Accenture Awarded Alliant Government-Wide Acquisition Contract by U.S. General Services Administration

WASHINGTON; Aug. 10, 2007 – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) the Alliant Government-wide Acquisition Contract, a centralized contract enabling companies to provide global information technology services to all U.S. federal agencies.

Accenture is among 29 companies awarded the Alliant contract, which enables them to bid on task orders covering a broad range of management and technical IT support services for U.S. federal government organizations in the areas of infrastructure, application services and IT management services. In total, the Alliant contract has a 10-year term (five-year base with one five-year option) and a $50 billion contract ceiling.

“Accenture has served the federal marketplace for more than two decades, and we have consistently demonstrated our ability to apply industry best practices that deliver high performance to government organizations,” said Jerry Briggs, managing director of Accenture’s Federal government practice. “We look forward to helping our federal clients achieve their business objectives through our participation in Alliant.”

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