Welcome!

Microsoft Cloud Authors: David H Deans, Pat Romanski, Janakiram MSV, Jnan Dash, Andreas Grabner

News Feed Item

glendonTodd Capital LLC Announces the Merger of Aztec Systems, Inc. and Toutatis Client Services do Brasil, S.A.

glendonTodd Capital LLC (“glendonTodd”), a Dallas based private equity firm today announced the merger of Aztec Systems, Inc. (“Aztec”) and Toutatis Client Services do Brasil, S.A. (“Toutatis”) creating a multinational business process and information technology outsourcing firm with more than 1,000 customers in 13 countries and territories throughout the Americas. The merger is subject to necessary limited partner approvals and is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2013. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The combined company, to be called Toutatis Aztec Solutions LLC (“TAS”), will be based in Dallas and will offer services including human resources outsourcing, finance and accounting outsourcing, procurement outsourcing, information technology outsourcing, and data hosting services to a growing list of middle market and multinational customers across the Americas.

Aztec, a glendonTodd portfolio company, is a full service information technology outsourcing firm that was recently ranked the 27th largest value added reseller and is a Microsoft® Gold Partner. Headquartered in Dallas, Aztec has six offices across Texas and Oklahoma. Toutatis, a glendonTodd portfolio company, is a full service business process outsourcing firm headquartered in São Paulo and has nine offices in seven countries delivering business process outsourcing services to customers in 12 countries and territories. The merger will create a company with significant market opportunity and scale across the Americas with complementary service offerings. Toutatis gains access to Aztec’s growing base of over 800 customers in the US, and Aztec gains access to Toutatis’ growing base of over 300 customers in Latin America.

Marcelo França, CEO of Toutatis and a founding partner of Performa Partners, will serve as CEO of TAS following the merger. TAS plans to establish a new multilingual shared services center in Dallas staffed with 250 employees to complement the existing centers in Brazil and Mexico. Performa Partners has assisted in the operational and financial changes of Toutatis over the last three years and advised on the merger with Aztec.

“TAS will offer a robust platform of complementary information technology and business process outsourcing services to middle market and multinational companies throughout the Americas. The company has a unique opportunity to capture synergies and market demand by enhancing its scope of product offerings and geographic footprint. Our platform will give customers geographic coverage, international management capabilities and significant operations expertise,” said Todd Furniss, CEO and Managing Partner of glendonTodd.

“Combining Toutatis and Aztec will create a company with significant market opportunity and scale across the Americas with complementary service offerings and operational profiles. The uniqueness of our geographic footprint, deep, local expertise and portfolio of services enables us to provide local and multinational companies with operational capabilities to address the complexity and diversity of these markets which are not easily replicated,” said Marcelo França. “Our relationship with glendonTodd allows us to take advantage of its financial execution ability and industry knowledge.”

About glendonTodd Capital LLC – Based in Dallas, Texas, glendonTodd Capital LLC is a private equity firm that focuses on companies in the technology-enabled business services and financial services sectors and mixed-use, healthcare real estate projects. The firm makes investments in industries and geographies where their principals have significant operating experience, including direct P&L responsibility, strategic decision making, deployment of expansion dollars, and resolution of operating issues. With a global orientation and strong operational background, the firm holds true the belief that investments led by people who have experience in the industries in which they are investing makes a material difference in the quality of the investment outcome. For more information please visit www.glendontodd.com.

About Toutatis Client Services do Brasil, S.A. - Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Toutatis Client Services do Brasil, S.A. creates, implements, and delivers high-performing process-based solutions for blue chip, multinational companies throughout Latin America including finance and accounting, human resources, procurement outsourcing, and software as a service (“SaaS”). The firm has nine offices in seven countries and territories throughout Latin America, giving it the ability to serve international clients who have operations throughout the region, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. For more information please visit www.toutatisglobal.com.

About Aztec Systems, Inc. - Aztec Systems, Inc. is an information technology outsourcing and business services provider to middle market companies located across the south-central region of the US. Recently ranked 27th in revenue on Bob Scott’s 2012 Top 100 VARS list, Aztec has achieved the highest standards in its industry and has received accreditation as a Microsoft® Gold Partner. Aztec maintains a home office in Carrollton, Texas, with branch offices in Austin, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. For more information please visit www.Aztecsystems.com.

About Performa Partners – Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Performa Partners is a management consulting services firm that promotes growth and development of middle market companies focusing on critical moments in a company’s business cycle including growth challenges, change management, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring. The firm provides its clients with management leadership and services, develops strategic road maps and implementation plans, and provides tactical implementation services and capital investment. With interactive networks of customers and partners and access to capital resources, real business opportunities are created. For more information please visit www.performapartners.com.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, director/senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Growth hacking is common for startups to make unheard-of progress in building their business. Career Hacks can help Geek Girls and those who support them (yes, that's you too, Dad!) to excel in this typically male-dominated world. Get ready to learn the facts: Is there a bias against women in the tech / developer communities? Why are women 50% of the workforce, but hold only 24% of the STEM or IT positions? Some beginnings of what to do about it! In her Day 2 Keynote at 17th Cloud Expo, Sandy Ca...
IoT is at the core or many Digital Transformation initiatives with the goal of re-inventing a company's business model. We all agree that collecting relevant IoT data will result in massive amounts of data needing to be stored. However, with the rapid development of IoT devices and ongoing business model transformation, we are not able to predict the volume and growth of IoT data. And with the lack of IoT history, traditional methods of IT and infrastructure planning based on the past do not app...
WebRTC services have already permeated corporate communications in the form of videoconferencing solutions. However, WebRTC has the potential of going beyond and catalyzing a new class of services providing more than calls with capabilities such as mass-scale real-time media broadcasting, enriched and augmented video, person-to-machine and machine-to-machine communications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Luis Lopez, CEO of Kurento, introduced the technologies required for implementing these idea...
Why do your mobile transformations need to happen today? Mobile is the strategy that enterprise transformation centers on to drive customer engagement. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Woods, Director, Mobile Product & Strategy – Adobe Marketing Cloud, covered key IoT and mobile trends that are forcing mobile transformation, key components of a solid mobile strategy and explored how brands are effectively driving mobile change throughout the enterprise.
Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing and analyzing streaming data is the Lambda Architecture, represent...
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform and how we integrate our thinking to solve complicated problems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and sh...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IoT Now has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. IoT Now explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs, and it passes on some lessons learned from those who have taken the first steps in next-gen IoT services.
SYS-CON Events announced today that WineSOFT will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Based in Seoul and Irvine, WineSOFT is an innovative software house focusing on internet infrastructure solutions. The venture started as a bootstrap start-up in 2010 by focusing on making the internet faster and more powerful. WineSOFT’s knowledge is based on the expertise of TCP/IP, VPN, SSL, peer-to-peer, mob...
As organizations realize the scope of the Internet of Things, gaining key insights from Big Data, through the use of advanced analytics, becomes crucial. However, IoT also creates the need for petabyte scale storage of data from millions of devices. A new type of Storage is required which seamlessly integrates robust data analytics with massive scale. These storage systems will act as “smart systems” provide in-place analytics that speed discovery and enable businesses to quickly derive meaningf...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, discussed the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports.
SYS-CON Media announced today that @WebRTCSummit Blog, the largest WebRTC resource in the world, has been launched. @WebRTCSummit Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors than any other publication. @WebRTCSummit Blog can be bookmarked ▸ Here @WebRTCSummit conference site can be bookmarked ▸ Here
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
With billions of sensors deployed worldwide, the amount of machine-generated data will soon exceed what our networks can handle. But consumers and businesses will expect seamless experiences and real-time responsiveness. What does this mean for IoT devices and the infrastructure that supports them? More of the data will need to be handled at - or closer to - the devices themselves.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dataloop.IO, an innovator in cloud IT-monitoring whose products help organizations save time and money, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dataloop.IO is an emerging software company on the cutting edge of major IT-infrastructure trends including cloud computing and microservices. The company, founded in the UK but now based in San Fran...