By Acquiring Nexient, NTT DATA Is Growing its Application Development

NTT DATA Services has entered an agreement to acquire Nexient, a cloud-native company that will expand NTT DATA’s differentiating transformation, modernization and cloud app development experience. Nexient will serve as a scalable anchor for NTT DATA’s Application Development & Modernization practice, adding user-centric full stack product development capabilities and speeding the ability to offer digital transformation services to clients, including digital product strategy, product design and development, and platform transformation.

Nexient brings product mindset and agile software development talent to NTT DATA’s clients. Its U.S.-based delivery complements NTT DATA’s global delivery, providing a differentiator by ensuring clients have easy access to delivery-center based, agile, product teams in NTT DATA Services’ largest market. NTT DATA will continue to partner with global clients and deliver solutions from its global delivery network to meet their needs.

Nexient will become part of a global IT services provider with vast resources. Its clients will benefit from access to global R&D and ongoing investments in digital transformation services, and its employees will have access to expanded career opportunities.

Nexient supports NTT DATA’s strategy to be the preferred digital partner in the market by providing proactive innovation, thought leadership and delivery excellence to help clients succeed by expanding the scale and scope of NTT DATA’s Digital Application Development & Modernization services.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval and is expected to close next month.