Telecom Italia (TIM) has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire 100% of Noovle, a Milan-based cloud services company.

As a consultancy and system integration company that specializes in the supply of cloud projects and solutions, Noovle has grown to be a major partner of Google Cloud in the Italian market. This acquisition therefore, significantly extends TIM’s path with Google as it plans to create its own newco dedicated to cloud and edge computing services.

“We are happy to welcome Noovle into TIM’s Group. As the reference partner of Google Cloud in Italy, it will allow us to complete our expertise in this sector”, said Carlo D’Asaro Biondo, executive vice president for cloud project at TIM.

“With the synergies it will bring, we expect a significant acceleration on the supply front and strengthening of our position on the market. In welcoming Noovle’s professionals, I reflect on the ambitions of TIM’s Cloud project and look forward to the path we are going to take together”.

TIM further stated that this transaction will allow the expansion of its public, private and hybrid cloud services offer and strengthen service skills to accelerate business digitalization, including for SMEs, large industry, the Public Administration and healthcare.

“Noovle has always developed digital transformation projects by accompanying institutions and companies on their evolutionary path to connected and interoperable supply chains. We are proud to be part of such a wide-ranging innovative project”, said Paolo Vannuzzi, chief executive officer of Noovle.

Before the acquisition, Noovle is said to have been working on innovative technological solutions to improve services across various areas, such as the provision of virtual IT infrastructures, remote working, customer experience and Artificial Intelligence. The company also takes pride in its technical expertise with over one hundred professionals certified in the development of web and mobile applications based on the Google Cloud.