VMware announced on March 6, 2014, that it acquired Third Sky, Inc. Third Sky was a full service IT Service Management consulting, education, and technology provider headquartered in San Francisco with offices across the US. The addition of Third Sky provided VMware with an experienced consulting team to extend our capabilities with additional insights, methods, and experience relating to IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices. An established thought leader in ITSM, their experts co-authored the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 2011 edition. ITIL is the most widely adopted approach for IT Service Management in the world. It provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering and supporting IT services to the business. The Third Sky team joined and complemented VMware’s existing Accelerate Advisory Services. Together, the combined practice assisted our clients achieve business transformation through IT transformation.