Cognizant’s Digital Transformation Portfolio to Broaden in India and Australia
Cognizant announced that it has agreed to acquire SaaSfocus, a private consulting firm that specializes in digital transformation and leverages the Salesforce Platform. This transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, with certain closing conditions.
SaaSfocus is one of the largest independent Salesforce Platinum consulting partners in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) that operates across India and Australia. This acquisition will contribute towards expanding Cognizant’s end-to-end digital transformation capabilities and also include Salesforce cloud capabilities within the growing APAC market.
Amit Choudhary, Partner and ANZ CEO of SaaSfocus said, “Cognizant’s global delivery footprint, digital expertise and unique culture of innovation and empowerment made it a natural fit for SaaSfocus. Combining Cognizant’s global capabilities, deep domain expertise and digital solutions with SaaSfocus’s specialized Salesforce consulting competencies will help us accelerate our clients’ digital transformation journeys and create global opportunities for our employees.”
Cognizant happens to be a Salesforce Global Strategic Partner and also has one of the largest listings for Salesforce-certified consultants all over the world. More than 350 SaaSfocus consultants that are deeply focused in various domains of finance, manufacturing, insurance and automotive industries are set to become a part of Cognizant’s Salesforce practice. Cognizant also offers a large platform range of Salesforce solutions that have a record of delivering and planning complex, multinational projects that involve data integration and associated change management processes.
Jayajyoti Sengupta, Head of APAC at Cognizant says, “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. 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.”
Mark Innes, Executive Vice President of APAC, at Salesforce said, “As the global leader in CRM, Salesforce has well established and successful relationships with both Cognizant and SaaSfocus and we look forward to continuing our work with mutual clients in India, Australia and around the world.”
SaaSfocus was founded in the year 2009 and is a leading technology consulting firm which assists blue-chip customers all across sectors of finance and insurance by achieving digital transformation goals that focus on leveraging the Salesforce platform.
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