Cognizant Acquires Japan’s Brilliant Service


IT services company Cognizant today said it has assimilated Japanese company Brilliant Service Co for an undisclosed amount.
“As part of the acquisition, a team of 70 professionals with wide digital solutions experience and insights in the Japanese market will join Cognizant,” Cognizant stated.
Headquartered in Osaka, Brilliant is a yields and solutions company that specializes in digital strategy, product design and engineering, the Internet of Things (IoT), and enterprise mobility.
Founded in 2004, Brilliant offers end-to-end Android/iOS applications, embedded software, user experience design and online-to-offline services to key corporations in Japan across industries like telecommunications, manufacturing, and consumer goods.
“Products in every business are fetching smart with sensors, analytics, and new content. Intelligent services and products are key to edifice real-time businesses that can quickly respond to evolving customer and technology demands,” Cognizant Asia-Pacific Head Jayajyoti Sengupta told.
Brilliant Service’s extensive experience in implementing and planning, managing smart and connected device solutions, together with their strong empathetic of the regulatory requirements for the Japanese market, will complement Cognizant’s digital service offerings in Japan, he expressed.
Cognizant has two offices in Tokyo and Osaka in Japan and employs over 400 people. While the company does not offer break-up of revenue numbers from the Japanese region, Indian IT businesses get about 2 percent of their revenues from the Japanese market.
“By becoming part of Cognizant, we can surge our capabilities to deliver integrated solutions to our customers and follow growth opportunities,” Yoshihiko Sugimoto, CEO at Brilliant Service added.

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