Press Release

Apps Associates Acquires New Hampshire-Based Strafford Technology

Leader in cloud migration and managed services strengthens Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) expertise, deepening support for Oracle customers’ journey to the cloud


BOSTON, February 4, 2020Apps Associates, an expert Oracle cloud migration and managed services provider, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire New Hampshire-based Strafford Technology (Strafford), a leading provider of technology consulting services for senior financial teams using Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. Strafford addresses a wide range of dynamic performance management challenges, enabling organizations to optimize planning, budgeting, tax and forecasting processes.


With the acquisition, Apps Associates addresses increased demand for support migrating and managing Oracle EPM and maximizing cloud computing ROI across the enterprise. The acquisition strengthens Apps Associates’ position as one of the largest Oracle-focused cloud migration and managed services companies in the United States.


"Strafford has decades of experience empowering finance organizations to drive meaningful improvements in efficiency, agility, accuracy and profitability," said Adrian King, CEO, Apps Associates. "Strafford is a natural enhancement to our existing portfolio of services and solutions. Together, we are committed to being the go-to resource for Oracle customers, no matter where they are in their cloud journey."


"Apps Associates has a rich history of delivering long-term value for Oracle customers,” said Adib Khartabil, Managing Partner, Strafford Technology. “Our companies share a customer-first mindset, and by joining with the Apps Associates team, we can better help our customers navigate the cloud, maximize performance, efficiency and ROI."


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., Edwards Vacuum 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/cloud-services, or follow Apps Associates on social media on Twitter and LinkedIn.


About Strafford

Strafford offers EPM consulting and technology services for finance teams looking to optimize budgeting, planning, consolidation, and reporting processes. Strafford helps organizations align their corporate strategy with the right technology and accelerates time to value for finance teams running Oracle EPM. Founded in 1995 and located in Londonderry NH, Strafford has worked with hundreds of clients in competitive verticals, including healthcare, life sciences and high tech.

Visit www.strafford.com to learn more.


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