June 04, 2013

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Consulting 2013 Vendor Analysis

MarketScape Cites Accenture Mobility’s End-to-End Solutions and Global, Cross-Industry Scalability as Key Leadership Characteristics

NEW YORK; June 4, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a “Leader” in International Data Corporation’s (IDC) recent report “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Consulting 2013 Vendor Analysis.” The IDC MarketScape represents a vendor assessment, including both qualitative and quantitative characteristics, of the 2013 enterprise mobility consulting market through the IDC MarketScape model. Click here to access an excerpt of the report.

IDC assessed seven of the largest Enterprise Mobility consulting providers in this report, which is designed to evaluate the characteristics of each firm. In naming Accenture as a Leader worldwide, the IDC MarketScape stated that “Accenture helps its clients embrace mobility as a strategy to deliver real, measurable, and sustainable improvements in performance. Accenture Mobility combines technology capabilities, deep industry experience, world-class processes, proprietary assets, and infrastructure to improve business processes and enable its clients to reach new heights of growth, efficiency, and innovation. Accenture’s end-to-end mobility solutions — including consulting, software services, managed services, and business integration services — can be delivered globally at scale in any market and across any industry.”

“Confirming Accenture Mobility as a worldwide leader in this report is testament to the excellent results that we deliver daily for our clients across the globe,” said Jin Lee, senior managing director, Accenture Mobility. “We are enabling our clients to embrace mobility as a holistic strategy that delivers real, measurable and sustainable improvements in business performance, and will continue innovating in this space to ensure they benefit from the considerable opportunities mobility presents in the enterprise.”

In its MarketScape, IDC provided potential key strategy measures for success into two primary categories: capabilities and strategies. The IDC MarketScape also specifically noted three areas of strength for Accenture Mobility:

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 261,000 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$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

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