Press Release

Apps Associates Acquires Austin-Based SmartDog Services, LLC

Leader in cloud migration and managed services expands North American footprint, provides a deeper, more comprehensive Oracle service offering for customers in their journey to public, private and hybrid cloud environments


BOSTON, JUNE 4, 2019Apps Associates, an expert cloud migration and managed services provider, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Austin-based SmartDog Services (SmartDog), a leading provider of services that allows customers to take full advantage of their Oracle products.


With the acquisition, Apps Associates expands and strengthens its position as one of the largest Oracle-focused cloud migration and managed services companies in the U.S. It also brings additional resources to Oracle customers, who will benefit from an even deeper bench of global experts for Oracle application implementations, assessments, support and managed services capabilities, as well as leading proprietary systems and tools.


“SmartDog Services is a natural extension to our existing portfolio of services and solution and helps to expand our business with a meaningful footprint in the Central U.S. region,” said Adrian King, CEO at Apps Associates. “In addition to deep industry knowledge, our organizations share longstanding relationships with customers and partners, and we are now in an even better position to help them as they continue to support their existing systems and embark on migration to the cloud.”


“Apps Associates has a rich history of delivering long-term value for Oracle customers, and has a comprehensive service offering that we believe our customers really need,” said Scott Elequin, President of SmartDog Services. “Combining forces with Apps Associates will allow us to better serve these customers and will help us fulfill our mission and vision. In addition, our companies are both extremely customer-centric, and align from a cultural and philosophical perspective. This is a natural pairing that will benefit our employees, our customers and our partners.”

About Apps Associates

Apps Associates is the recognized industry leader for migrating and managing Oracle-to-the-Cloud. With thousands of engagements, Apps Associates brings the knowledge, flexibility and relentless customer-first focus companies rely upon to help them move to the cloud and solve their most strategic and complex business challenges. Acting as an extension of customers’ IT teams, Apps Associates delivers breadth of services and dependability along with unparalleled agility and ROI. Longstanding customers such as Brooks Automation, Hologic Inc., Sensata Technologies Inc., and Take Two Interactive Software Inc. turn to Apps Associates as their trusted partner for the management of critical business needs, providing strategic consulting and managed services for Oracle, Salesforce, integration, analytics and public, private or hybrid cloud infrastructure. To learn more about how Apps Associates has successfully migrated hundreds of Oracle application customers to the cloud, click here: https://www.appsassociates.com or follow Apps Associates on social media Twitter and LinkedIn.

About SmartDog Services

With over 25 years of experience, SmartDog Services specializes in optimizing the environments of customers to take full advantage of the Oracle products they already own. With a focus on E-Business Suite, Cloud ERP, cloud infrastructure, Oracle licensing, and managed services, SmartDog’s goal is to support customers in their journey from on-premise to the cloud. The company was founded in 1990 and now serves more than 200 EBS and Oracle SaaS ERP Cloud customers throughout North America.


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