February 25, 2015

Accenture Named a Market Leader by Ovum for Outsourced Testing Services

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in outsourced testing services in the Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Outsourced Testing Service Provider, 2014–15. According to the Ovum report, “Accenture added a strong narrative on evolving toward predictive testing underpinned by expansive analytics capabilities, and the provider has built out strong industrialized vertical capabilities.”

“Today’s businesses demand the highest level of application availability and stability, and Accenture is well-positioned to support these critical requirements,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Delivery. “Accenture’s designation as a market leader in this analysis is tremendous validation of our ability to provide application testing in a robust, dynamic and evolving manner. We offer our clients a comprehensive suite of application testing services that drive industrialized processes and infuse intelligence into delivery, reducing operation costs, improving application performance and accelerating speed to market.”

Accenture received high scores for its ability to integrate methodologies such as agile and DevOps within outsourcing arrangements; as well as for geographical and vertical penetration. The report states, “Accenture’s vision is to evolve more predictive and intelligent approaches based on analytics and coverage of the entire emerging digital spectrum.”


Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Outsourced Testing Service Provider, 2014–15 report compares the top 14 service providers for testing services globally. In this analysis, Ovum assesses overall strategy and offering across a set of criteria and categorizes each vendor into one of three groups: Market Leaders, Market Challengers, and Market Followers. This is the first Ovum Decision Matrix for outsourced testing.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 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 www.accenture.com.

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