NTT DATA Announces Intent To Acquire Apisero To Enhance MuleSoft Data Integration Capabilities


NTT DATA, a digital business and IT services leader, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Apisero, a leading global MuleSoft consulting firm. The acquisition supports NTT DATA’s strategy to be the preferred digital innovation partner in the market providing clients end-to-end cloud and data and engineering capabilities. and adds approximately 2,100 global resources.

“Apisero’s leading expertise with MuleSoft, along with its wider Salesforce ecosystem capabilities, helps us expand modern data and cloud integration expertise as we enable impactful digital transformation for our clients,” said Wayne Busch, Group President, Consulting and Digital Transformation, NTT DATA Services.

“We continue to scale our digital transformation business. With other recent investments including Nexient, Vectorform, Postlight and now Apisero, we can offer our clients full end-to-end capabilities to help them achieve their business goals.”   

“Since inception, Apisero has been deeply rooted in its commitment to the success of our clients, independent software vendors, partners, and employees,” said Vijay Rao, CEO, Apisero. “Combining this commitment with NTT DATA’s global platform provides an incredible opportunity to drive enhanced capability and digital transformation to a broader portfolio of enterprise clients. We are excited to join NTT DATA and look forward to this new phase of our growth journey.”  

Apisero will bring over 1,500 certified MuleSoft consultants and 500 Salesforce consultants to NTT DATA’s digital transformation services team. In addition, Apisero provides full lifecycle support for MuleSoft including API and application design to implementation, management and support to help organizations overcome the challenges associated with unlocking siloed data, merging disparate data, and merging fragmented business applications.  

“In today’s digital economy, our customers expect seamless digitalization at scale for their businesses across the globe,” said Brent Hayward, CEO, MuleSoft. “Aligning Apisero’s niched expertise with NTT DATA’s global footprint will deliver increased product adoption and client success for MuleSoft and the broader Salesforce ecosystem.”  

Apisero clients and employees will benefit from access to NTT DATA’s powerhouse of innovation resources and broader digital transformation capabilities including a $3.6 billion average annual R&D investment. NTT DATA recently announced the launch of 6 innovation centers across the globe to focus on bringing advanced technologies to clients with an Innovation Studio co-located in Plano, TX.