International Business Machines announced today that it will acquire Finland-based startup, Nordcloud, a European leader in cloud implementation, application transformation and managed services. The deal will strengthen IBM’s cloud migration and transformation capabilities. IBM (IBM) believes that the acquisition of Nordcloud “adds the kind of deep expertise that will drive our clients' digital transformations as well as support the further adoption of IBM's hybrid cloud platform." "Nordcloud's cloud-native tools, methodologies and talent send a strong signal that IBM is committed to deliver our clients' successful journey to cloud,” John Granger, Senior Vice President, Cloud Application Innovation and Chief Operating Officer, IBM Global Business Services, added.