“We share a passion for innovation and look forward to our future at the heart of Cognizant’s new Microsoft Business Group.”

Jeff Tench, Global Head of Microsoft Business Group
(Formerly CEO, New Signature)

The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)—composed of New Signature, 10th Magnitude* and Cognizant associates—has a singular purpose; creating and accelerating cloud transformation for our clients.

The Microsoft Business Group is designed to reflect how clients think about their cloud transformation—from a technology-first perspective. Our experts meet our clients where they are and guide them on their journey toward becoming a digital business and optimizing that business over time. Our vehicle for that journey is NS:GO.

Our exclusive NS:GO program is the framework that combines a set of solutions and services that deliver against specific customer objectives. By utilizing Drivetrain™, a suite of intellectual property and tools to unleash cloud capability, the MBG delivers real change for our clients. Based on Microsoft’s own Cloud Adoption Framework, NS:GO guides customers to their customized suite of services and solutions and into operation quickly and efficiently. By leveraging this cloud-native approach, we can remove silos, move away from traditional thinking, and set you up to become a digital business.

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NS:GO - Our Exclusive Digital Operating Model

Learn More About Our Future as the Microsoft Business Group

Cognizant to Acquire 10th Magnitude

Cognizant announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Chicago based 10th Magnitude, a leading cloud specialist focused exclusively on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform. The acquisition will expand the Microsoft Azure expertise within Cognizant’s new Microsoft Business Group, adding development and managed services hubs in major cities throughout the U.S. 10th Magnitude will be Cognizant’s sixth cloud-related acquisition in 2020, highlighting Cognizant’s continued acceleration and execution of its cloud strategy.

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From the Desk of Jeff Tench – New Signature Officially Joins Cognizant as the Microsoft Business Group

As I look to the next the chapter with Cognizant, I couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity in front of us. What we have built at New Signature will be amplified exponentially with the power of Cognizant fueling our collective growth going forward. The commitment to digital bleeds through Cognizant’s growth agenda and it is something that has been, and will continue to be, core to our Microsoft business strategy.

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Cognizant to Acquire New Signature, a Leader in Cloud-Native Business Transformation

Cognizant announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire New Signature, one of the world’s largest independent Microsoft public cloud transformation specialists. The acquisition of New Signature expands Cognizant’s hyperscale cloud advisory services, and will provide the foundation for a new, dedicated group within Cognizant centered on Microsoft cloud solutions.

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We work together across the globe to help humans solve their technological challenges in innovative ways, and we are always looking for new dynamic talent to join us in creating the future for our clients.

Check out our Current Openings to discover your future with the Microsoft Business Group.