Accenture Awarded Two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

Global Partner Awards Presented to Top SAP Partners for Delivering Unparalleled Technology, Services and Solutions to Mutual Customers

Accenture Awarded Two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

ORLANDO, Fla.; May 16, 2011 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has been awarded two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle awards. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to leading SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP) and driving customer success. Accenture won in the following categories this year:

“Accenture, with some 30,900 professionals skilled in SAP software, delivers approximately 1,500 projects each year to clients around the globe, helping them achieve high performance,” said Mark Willford, global managing director of SAP business, Accenture. “We’ve been working closely with SAP for 30 years. Such deep experience enables Accenture to consistently deliver the very best value to our clients in all industries.”

Since they were first presented in 2003, Accenture has won a total of 22 SAP Pinnacle Awards, more than any other company. Winners this year were selected based on over 150 nominations in 18 categories received from partners and SAP employees. Accenture received the awards on May 16 at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP’s international customer conference being held in Orlando, May 15 – 18.

“SAP is more committed than ever to a sound ecosystem strategy, which is key to delivering unmatched value to our customers and enabling SAP to reach its aggressive business goals,” said Eric Duffaut, president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. “We understand the power of our partnerships, through which we continue to drive game-changing co-innovation and expand our market reach and customer touch points – leveraging our partners’ local and industry expertise as an extension of our sales and services efforts – to satisfy the needs of customers of all sizes. As a recipient of two 2011 SAP Pinnacle awards, we recognize Accenture’s commitment and efforts in developing and growing its partnership with SAP and driving customer success.”

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 215,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010. Its home page is

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