Press Room

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Microsoft recognizes CTO of Ensono for expertise in Microsoft products and services

Gordon McKenna, CTO of Public Cloud at Ensono, has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for the 17th straight year for his work as one of the world’s leading experts in Microsoft products and services. As CTO, McKenna leads clients on their cloud transformation journeys and helps organizations see success migrating to Microsoft Azure.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Ensono announced its renewal to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program. This designation highlights Ensono’s deep expertise in AWS and its ability to offer end-to-end AWS solutions and support for large enterprise and public sector clients at all stages of the cloud adoption journey.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

A new Ensono survey reveals a snapshot of the cloud services market and how the major public cloud providers can capitalize

Monday, June 21, 2021

Ensono continues to build its public sector expertise with the addition of former Georgia Chief Operating Officer

Ensono announced today that Dean Johnson joins Ensono as Senior Executive Government Advisor. In his role, Johnson will be responsible for accelerating the acquisition, growth and management of clients in Ensono’s State, Local and Education (SLED) vertical. Johnson aims to expand Ensono’s existing portfolio of services while extending its reach with key vendor partners and third-party advisors specific to the SLED practice area.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Ensono looks to experienced Technology Service expert Hannah Birch to accelerate growth in Europe.

Ensono announced today that Hannah Birch joins the company as General Manager (GM) and Deputy Managing Director for the European business. In this role, she will drive the European growth strategy as Ensono looks to leverage investment from new owner KKR and its recent acquisition of cloud native consultancy Amido.

Friday, June 4, 2021

KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Ensono, a leading hybrid IT services provider, today announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Ensono by KKR. Ensono provides a comprehensive suite of services that help enterprises manage, optimize and modernize their IT systems across mainframe, cloud and hybrid infrastructure.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Ensono looks to 20-year veteran David Twohy to drive North America sales growth

Ensono announced today that David Twohy joins Ensono as Senior Vice President (SVP) and General Manager of Strategic Accounts of North America Sales. As SVP, David will be responsible for expanding Ensono’s client base in North America and leading a team of client partners.  Dave will also lead the Ensono inside sales efforts and the initial expansion of a specialist organization. 

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Ensono, a leading hybrid IT services provider, has been named a leader across three quadrants in the 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Mainframe Services & Solutions U.S. report. Ensono was recognized for its deep knowledge around mainframe and modernization, flexibility in  allowing clients to shift workloads across varied service platforms, ability to help clients integrate their mainframes with cloud infrastructures and  partnerships with AWS and Microsoft Azure.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Ensono is proud to be honored as a 2021 IBM Geography Excellence Award winner for Top North America Service Business Partner of the Year. The IBM Geography Excellence Awards recognize Business Partners in each geography who strive for excellence and have demonstrated their ability to exceed expectations through business growth and innovation.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Ensono today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Tanya Wills, Senior Director, North America Channels and Alliances,  Rita Barry, Public Cloud Alliances Director, and Dena Marean, Strategic Alliance Manager, to the highly respected Women of the Channel list for 2021. This annual list recognizes the unique strengths, vision, and achievements of female leaders in the IT channel. Both Barry and Wills were also included in the Power 60 Solution Providers list, an elite subgroup of honorees chosen from the highly regarded Women of the Channel list.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Ensono hires Brito to advance solution selling, propelling North America growth

Ensono announced today that Mike Brito joins Ensono as vice president, solution architecture. In this role, Brito is responsible for advancing the design and delivery of Ensono’s solutions and leveraging that advancement to bolster Ensono’s growth.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
  • UK IT professionals rate security, governance and cost optimization as their top 3 concerns for their multi-cloud strategies.
  • Security, cost optimization and maintaining a positive end user experience were top concerns in the US.
  • Public cloud skills in Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure found to be the most common capabilities to have internally for UK and US companies.
  • Two-thirds of IT leaders said COVID-19 had either not affected, or had accelerated, their plans to migrate to a multi-cloud environment.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Exciting chapter begins for Ensono with a new investor to drive continued growth.

Ensono and KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that KKR has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ensono from Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners. The new investment follows multiple years of strong performance by Ensono, including robust growth in 2020 and its recently completed acquisition of Amido, a UK-based cloud native consultancy.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Ensono has announced its acquisition of Amido, a cloud-native consultancy based in the UK. The deal marks a turning point for Ensono which will bring cloud-native software engineering capabilities in-house. This will further extend Ensono’s ability to create and support client applications that are purpose-built in the cloud. With the addition of Amido, Ensono becomes one of the few companies capable of advising, transforming, and operating an enterprise’s entire IT estate across mainframe, private and public cloud.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Inc. magazine today revealed that Ensono is No. 126 on its 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. 

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Ensono offers fully managed service for Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop as Desktop as a Service market continues to boom

Ensono announced its Windows Virtual Desktop managed service, enabling clients to give their remote workforce a familiar desktop environment and access to applications through Microsoft’s cloud-based desktop as a service (DaaS) solution, fully supported by Ensono’s team of experts.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ensono to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. The list, released annually, recognizes the leading North American solution providers that have demonstrated innovative and forward-thinking approaches to managed services. These services help end users improve operational efficiencies and navigate the ongoing complexities of IT solutions, while maximizing their return on IT investments.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Ensono has earned the Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) advanced specialization, a validation of a partner’s deep knowledge, extensive experience and expertise in deplying, scaling and securing virtual desktop infrastructure on Azure.

Only partners that meet stringent criteria around customer success and staff skilling, as well as pass a third-party audit of their Windows Virtual Desktop technical practices, are able to earn the Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop advanced specialization.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Ensono announced today that Scott Clark will join Ensono as Vice President of Sales for the East region. Clark has more than 20 years of experience in the technology space. In his role as Vice President of Sales, Clark will be responsible for growing Ensono’s client base in the eastern region of North America.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Ensono has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status.  

The Cloud Verified designation indicates that a provider offers the complete VMware-based software defined data center infrastructure delivered as a service. VMware Cloud Verified partner services enable customers to achieve unmatched levels of consistency, performance and interoperability for both traditional or containerized enterprise applications and the confidence that the service is based on the most advanced VMware cloud technologies.