Accenture to Buy Imaginea


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to acquire Imaginea, a Mountain View, Calif.,-based cloud native product and platform engineering firm.

The amount of the deal, whose completion is subject to customary closing conditions, was not disclosed.

The acquisition adds approximately 1,350 cloud professionals to Accenture, bringing a highly skilled, cloud native, full stack engineering team with cloud data and cloud modernization skills across multiple platforms from Amazon Web Services, Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

The company will further enhance the global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First. Powered by 70,000 cloud professionals, and a $3 billion investment over the next three years, the Accenture Cloud First group brings together cloud expertise, industry cloud solutions, ecosystem partner capabilities, and assets that help clients across every industry become “cloud-first” businesses.

Led by Vijay Pullur, Imaginea enables companies to drive innovation through technologies to transform their businesses digitally and capture new opportunities.

Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., with offices in London and throughout India, the company uses its product and platform engineering skills and leads with a design-thinking approach steeped in innovation. The company currently advises more than 200 global clients to deliver cloud-first transformations.