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Qarik Group enhances Modernization - Transformation Business with the acquisition of Stark & Wayne

Updated: Apr 30

NEW YORK, September 1, 2021 -- Qarik Group LLC announced today the acquisition of Stark & Wayne, a Buffalo, NY based enterprise cloud native platform technology consulting firm.

Stark & Wayne, established in 2011, works primarily with Fortune 500 companies to 

  • Migrate, operate, extend, integrate, and support Cloud Foundry platforms (both Pivotal and Open Source)

  • Assess, advise, and assist application workloads to cloud native platform readiness.

  • Modernize application development for cloud native platforms.

"We are excited to welcome Stark & Wayne to the Qarik family. This is a natural fit to our “Modernize and Transform” focus and positions Qarik to better serve our clients as they accelerate their modernization journeys."

Brian and Wayne Seguin, Chief Operating and Technology Officer at Stark & Wayne, commented: “We look forward to meaningfully expanding our service offering to our existing and future clients by leveraging the experience and expertise that Qarik has built. Partnering with Qarik gives us the ability to bring scale, additional resources, and complementary expertise to our clients.”

Stark & Wayne has 25 employees with their primary office located in Buffalo, New York.  

The acquisition closed effective September 1, 2021.

About Stark & Wayne

Stark & Wayne (S&W) is a leading cloud-native platform consulting firm, offering design, implementation, and operations services, enabling enterprises to operate highly available and extensible platforms on their chosen infrastructure. Clients profit from S&W’s vast breadth and depth of expertise spanning platforms, services, infrastructures, and approach to problem-solving. S&W’s recognized expertise in Cloud Foundry, BOSH, Kubernetes, and Docker affords clients a significant competitive edge in time-to-market and operational readiness. 

Stark & Wayne becoming a part of Qarik is a natural extension of our Cloud Native practices enabling Stark & Wayne to provide holistic Cloud Native Transformation capabilities. Stark & Wayne in concert with Qarik will continue expanding and enhancing its Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes practices. This means better offerings for migrations, transformations, support, and triage of Cloud Native platforms.

About Qarik Group

Qarik Group, headquartered in New York, was started in 2019 by a team of Wall Street and Google executives and partnered with Chicago based investment firm, PEAK6. The team is anchored by a number of senior Google Cloud engineers, solution architects and developers.

 The consulting and services firm is focused on solving complex business challenges with Cloud technology and tools for some of the world’s largest companies using experience and expertise.

Qarik is a Google Premier Partner, working with them on some of their largest engagements, as well as partnering with Microsoft, AWS and Intel.

In addition to the US headquarters, Qarik has built a world class development, engineering, and data science hub based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and they currently employ 50+ professionals worldwide.

Press contact: 

Claire McIntyre



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