynamics on Microsoft Azure and Private Cloud across the globe for our network of Microsoft Partners and enterprise customers. SaaSplaza powers more than 1500 Cloud Dynamics implementations, serving end-users in more than 45 countries. SaaSplaza is a global company with offices in Amsterdam, Munich, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney and San Diego. SaaSplaza is a member of the 2014 Inner Circle and President’s Club for Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Gold Partner for Hosting and Cloud Platform, and fully ISAE-3402 and SSAE-16 certified. Learn more at www.saasplaza.com

About Sentia

Sentia provides mission critical IT outsourcing services, (Private) Cloud solutions and Technical Application Management to the most demanding organisations. From their offices in Amsterdam, Nieuwegein and Orlando they work for Allianz, Achmea, Unigarant, Albumprinter, Triodos Bank, Ennia Caribe, Sabic, Amber Alert, Arag, Univé Verzekeringen, de Consumentenbond, Van Dijk Educatie, FNV and many others. Sentia is certified according to ISO 27001, 14001, 9001, ISAE 3402 and NEN 7510. Learn more at www.sentia.com

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