US-listed super-integrator Cognizant's acquisition of London-based consulting firm Contino adds circa 350 employees worldwide and boosts its presence in the United States and Australia as well as the UK.
The privately-held business supports around 2,000 global clients as they seek to accelerate their digital transformations.
Contino is a global premier partner with Amazon Web Services and boasts expertise in Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Its client list includes major brands such as Adidas, Barclays, Dow Jones, Lloyds Bank, Morgan Stanley and Vodafone.
"Joining Cognizant enables us to expand and scale our offerings globally and provide a richer portfolio of cloud strategy and engineering capabilities," said Matt Farmer, co-founder and CEO of Contino.
"Our focus has always been on supporting the enterprise and their transformation using the Squad Model. With this approach, we support our enterprise clients at every step, from engineering through to