Persistent Systems acquisition of Akumina strengthens ecosystem for digital transformation

Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT) said it has announced the acquisition of the digital content management solutions business of Akumina, maker of InterChange, an innovative software platform that optimizes user experiences for digital businesses using Microsoft SharePoint.

Persistent also announced a strategic partnership and investment in Akumina, strengthening its Partner Ecosystem for Digital Transformation.

“Digital content has exploded in all forms across enterprises and technologies for managing such content are at the core of marketing led digital transformation,” said Mike Stipe, Senior Vice President at Persistent. “Integral to those transformations is user experience that makes searching and managing enterprise content easy and effective. Akumina´s content management experts joining Persistent will enhance our ability to build disruptive experiences and innovative solutions for CMO led transformations for enterprises.”

The SharePoint ecosystem represents more than USD12B in spending annually, making it vital to any business looking to guide their clients in transforming their organization into a truly digital business. With this relationship with Akumina and the recent acquisition of RGEN Solutions, Persistent Systems continues to strengthen its ability to assist clients in their digital transformation using Microsoft technologies.

Persistent Systems builds software that drives the business of our customers; enterprises and software product companies with software at the core of their digital transformation.

Akumina builds a software platform to transform the way the world works with Microsoft SharePoint and its data, creating a transformative digital experience for business users, consumers, designers and developers.