October 26, 2015

Accenture Wins Seven Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of the Year in Cloud, Middleware and Engineered Systems

Additional Oracle Partner Awards Received for the Netherlands, France and Spain

SAN FRANCISCO; Oct. 26 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received seven prestigious 2015 Oracle Excellence Awards:

These accolades were presented at the annual Oracle OpenWorld Awards Ceremony on Sunday in San Francisco.

The Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of the Year encourages innovation by Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) members, using Oracle’s products and technology to create value for clients. The awards reflect Accenture’s success in adopting OPN’s Specialized approach, aimed at enabling alliance partners to establish industry recognition by following a formal process to become Specialized in key Oracle solution areas.

“We are thrilled to have been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner across the globe,” said Terri Strauss, managing director and global Oracle business lead for Accenture. “Organizations are under increasing pressure to solve complex challenges and drive better outcomes for their business. This recognition reflects the depth and breadth of our commitment to deliver top-quality Oracle solutions that drive breakthrough results for our clients across the globe.”

Additionally, for the third consecutive year Accenture has been awarded the Oracle Overall Partner of the Year Award in the Netherlands for across-the-board excellence in service and performance. This award recognizes Accenture as an ideal alliance partner across the entire stack of Oracle technologies. Accenture also recently won the award for “#1 Oracle Partner” in France and Specialized Partner of the Year Award: Oracle on Oracle in Spain.

“Accenture has long invested in delivering an exceptional level of demonstrated, Oracle-based solutions that address our customers’ most critical business challenges,” said Joel Borellis, group vice president, Partner Enablement, Oracle. “This latest Specialized Partner of the Year award demonstrates Accenture’s commitment to providing customers solutions and services that drive real business value and results.”

Accenture has more than 52,000 Oracle-skilled consultants around the world who help clients achieve high performance and competitive advantage in their industries using Oracle solutions. Accenture has teamed with Oracle for more than two decades and is a Diamond-level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

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.

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 http://www.oracle.com/partners.

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Accenture, its logo, and High Performance Delivered are trademarks of Accenture. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

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