September 23, 2014

Accenture Recognized with Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year: Applications – Japan

Receives additional Oracle partner awards for EMEA, Netherlands and South Africa

NEW YORK; Sept. 23, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded the 2014 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year: Applications – Japan. This award recognizes Accenture’s commitment to deliver innovative, specialized solutions and services based on Oracle applications. The Oracle Excellence Awards encourage innovation by Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) members, who use Oracle’s products and technology to create value for customers and generate new business potential.

“Accenture is pleased to be recognized for helping our Japanese clients derive greater value from their investments in Oracle solutions,” said Terri Strauss, managing director and global Oracle business lead for Accenture. “Our portfolio of solutions and services for Oracle provides a comprehensive approach to enterprise systems that covers the entire solutions lifecycle for implementations that are completed faster, more affordably and with less risk. Additionally, our Innovation Center for Oracle, based in Tokyo, encourages collaboration and innovation, giving clients insight into how to drive value and optimize business performance.”

Accenture also recently won the award for Oracle Primavera System Integrator of the Year – EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for helping clients achieve better management of capital projects in the natural resources industry.

“With nearly $50 trillion dollars to be spent on capital projects in the natural resources sector through 2035, according to the International Energy Agency, we delighted to receive this award in recognition of the significant benefits we deliver to clients as a result of our long, successful relationship with Oracle Primavera,” said James Arnott, managing director for Accenture Capital Project Services in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America (EALA).

Additionally, Accenture won Oracle awards for Alliance Partner of the Year – Netherlands, and Industry Partner of the Year – South Africa. Accenture has won 90 Oracle Excellence Awards since 2003, when the awards were introduced.

Accenture has more than 52,000 Oracle-skilled consultants around the world who help clients achieve high performance with Oracle solutions by helping enable business capabilities that support competitive advantage in their industry. This includes solutions that can help accelerate digital transformation by integrating Oracle-based business solutions and new business processes that can develop and evolve as their digital business grows. Accenture has teamed with Oracle for more than two decades and is a Diamond-level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) – the highest level available.

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

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit

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