January 27, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK; Jan. 27, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned furthest within the "Leaders" quadrant in the “Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services Worldwide”1 from Gartner Inc.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services focuses on the consulting and solution implementation service market worldwide for Oracle applications, aimed at the buyer segment that requires expertise for complex engagements. Designed to help executives identify and select service providers, the report presents the current vendor landscape for 14 leading companies in Oracle implementation services around the world.

“Accenture’s position as a leader in this Quadrant for the third consecutive year reflects our strong commitment to delivering value for clients with diverse Oracle implementation scenarios," said Terri Strauss, global managing director of Oracle business for Accenture. "Our strong portfolio of Application Services for Oracle, combined with our business experience, helps us deliver leading Oracle-based solutions to our clients across industry areas around the world."

“Applications are quickly becoming a way for companies to differentiate themselves and gain market share, but they require new strategies as presented in our recent Future of Applications report,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Delivery. “Our innovative solutions and Global Delivery Network help our clients build, manage and transform their applications in order to reach new customers and drive growth.”

1 Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Management Service Providers, Worldwide," by Alex Soejarto, Susanne Matson, 03 December 2014. Click here to access the full report.

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