IFS acquires Clevest

IFS (opens in a new tab)">IFS has acquired Clevest Solution Inc, a Vancouver-based software vendor that focusses on mobile workforce management for utilities companies, for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition extends IFS’ leadership in service management solution as it aims to intensify its focus on driving service experience. Clevest brings utilities domain expertise and a large number of blue-chip companies into IFS’ portfolio.

Darren Roos, IFS CEO, said: “Clevest demonstrates a clear commitment to delivering value for its customers in a key industry vertical for us. Clevest is already leveraging technology that brings unique business value to its customers, including smart metering, smart networks, mobile workforce management and additional capabilities around optimisation of scheduling dispatch-all with the ability to digitise core processes across the use cases that matter most to utilities. I am confident it will add value to what we already do for our customers in this space.”

Thomas Ligocki, CEO and founder of Clevest said: “To accelerate the global growth of the company I founded almost 15 years ago, I found in IFS the perfect strategic partner. By bringing together these two companies we will undoubtedly be able to offer the best field service management, mobile workforce management and advanced network deployment solutions on the market. It also brings new opportunities and clear benefits to Clevest partners and customers as they seek new ways to scale globally.”