Accenture announced on 15th of September the aquisition of Cloud Sherpas, a firm that specializes in helping companies incorporate cloud services like Salesforce.com, Google Apps for Work and ServiceNow into the enterprise.
Cloud Sherpas brings strong Salesforce integration experience as well as Google Apps for Work knowhow as Google’s largest consulting partner and ServiceNow, a company that Accenture is seeing embedded in an increasing number of enterprise processes where service is a key component.
Cloud Sherpas, has been around since 2007 and has grown into a worldwide consultancy with over 1100 employees, who will now be part of Accenture. As soon as the deal closes, they will join the newly created Accenture Cloud First Applications team.
Read more on Accentures Newsroom: https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-to-acquire-cloud-sherpas-accelerating-its-cloud-first-agenda.htm
Techcrunch article: http://techcrunch.com/2015/09/15/accenture-acquires-cloud-sherpas-to-ehnance-cloud-consulting-chops-especially-around-salesforce-com/