logo
  

Accenture Agrees To Acquire Cloud Sherpas; Terms Not Disclosed

Accenture (ACN) Tuesday said it has entered into an agreement to acquire Cloud Sherpas, a leader in cloud advisory and technology services specializing in Google, Salesforce and ServiceNow. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

The move will further strengthen Accenture's position as the leading enterprise cloud services provider. It will also enhance its ability to provide clients with unparalleled cloud strategy, technology consulting, and cloud application implementation, integration and management services.

Following the completion of the acquisition, more than 1,100 professionals from Cloud Sherpas are expected to join the newly created Accenture Cloud First Applications team.

This team will deliver cloud services for Google, NetSuite, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Workday and other "pure play" technologies.

Combining with Cloud Sherpas will further expand Accenture's ability to create differentiated cloud services across leading and emerging application platforms.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it now intends to review only a small subset of new emergency use authorization or EUA requests for diagnostic tests. As per an updated COVID-19 test policy with a view to ensure continued access to tests, the regulator further urged developers of all test types seeking marketing authorization to pursue traditional premarket review for most test types. Netflix, Inc. said it is adding a new feature to offer a more personalized mobile games experience on the platform. In a statement, Sophia Yang, Product Manager, Mobile Games, said the company is rolling out the ability to create game handles, with which members will be able to create a unique public username. This can be used across all Netflix games. General Motors Co. has delayed its plan to require employees to return to office many days a week until next year, reports said citing an internal memo signed by CEO Mary Barra. Last week, the company had announced that corporate workers would be required to return to respective offices at least three days a week, beginning later this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic eases.
Follow RTT