MONTREAL, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Groupe Conseil OSI is pleased to announce the acquisition of 6i Solution, an application development centre for new technologies located in Trois-Rivières. Among the five largest IT consulting firms in Quebec, Groupe Conseil OSI has now increased its workforce to over 750 professionals in the province.
6i Solution has developed renowned expertise that will allow Groupe Conseil OSI to break into the U.S. market while increasing its remote delivery capability (nearshoring). The company therefore plans to extend its application development and support practices, which will be based on three delivery sites: Montreal, Trois-Rivières and Quebec City.
"With the expansion of mobile technologies and cloud computing, solution development has become a must," said Mr. Louis Pratt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Conseil OSI. "This acquisition will allow us to keep growing and develop new markets with the intent to strengthen our position and become one of the largest IT firms in Quebec, providing solutions and consulting services," he added.
"This transaction offers an excellent growth opportunity to 6i Solution," said Francis Rondeau, Founder of 6i Solution. "We will be able to deploy our specific expertise and range of services to a larger spectrum of clients in Quebec, Canada and the United States," he added.
About Groupe Conseil OSI
Established in 1991, Groupe Conseil OSI is one of Quebec's largest IT consulting firms. With more than 750 professionals at its Montreal, Quebec City and Trois-Rivières offices, the company has forged an enviable reputation for integrity and know-how through the successful completion of numerous projects.
About 6i Solution
Established in 2008, 6i Solution is an application development centre for new technologies located in Trois-Rivières. It operates in two specifics areas: application management and consulting services. With its expertise, 6i Solution meets the needs of private companies of all sizes in Canada and the United States.
SOURCE: Groupe Conseil OSI Inc.
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