Cognizant purchases Pepperweed Advisors

Cognizant, a provider of consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Pepperweed Advisors, the IT consulting services division of Pepperweed Consulting.
Pepperweed Advisors uses its proprietary best practice process models and software to act as a trusted advisor to IT leaders requiring vendor-neutral advice regarding optimal alignment of IT and business process flows.
The deal brings to Cognizant’s IT Infrastructure Services (IT IS) practice a strategic consulting capability in two areas – IT Service Management and IT Asset Management – along with seasoned consulting talent and significant intellectual property, including well defined ITIL-based processes, tools, and frameworks.