October 06, 2015

Accenture Releases Enhanced Version of Accenture Cloud Platform

Latest release eases migration of enterprise workload to the cloud with new and enhanced features that improve cost-efficiency, agility, governance and control of cloud applications

NEW YORK; Oct. 6, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released a new and enhanced version of the Accenture Cloud Platform that is designed to help organizations increase the operating efficiency, cost structure, governance and control of their cloud applications. They can also take greater advantage of the flexibility and economics of an As-a-Service operating model, where IT and business services are delivered on-demand via the cloud.

The Accenture Cloud Platform is a multi-cloud management platform that enables organizations to centrally manage all of their enterprise cloud resources – public and private – and automate and accelerate the delivery of cloud solutions. An open, scalable technical cloud platform that allows services to be ramped up or down as needed, the platform manages and integrates with technology from leading global cloud providers including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, among others.

The latest release of the Accenture Cloud Platform is designed to help organizations:

“Organizations of all sizes are increasingly adopting As-a-Service operating models as they look for greater operational agility, and doing so requires the right cloud management tools,” said Jack Sepple, group technology officer & senior managing director, Cloud and Security at Accenture. “This release of the Accenture Cloud Platform improves organizational capabilities to manage cloud sprawl, reducing the time needed to deploy cloud resources while providing a greater ability to innovate and integrate new solutions into the cloud quicker than ever.”

Key features of the new release of the Accenture Cloud Platform that are available now, or slated to go live by November of this year, include:

Select enhanced features of the new release of the Accenture Cloud Platform improve cloud economics and include:

The Accenture Cloud Platform has a global provider and data center footprint on six continents as well as strategic relationships with more than 150 alliance partners. Accenture has worked with hundreds of enterprise clients, using the platform to deliver and deploy thousands of cloud projects. For more information on the Accenture Cloud Platform, visit www.accenture.com/us-en/cloud-platform.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 358,000 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$31.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2015. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. Accenture’s Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform that can drive broader transformational programs for clients. Accenture has worked on more than 13,000 cloud computing projects for clients, including three-quarters of the Fortune Global 100, and has more than 18,000 professionals trained in cloud computing.

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