Feb 6, 2021 2:30:00 PM

Aspirant Acquires TASE Labs to Expand Microsoft Cloud and Digital Transformation Capabilities


Pittsburgh, PA, February 8, 2021 – Aspirant, a global management consulting and technology firm, announces that it has acquired TASE (Technical Architecture Solution Engineering) Labs, a firm providing Microsoft Azure architecture and Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions.

“TASE Labs adds critical Microsoft Cloud expertise to our Gold Partner-level mobile and web app development business and will be crucial in helping our clients through transition to the cloud environment,” said Mike McClaine, President of Aspirant. “This acquisition also underscores our strategic decision to align our Digital & Technology consulting practice tightly with Microsoft’s platforms and strategic direction.”


Aspirant VP Dean Campbell and TASE Labs Founder Michael Askins Discuss the Acquisition

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The TASE team will form a new Microsoft Cloud Solutions practice, expanding Aspirant’s digital transformation capabilities. This service area will specialize in a full suite of Microsoft enterprise services, including:

  1. Azure Infrastructure
  2. Modern Workplace (MWP)
  3. Data & A.I.
  4. Security



“I personally have a long history with this team and know they include some of the premier technologists in this space,” said Dean Campbell, Vice President, Digital & Technology Practice. “Leveraging the TASE team—together with our partners at Microsoft—will enable us to support our clients’ nearly ubiquitous need for innovative, strategic guidance in the execution of Cloud and Modern Workplace technologies.”

TASE Labs Founder and CTO Michael Askins will join Aspirant as Director, Microsoft Cloud Solutions and report to Dean Campbell. TASE Labs’ other full-time employees will follow Michael to Aspirant, rounding out the Microsoft Cloud Solutions delivery team.

“This acquisition will add tremendous value not only for TASE Labs clients but also for any organization looking for technical, migration, and support services,” said Michael Askins, Founder of TASE Labs. “TASE is built upon a belief that our clients’ experience should be personalized to their company needs. We bring that approach to every engagement, from fast migration strategy and tooling to a long-term collaborative strategy and vision projects. I’m excited to collaborate with Dean and the team to make TASE Labs a catalyst for Aspirant as they grow and expand in the region.”



Aspirant is an innovative, values-driven global management consulting and technology firm. We utilize integrated expertise to drive business strategy and transformation across Organizational Effectiveness, Marketing & Innovation, Operations, Technology, Digital, and Program and Project Leadership. We are differentiated by our lean teams of experienced consultants, our innovative model fueled by leading-edge technology, our close partnerships with clients, and our commitment to client capability and sustained success. In addition, we are dedicated to raising awareness of and helping prevent domestic abuse through the Connection of Hope campaign.



TASE Labs (Technical Architecture Solution Engineering) goes beyond the traditional consultant-client relationship by putting project success in the forefront. Our unique, technology-first approach with Architect-on-Demand (AoD) solutions focuses on delivering technical and project success, supplying the expertise while enabling your team to succeed. Our core offerings are providing technical architectures that will align with best practices and technical need, migration, and support services. As a Microsoft Partner with competencies in Cloud Platform and App Development, we are your Architect-on-Demand.


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John Conroy

Aspirant partners with business leaders to implement practical solutions to their most critical strategic, technological, and talent-related challenges. Our collaborative teams apply industry and functional expertise to help clients achieve sustainable results. We also strive to make a meaningful impact in the community by raising awareness of domestic violence and supporting victims through our Connection of Hope program.

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