ICT vendor Fujitsu is set to take on Asia-Pacific’s largest independent ServiceNow consultancy, Enable Professional Services, in a move it says will strengthen its capabilities in service management consulting, consulting and service delivery.
Announcing Thuraday’s plans, Fujitsu Australia and Fujitsu Limited said the acquisition is continuing its approach to using M&A as a tool to support Fujitsu’s growth ambitions.
Prior to this, Fujitsu Australia acquired the data and AI-consultancy, Versor, and Microsoft-specialist, oobe.
Fujitsu said Enable Professional Services will operate as a stand-alone Fujitsu company for the foreseeable future, under the continued leadership of Bruce Hara., And will be rebranded as ‘Enable, a Fujitsu company’.
According to Fujitsu, by acquiring Enable Professional Services, it will gain “market-leading and award-winning expertise and experience to deliver ServiceNow consulting, consulting, and delivery services for customers across the region.”
“The company’s ServiceNow capabilities and digital transformation specialist skills will directly support Fujitsu’s portfolio transformation and strengthen future offerings for“ Business Applications, ”one of the seven Key Focus Areas (KFA) in under Fujitsu’s new global business brand Uvance. Enable Professional Services currently operates in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and India, ”the company said in a statement released this afternoon.
Nicholas Fraser, who manages Strategic Growth & Investments at Fujitsu Limited commented:
“M&A helps fulfill Fujitsu’s ambition to become a global leader in DX services. We are looking for opportunities to help Fujitsu diversify into digital technologies including AI, cybersecurity, or analytics, and develop world-class capabilities to engage clients in transformative business discussions, ” said Nicholas Fraser, who manages Strategic Growth & Investments at Fujitsu Limited.
Our investments also accelerate the realization of our Uvance vision. Our planned acquisition of Enable Professional Services represents an important milestone in this journey. “
Fujitsu said that Enable Professional Services – founded in 2014 – is an award -winning ServiceNow Elite partner that develops and implements industry -leading solutions that enhance the customer and employee experience, enabling businesses to create value quickly.
“With end-to-end ServiceNow offerings delivered by thought-provoking experts, innovative proprietary solutions, and a strong human culture, Enable Professional Services is at the forefront of accelerating digital transformation in the region.
“The company has been recognized with four awards at ServiceNow this year including Asia Pacific and Japan Elite Partner of the Year 2022, an award it has earned over the past three consecutive years for achieving overall excellence in certifications, satisfaction customer and ServiceNow growth pipeline, ”the statement said. Fujitsu.
Yoshinami Takahashi, EVP and Vice Head of Global Solution Business Group, Fujitsu Limited commented: “We are very excited in anticipation of accepting Enable Professional Services into the Fujitsu Group. Enable Professional Services capabilities in creating value in conjunction with Fujitsu’s expertise in integrating service and advanced technologies will play an important role in accelerating our strategy for Business Applications.
“Fujitsu’s vision for Uvance is centered on building new possibilities by connecting people, technology and ideas, creating a more sustainable world where anyone can advance their dreams. I am confident that this step will put us on a path to making this vision a reality. “
Graeme Beardsell, Executive Vice President and CEO, Fujitsu Asia-Pacific, said, “I am pleased that Fujitsu is investing in the growth of technology companies in Australia and helping them expand to a global reach. I look forward to welcoming Enable Professional Services to the Fujitsu family.
“Enable Professional Services is an amazing market force, demonstrating the value and depth of thinking and experience it offers for customers on the ServiceNow platform. Together, Fujitsu and Enable Professional Services will accelerate those our customers ’digital transformation, delivered through our combined in -depth industry experience and specialist team,” Beardsell concludes.
From an industry perspective, Fujitsu said this acquisition will accelerate its experience, depth, and customer base in many industries including manufacturing, financial services and telecommunications.
“The acquisition will actively stimulate growth opportunities for Enable Professional Services’ current capabilities in both local and global markets and provide industry -leading distinction in ServiceNow services for Fujitsu’s current customers in Asia-Pacific, “Fujtisu concluded.
Bruce Hara, Chief Executive Officer, Enable Professional Services Said, “Enable is always looking for opportunities to make life better for our customers and for our team. Joining Fujitsu seals both boxes, offers us new markets and geography, and significant size. In these opportunities, we know we can drive more market impact. So the future is exciting, and we’re ready to show the world what we can do as a Fujitsu company. “