November 14, 2013

Accenture Positioned Within the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Management Service Providers, with Highest Ability to Execute

NEW YORK; Nov. 14, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a “Leader” in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Management Service Providers, Worldwide.1” The company was positioned the furthest for ability to execute within the Leaders quadrant and is one of two service providers positioned the furthest for completeness of vision.

“With our industry-specific SAP-based assets and solutions as well as our global network of 50 delivery centers and 12 innovation centers for SAP® solutions, we offer unparalleled application management capabilities to clients running SAP software,” said Christophe Mouille, global managing director of SAP business for Accenture. “We feel Gartner’s report recognizes our constant efforts to industrialize our services and reduce complexity for clients, and how we successfully drive value for them from new SAP technologies such as the SAP HANA® platform.”

For the report, Gartner assessed 18 of the leading providers of multiyear application management services for clients running SAP solutions in 22 industries around the globe. Companies were evaluated on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision.

1 Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Management Service Providers, Worldwide,” by Gilbert van der Heiden, Frances Karamouzis, Ian Marriott, Ruby Jivan, October 3, 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

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