IT consulting firm Cognizant will acquire SaaSfocus, a privately-held consulting firm specializing in Salesforce Platform for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018.
SaaSfocus is Salesforce Platinum consulting partners in the Asia-Pacific region with operations across australia and India. The acquisition will expand Cognizant's end-to-end digital transformation services and Salesforce cloud capabilities in these growing markets.
Cognizant is a Salesforce Global Strategic partner and has one of the largest rosters of Salesforce-certified consultants in the world. With this acquisition over 350 SaaSfocus consultants, with domain expertise in the financial services, insurance, manufacturing and automotive industries, will become part of Cognizant's Salesforce practice.
“This acquisition of a respected and successful Salesforce specialist underlines our commitment to helping clients in Australia and India digitally transform their businesses and reshape the way they interact with their customers,” said Jayajyoti Sengupta, Head of APAC at Cognizant.
“Customer relationship and service management systems are at the core of our clients' digital strategies. We look forward to welcoming the SaaSfocus team to Cognizant and combining our strengths to create new transformative digital solutions for our clients,” he added.
SaaSfocus, founded in 2009, is a specialized technology consulting firm that work with blue-chip customers across the financial services, insurance, manufacturing, and automotive industries by leveraging the Salesforce Platform. SaaSfocus has implemented more than 1,500 Salesforce projects.