In a Strategic Move, IBM Acquires 7Summits

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In a Strategic Move, IBM Acquires 7Summits

IBM has acquired 7Summits as part of its broader investment strategy. 7Summits is a leading Salesforce consultancy with more than a decade of delivering transformative digital experiences across industries. The acquisition extends IBM's portfolio of Salesforce services and experience design capabilities and further advances IBM's hybrid cloud and AI strategy.

"7Summits is part of a broader IBM investment strategy in services and ecosystem partnerships to enable our clients' digital transformations through hybrid cloud and AI," said Mark Foster, Senior Vice President, IBM Services. "Salesforce plays a critical role in transforming customer, employee and partner lifecycle processes into intelligent workflows that deliver accelerated business outcomes."

7Summits will boost IBM’s strategy consulting, experience design, and application development capacities across the Salesforce platform. IBM plans to continue expanding hiring, training and certifications to support key growth areas for Salesforce.

"Our partner ecosystem is a driving force of our growth, and the addition of 7Summits to IBM's fast-growing Salesforce business will provide even more value for our customers' digital transformations," said Tyler Prince, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Alliances and Channels, Salesforce. "The combination of both companies' Salesforce consulting and design capabilities will help businesses in any industry keep pace with rapidly changing customer expectations, helping them thrive in an increasingly digital world."

The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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