“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. Salesforce plays a critical role in transforming customer, employee and partner lifecycle processes into intelligent workflows that deliver accelerated business outcomes,” said Mark Foster, Senior Vice President, IBM Services.
IBM being a strategic partner of Salesforce claims the acquisition of 7Summits is a continual investment in Salesforce services to meet its rising client demand for experience-led business transformation and new customer engagement strategies backed by data, AI, and machine learning.
“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. 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 said Tyler Prince, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Alliances and Channels, Salesforce.
As announced, 7Summits solves business problems by designing and developing innovative digital experiences that puts customers, employees, and partners at the core as well as leveraging the latest Salesforce solutions to build intuitive, intelligent and connected experiences that translate to business results.
“Joining the IBM family, which shares our values-driven culture, allows 7Summits to position our offerings at a global scale. Together, we’ll deliver more business value for our collective clients through AI-powered solutions that deliver Intelligent Experiences at speed, while delighting engaged audiences,” said Paul Stillmank, CEO of 7Summits.
IBM believes 7Summits will boost its strategy consulting, experience design and application development capabilities across the Salesforce platform.
The financial details for the acquisition were not disclosed.