in brief Technology services group Capgemini today revealed it would likely pick up 75 new software testing consultants through an in-principle agreement to acquire Australian company Nu Solutions.
"Under the terms of the agreement, Nu Solutions' 75 testing
consultants in the company's Sydney and Melbourne offices will be
fully absorbed into Capgemini Australia, to form a dedicated
division branded Capgemini Testing Services," Capgemini said in a
Capgemini said that after the acquisition it would have 750 staff
supporting its local operations: 500 based in Australia and the
rest in other locations including India.
"There is increasing recognition among Australian organisations
about the importance of strategic software testing for
mission-critical applications. This acquisition will deliver skills
and infrastructure to meet this increasing need," said Paul
Thorley, Capgemini Australia's chief executive officer.