CSPs, Mergers and Acquisitions

Accenture Acquires Workday Cloud Consulting Provider

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is acquiring DayNine, a cloud consulting firm focused on Workday (NYSE: WDAY) SaaS deployments. The deal is the latest in a growing list of Accenture buyouts focused on SaaS platforms like Workday, Google Apps for Work, ServiceNow and more.

Accenture essentially gains 400 DayNine professionals with 1,250 Workday certifications. They will join Accenture's  existing Workday group working within the Accenture Cloud First Applications team. DayNine CEO and co-founder Tim Ramos will lead the combined group.

Founded in 2009, DayNine is headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif. The company has 14 additional offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Accenture has acquired multiple SaaS and cloud consulting firms over the past few years. Major buyouts have included Cloud Sherpas, New Energy Group, CRMWaypoint, Tquila UK and ClientHouse.

Terms of the DayNine acquisition were not disclosed. Completion of the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, the company added.

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Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.