August 25, 2014

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers

Evaluation based on ability to execute and completeness of vision

NEW YORK; August 25, 2014 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a leader who provides IT services for communications service providers (CSPs) which encompasses telecom operations management systems including business support systems, operations support systems, and service delivery platforms.

Accenture’s positioning was included in Gartner’s July 30, 2014 report entitled “Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers,” by Jouni Forsman and Kamlesh Bhatia. In the report, Gartner analyzed 16 vendors of professional IT services for telecom operations management system to help clients find the right vendor for their service needs.

“As communications companies transform their businesses, they must put digital at the core of everything they do and offer,” said Tom Loozen, global managing director, Communications Industry group, Accenture. “Communications companies worldwide are looking to vendors that can help them combine their strengths in a holistic way and develop the kinds of IT capabilities that enable them to truly become end-to-end, digital businesses.”

Accenture’s Communications Industry group combines Accenture’s capabilities across Strategy, Digital, Technology and Operations, to provide flexible, scalable, end-to-end services that address clients’ needs by industry and by enterprise function. These services include:

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 293,000 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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