Netlease, the Microsoft solutions specialist, strengthens the Microsoft 365 department at Easi. 

With more than 10 years in Microsoft expertise, Flemish company Netlease is at the forefront of digital collaboration with Teams, SharePoint, Power and Intranet. Netlease has around 15 employees and the head office is located in Melle, East Flanders. Their turnover amounts to 1.2 million euros. 

Netlease Acquisition

Growth acceleration of strategic Microsoft business

"Microsoft is a strategic business for Easi", begins Philippe Poupeleer, Head of the Microsoft Business Unit at Easi. "This acquisition therefore fits perfectly within our growth ambitions in Microsoft whereby our strong internal growth will be further strengthened by external growth." 

"Netlease means an additional injection of more than 10 years of expertise in the Microsoft ecosystem," adds Philippe Poupeleer. "And a significant expansion of our team of Microsoft specialists, which gives us even more power. Together with Direct, a specialist in proactive management of Microsoft environments, this is already the second acquisition in a short period with which we are further strengthening our comprehensive '360° approach to Microsoft 365' for our customers.

"With these acquisitions, we are also further anchor our position in East and West Flanders," comments Easi CEO Thomas Van Eeckhout.


"For me, the important thing in this story is that from the very first discussions it became clear that we were on the same wavelength in terms of company culture and values", Thomas Van Eeckhout continues "Just like at Easi, the customers and employees are also central at Netlease".

Founder and co-CEO Tom Hoogewijs confirms: "In Easi, we have found the ideal party to take our customers and employees to the next level. As 8x n°1 Best Workplace, they offer the best possible environment for our employees to develop further and at the same time attract new talent in this 'war on talent'."

"For our customers, too, this means a big step forward," adds founder and co-CEO Frederik De Clercq. "They benefit from Easi's complementary Microsfot expertise in Azure, security, PowerBI, etc." "In addition, we will combine our investments in EasiTouch and ReadyNet, Easi's and Netlease's intranet solutions respectively, to form the ideal intranet solution."

"It is clear that with a strong partner like Easi, we are securing both the future of Netlease and strengthening its growth," concludes Frederik De Clercq.  "It is therefore no surprise that Tom and Frederik (Netlease CEO) are staying on board to shape this bright future with us." Concludes Philippe Poupeleer.