Amazon Web Services have announced that an agreement has been signed with NICE to acquire the company. NICE is known for High Performance and Technical Computing solutions. NICE deals in comprehensive Grid & Cloud Solutions (already running on AWS), which are their high-in-demand solutions in different sectors such as aerospace, industrial, energy, and utilities.
So far, financial disclosures are not announced but the brand name of NICE will remain as is. There will also be no change in the team as well. Now, the NICE team will work with AWS team to develop and support EngineFrame and Desktop Cloud Visualization products. Both teams will work together to develop better solutions while improving the existing solutions and services.
AWS says that the existing NICE clients do not need to worry about the support and services because NICE team, which is now backed by the AWS support team, will ensure that all existing and new clients get the top-class support and services. The deal has not yet been closed but it is expected to be finalized in the first quarter of 2016.
We all know AWS is growing fast. Very fast. This acquisition makes one thing clear: AWS will keep growing, both by innovation from within and by acquiring other companies.
Have a look at the Youtube channel to get an impression of NICE: https://www.youtube.com/user/nicesoftware