November 24, 2014

Accenture Positioned Highest in the "Leaders" Quadrant of Gartner’s

Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide

NEW YORK; Nov. 24, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned furthest for completeness of vision and highest for ability to execute in the "Leaders" quadrant in the recent report from Gartner Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Management Service Providers, Worldwide1.”

Gartner assessed 14 service providers for this report. The scope of the report covers end-to-end services including strategy, systems integration, managed services and digital services, spanning the entire Oracle solution life cycle from process design to ongoing support and operations. Providers were evaluated on their ability to execute and completeness of vision. Gartner advises that sourcing executives should use the report to help identify potentially suitable service providers.

"We believe Accenture’s positioning in this Leaders Quadrant reflects our vast global reach, our robust industry solutions and most importantly, the highest levels of satisfaction from our clients," said Terri Strauss, managing director and global Oracle business lead for Accenture. "We also feel Accenture’s extensive Application Services for Oracle offering portfolio, which showcases our broad experience in Oracle technology, Oracle cloud applications and Oracle engineered systems, is what really sets us apart as a leader in the market."

“Applications can serve as the foundation of innovative strategies and provide competitive differentiation, making application management more essential than ever,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Delivery. “Our world-class technology delivery underpins how we help our clients build, enhance, manage and maintain their Oracle environments and help drive the next wave of competitive advantage.”

An excerpt of the report can be found here.

1 Gartner, Inc. “Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Oracle Application Management Service Providers, Worldwide,” by G. van der Heiden, F. Karamouzis and I. Marriott, October 16, 2014. .

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 305,000 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$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is

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