9. NTT Data
Company acquired: Perot Systems
Head count: 28,000 employees
Annual revenue: $8.4 billion
Purchase price: $3.05 billion
Date of announcement: March 28, 2016
Expected to Close: Before October 2016
Tokyo-based solution provider NTT Data bought Dell Services business Perot Systems, based in Round Rock, Texas, to expand its global footprint and increase its focus around infrastructure services, cloud services, application services and business process outsourcing (BPO), according to the company.
NTT reported that acquiring the part of Dell Services, No. 9 on the CRN SP 500 -- is going to expand NTT's BPO capabilities around health care and insurance, give it access to data centers in the U.S., U.K. and Australia, and improve its next-generation application and business process services.
Perot will continue to operate under the leadership of Suresh Vaswani, president of Dell Services, until the transaction closes.