September 05, 2011

Accenture and European Parliament Sign IT Application Development and Management Services Agreement

Accenture(NYSE: ACN) has signed a €12million (approx US$16.5 million) IT application services agreement with the European Parliament  to develop, maintain and support a variety of applications across the Parliament’s operations.
September 01, 2011

Accenture Launches Global Social Media Innovation Center in Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO; September 1, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the opening of the Accenture Enterprise Social Media Innovation Center. Dedicated to the development of innovative social media solutions, the center will help clients more effectively use social media capabilities in the enterprise.
August 31, 2011

Accenture to Build Web-Based Portal for The Gender Equality Project

SAN FRANCISCO; August 31, 2011Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will design, build and deploy a cloud-based self-assessment web portal for The Gender Equality Project (TGEP), a Swiss not-for-profit foundation that works with multinational companies to ensure equal opportunities for men and women in the workplace. The portal, which salesforce.com will run on its Heroku cloud platform as a service, is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2011.

August 30, 2011

Accenture and VMware Expand Relationship with Joint Development, Marketing and Delivery Agreement

Accenture and VMware Expand Relationship with Joint Development, Marketing and Delivery Agreement
NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS;  Aug. 30, 2011 – Today at VMworld® 2011, Accenture and VMware announced an expansion of their existing relationship with a technology agreement to perform the joint development, marketing and delivery of a customized set of solutions initially focused on three areas. The expanded relationship is designed to help clients accelerate adoption of cloud computing technologies by providing guidance on how to optimize information technology (IT) processes within the enterprise and educate clients on new best practices.
August 29, 2011

Accenture and Telstra Launch Australian Product Innovation Lab to Accelerate Cloud Computing

Accenture and Telstra Launch Australian Product Innovation Lab to Accelerate Cloud Computing

30 August 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Telstra today announced a new Product Innovation Lab in Melbourne to develop cloud computing solutions for customers in Australia and New Zealand.

June 28, 2011

Accenture Earns a Leader Position for Oracle Service Providers by Independent Research Firm

Accenture Earns a Leader Position for Oracle Service Providers by Independent Research Firm
NEW YORK; June 28, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a global leader among Oracle service providers by Forrester Research Inc.
 
Forrester, a leading industry analyst firm, evaluated 14 global service providers, measuring their skills in implementation, application support and hosting of Oracle applications such as the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s JD Edwards, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, Oracle Hyperion Performance Management, Oracle’s Demantra, Oracle Retail, Oracle Transportation Management, Oracle’s Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) and Oracle Governance, Risk, and Controls.  
June 22, 2011

Nokia and Accenture Finalize Symbian Software Development and Support Services Outsourcing Agreement

Nokia and Accenture Finalize Symbian Software Development and  Support Services Outsourcing Agreement
ESPOO, Finland; June 22, 2011- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have finalized an agreement for Nokia to outsource Symbian software development and support activities to Accenture.  Plans of the agreement were first announced on April 27, 2011. 
June 21, 2011

New Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle (AFPO) Speeds Implementation of Oracle Fusion Middleware

New Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle (AFPO) Speeds Implementation of Oracle Fusion Middleware
NEW YORK; June 21, 2011 —Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today rolled out version two of its Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle (AFPO), a software tool which accelerates the process of integrating and developing solutions on Oracle Fusion Middleware.
June 07, 2011

Accenture To Strengthen Capabilities in Middle East Through Joint Venture with Al Faisaliah Group

Accenture To Strengthen Capabilities in Middle East Through Joint Venture with Al Faisaliah Group
Accenture is enhancing its capabilities in the Middle East through an agreement to form a joint venture with Saudi Arabia-based Al Faisaliah Group (Al Faisaliah) through the acquisition of a majority stake in Al Faisaliah Business & Technology Company (FBTC), an Al Faisaliah subsidiary. FBTC is a leading information technology services business in Saudi Arabia. The transaction is subject to customary closing requirements and is expected to close within 90 days.
May 17, 2011

Accenture and SAP Announce Strategic Relationship to Develop and Deploy New Mobility Solutions

Accenture and SAP Announce Strategic Relationship to Develop and Deploy New Mobility Solutions
ORLANDO, Fla.; May 17, 2011 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced their plans to jointly develop and manage the deployment of new enterprise mobility solutions leveraging Sybase® Unwired Platform coupled with Accenture Mobility Services enterprise mobility offerings. Development efforts will initially focus on three industries — oil and gas, utilities and consumer products, with plans to expand into other industries. The announcement was made at SAPPHIRE® NOW, being held in Orlando, Florida, May 15-18, 2011.