—CT News Bureau

Chennai, Nov 28: Chennai-based Cloud computing firm 8K Miles has acquired US-based SERJ Solutions for around Rs 16 crore to step up its presence in the healthcare market.

SERJ Solutions, is a provider of Epic EHR consulting, custom application development, and support solutions for the healthcare market.

The acquisition will help 8K Miles to serve hospitals and healthcare providers by providing the industry’s first end-to-end Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings targeted at the vertical.

Commenting on the deal, 8K Miles Founder Chairman and Chief Executive Suresh Venkatachari said, “This acquisition will allow us to create a compelling suite of cost effective hosted SaaS offerings for the healthcare vertical. This will enable organizations to dramatically improve operating margins in a short period of time, and use the capital to focus on patient care.”

8K Miles that has a registered office in Chennai, is a preferred partner of Amazon Web Services, and is a certified lab partner for the US government programs.