August 11, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide

Evaluation based on Accenture’s ability to execute and completeness of vision

NEW YORK; Aug. 11, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing IT services for communications service providers (CSPs).

The Gartner report – “Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide,” published on July 22, 2015 by Jouni Forsman and Norbert J. Scholz – analyzed 17 vendors who provide IT services for CSPs. CSPs work with the vendors to launch new services or enhance existing ones; transform their customer, revenue and service-management capabilities – such as better self-service, fulfillment, provisioning, automation, monitoring, billing, supplier and partner management capabilities; and leverage data assets for improved customer insight and monetization.

“CSPs are evolving from traditional service providers into integrated digital service providers, with digital at the heart of everything they do,” said Gene Reznik, group technology officer of Accenture’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group and global managing director of its networks business. “Making this transformation is an extremely complex task, and providers are looking to collaborate with partners who have the industry expertise, digital orientation, depth in technology, and ecosystem relationships to help them build their next-generation services, networks and operations”

Part of the company’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group, Accenture’s Communications Industry practice combines Accenture’s global capabilities to provide flexible, scalable end-to-end services that address clients’ needs. Accenture’s Communications Industry practice’s capabilities include:

Source: Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide, Jouni Forsman and Norbert J. Scholz, 22 July 2015

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About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 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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