October 07, 2013

Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Service Providers in China for Two Consecutive Years

SHANGHAI; Oct. 7, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Service Providers, China.1" This was the second consecutive year for Accenture to be recognized as a leader in this report.

Gartner assessed 16 providers for this Magic Quadrant, which focused on the enterprise application implementation service market across consulting, system integration and deployment for China. The primary enterprise application domains that were evaluated included Business Intelligence (BI), customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and supply chain management (SCM).

“We believe Accenture’s leadership position in this Gartner Magic Quadrant attests to our advanced enterprise application capabilities, as well as our ability to serve local and global clients from our China delivery centers,” said Paul Dean, managing director, Technology Lead of Accenture Greater China. “We believe it also recognizes our ability to best leverage technology practices from cross industries and leverage new technologies such as cloud, mobility and analytics to drive value for our clients. We are committed to maintaining our industry-leading position in enterprise application service and bringing more of our global consulting expertise, innovation and industry-leading practices to China.”

The Magic Quadrant evaluated each provider’s capabilities in China to deliver integration and deployment services of packaged enterprise application software from both domestic and global vendors, including their ability to execute and their completeness of vision.

1 Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Service Providers, China,” by Twiggy Lo and Tina T. Tang, August 21, 2013.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 275,000 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$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

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