Making a successful business acquisition

About Cision

The company:

Cision acquisition with prnewswireWith more than 100,000 customers and offices in nine countries, Cision is the leading provider of public relations and social software.

Committed to innovation the technology behind this company is impressive. Cision is continuously creating new tools, embracing trends, and leading the industry towards the future of PR and social media.

Cision headquarters are located in Chicago, United States, and the Global organization size is 1200 employees.

The situation a successful merger and acquisition:

On a mission to expand its services, Cision was in the process of acquiring another company – PR Newswire.

With the goal set for a smooth transition, the challenge became complex with a large volume of users with different messaging systems.

As communication and data are essential for public relations, they were looking for a solution with the highest data fidelity and the lowest downtime.

Cloudiway solution to make a smooth transition:

Cloudiway stands out to be the best solution on the market to migrate to Office 365.

Easy to use, with no impact on day-to-day operations, the solution is delivered quickly with good support.

No need for additional training or specialized staff. Cloudiway email migration platform provides a range of flexible options to ensure the best results.

You can choose to include or exclude notes, tasks, and trash during the migration process and the coexistence option allows free/busy calendar information to keep the everyday business running.

Clear benefits to improve business collaboration:

  • Nothing to install, an online platform powered by Microsoft Azure
  • Complete range of solutions to requirements
  • Ease to perform large-scale migrations of thousands of users
  • Full interoperability between Google and Office 365 calendar
  • Option zero business downtime
  • Maximize the migration speed
  • High data fidelity


Customer Feedback:

Cloudiway solution was an important key to our success during the acquisition process. We migrated more than 1700 users from Gmail to O365 at lightning speed. Cloudiway is also a great partner when it comes to performance and support…

– Bill Callas, IT Project Manager, Cision®

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