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Savvis Buys Outsourcing Business Of Ciber

Savvis, a cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions provider, said it will purchase the IT outsourcing business of global IT consulting company Ciber for $7 million, plus future payments based on earnings through this year.

The assets purchased include infrastructure, client and vendor relationships, technology, and facilities in several countries. Savvis will also hire about 750 workers who currently support Ciber’s global outsourcing business.

Savvis, a division of telecommunications company CenturyLink, plans to provide outsourcing customers with support, including cloud services.


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