IBM has purchased Taos Mountain LLC, a California-based cloud professional and managed services provider, from Bunker Hill Capital, a Boston-based private equity investor in lower middle market companies,.

“Taos adds the deep expertise, public cloud partnerships and innovative solutions needed to drive growth and adoption of IBM’s hybrid cloud platform throughout the Americas,” said John Granger, senior vice president, Cloud Application Innovation and chief operating officer, IBM Global Business Services. “The platform gives enterprises the freedom to choose from multiple providers to best meet their business and IT needs, and we are committed to helping our clients successfully navigate their open hybrid cloud journeys with those providers.”

Advisors to Bunker Hill Capital and Taos included Barclays Capital Inc., as investment banker, and Morgan Lewis & Bockius, as legal counsel.