Accenture acquires Germany-based SevericeNow expert solid-serVision

27 January 2017 Consultancy.uk

Accenture has acquired Germany-based SevericeNow provider solid-serVision for an undisclosed sum. The addition boosts the firm's presence in the German, and wider European, ServiceNow space. The acquisition adds more than 100 experts in the area of consulting, implementation and testing, as well as key training capacity for its wider global network of professionals.

solid-serVision is a Germany-based consulting and system integration firm, focused on the ServiceNow market across Europe. The firm, which was founded in 2011, has quickly grown to more than 100 staff, holding more than 130 ServiceNow certifications among them. The team, which is headquartered in Dresden, was awarded the 2016 highest customer score among ServiceNow partners.

The acquisition boosts Accenture’s capabilities further in the area of cloud strategy, implementation, migration, integration and management. The addition of the additional staff in Germany, the largest concentration of ServiceNow professionals in the country, boosts its footprint in Germany, and across Europe more widely in the ServiceNow industry. In addition, the firm adds a key ServiceNow Training Provider in Europe to its capacity.

Accenture acquires Germany-based SevericeNow solid-serVision

Jack Sepple, senior managing director, Accenture Cloud and Accenture Operations group technology officer says, “Our clients are eager to adopt As-a-Service operating models as they fuel their innovation through cloud. Accenture’s Cloud First approach enables us to offer clients the latest capabilities for an easier and more efficient path to cloud adoption. This acquisition is the latest in a series of significant investments we’ve made in our cloud business to help our customers on their journey to cloud.”

Tilo Steinmeier, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of solid-serVision, says “solid-serVision’ focus has always been delivery of excellence by having the exceptional technical and consulting skills and broad experience needed to leverage the cloud with the most complex customer demands in IT and non-IT. Combining solid-serVision and Accenture capabilities will bring unparalleled quality and scale to our clients when implementing ServiceNow and solve their IT business challenges more rapidly.”

Recent cloud additions

The firm has made an a number of acquisitions in its cloud capacity, late last year adding ServiceNow specialist Nashco Consulting, with prior acquisition in the space including the New Energy Group, adding 450 experts in Salesforce.com, and consultancy Daynine, adding more than 400 workday professionals and 1,200 Workday certificates. In 2015 the firm picked up Cloud Sherpas, expanding the firm’s Salesforce.com expertise.

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