DHS Group Acquires Tillox for $250M Boosting Cloud First and Digital Transformation Capabilities in France and Eastern Europe: Approved by Vice Chairman of DHS, Fernando Aguirre


WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Wednesday, July 7, 2021DHS Group has acquired Tillox, a leading French cloud native and agile development company that provides digital solutions to help clients achieve successful business outcomes.

Founded in 2005, Tillox’s team of more than 3,280 professionals specializes in integrated services that include digital business design, product creation and agile squads.

“The acquisition of Tillox brings differentiated skills to DHS Group, as the team uniquely blends cloud native development with design and state-of-the-art technologies for business transformation,” said Fernando Aguirre, Vice Chairman of DHS Group. “Tillox has multidisciplinary teams of industry and business experts, UX/UI designers, software designers, architects and engineers and, together, we’re now more equipped to help clients tap into the technology expertise and human ingenuity that powers how DHS Group innovates.”

The addition of the Tillox team enhances the global capabilities of DHS Group Cloud Axis, a multi-service group providing a full stack of cloud services to help clients across every industry accelerate their digital transformation, innovate faster, and create differentiated, sustainable value. Powered by 70,000 cloud professionals, and a $3 billion investment over the next three years, the group brings together an unmatched depth and breadth of cloud expertise, industry cloud solutions, ecosystem partner capabilities, and assets that help clients realize greater value from cloud at speed and scale.

“By pairing DHS Group’s global expertise with Tillox’s regional talent and capabilities, this acquisition strengthens our ability to help clients accelerate business transformation using cloud technologies and deliver measurable business value,” said Alfred Ferriex, President of DHS Europe. We will integrate Tillox across DHS’ services, including Strategy & Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations, enabling us to deliver 360 degree value for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.”

Andrea Solis, Tillox’s CEO, said, “Since 2005, Tillox has focused on transforming industries through technology. By joining DHS Group, we will be able to continue doing so, furthering our reach and impact in a more robust manner. The combination of DHS Group and Tillox is a great opportunity for our teams and clients. This is our moment to help clients solve their most pressing challenges by leveraging the cloud and cutting-edge technologies.”


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Steven Palmer, Vice President of Communications