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Cognizant Acquires Brilliant Service, Intelligent Products and Solutions

By Ken Briodagh March 02, 2017

According to a recent announcement, Cognizant will acquire Brilliant Service, an intelligent products and solutions company headquartered in Osaka, Japan, specializing in digital strategy, product design and engineering, the Internet of Things (IoT), and enterprise mobility.

Founded in 2004, Brilliant Service helps organizations build connected businesses by leveraging innovative smart device solutions. The company provides end-to-end Android/iOS applications, embedded software, user experience design and online-to-offline services to major corporations in Japan seeking to create engaging customer experiences. Its client roster includes many of Japan's top telecommunications, manufacturing, and consumer goods companies.

“Products in every industry are becoming 'smart' with sensors, analytics, and new content. Intelligent products and solutions are key to building real-time businesses that can quickly respond to evolving customer and technology demands,” said Jayajyoti Sengupta, Asia Pacific Head, Cognizant. “Brilliant Service's extensive experience in planning, implementing and managing smart and connected device solutions, together with their strong understanding of the regulatory requirements for the Japanese market, will complement our digital service offerings in Japan. This acquisition underscores our commitment to the Japanese market and expands our presence across Osaka and Tokyo.”

As part of the acquisition, a team of 70 professionals with extensive digital solutions experience and insights in the Japanese market will join Cognizant. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“By becoming a part of Cognizant, we can expand our capabilities to deliver integrated solutions to our customers and pursue growth opportunities,” said Yoshihiko Sugimoto, CEO, Brilliant Service. “With our shared commitment to helping customers build more agile and innovative businesses, we look forward to delivering the benefits of an expanded pool of specialized skills, global experience, best-of-breed digital solutions, and industry-acclaimed best practices to our current and future customers.”




Edited by Alicia Young

Editorial Director

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