Professional services company
, Cognizant, announced the acquisition of Brilliant Service, an intelligent products and solutions company
headquartered in Osaka, Japan for an undisclosed amount.
According to Cognizant, a team of 70 professionals with extensive digital solutions experience and insights in the Japanese market will join it, and the company will leverage Brilliant Service’s expertise in digital strategy, product design and engineering, IoT, and enterprise mobility. The acquisition will also give it the opportunity to further explore the Japanese market through Brilliant’s clientele.
“Products in every industry are becoming ‘smart’ with sensors, analytics, and new content. Intelligent products and solutions are key to building real-time businesses that can quickly respond to evolving customer and technology demands,” said Jayajyoti Sengupta, Head, Asia Pacific, Cognizant.
“Brilliant Service’s extensive experience in planning, implementing and managing smart and connected device solutions, together with their strong understanding of the regulatory requirements for the Japanese market, will complement our digital service offerings in Japan. This acquisition underscores our commitment to the Japanese market and expands our presence across Osaka and Tokyo.”
Brilliant Service claims to help enterprises build connected businesses by leveraging innovative smart device solutions. The company provides end-to-end Android/iOS applications, embedded software, user experience design and online-to-offline services to major corporations in Japan. The company caters to industries such as telecommunications, manufacturing, and consumer goods.
“By becoming a part of Cognizant, we can expand our capabilities to deliver integrated solutions to our customers and pursue growth opportunities,” said Yoshihiko Sugimoto, CEO, Brilliant Service.
“With our shared commitment to helping customers build more agile and innovative businesses, we look forward to delivering the benefits of an expanded pool of specialized skills, global experience, best-of-breed digital solutions, and industry-acclaimed best practices to our current and future customers.”