May 04, 2016

Accenture Receives Two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: Internet of Things Partner of the Year and Services Provider of the Year

NEW YORK; May 4, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards, Services Provider of the Year and Internet of Things Partner of the Year, which recognize its outstanding contributions as an SAP alliance partner. SAP presents these awards annually to the top alliance partners that have excelled in developing and growing their alliance with SAP and helping organizations run better. Winners and finalists in 19 categories were chosen based on recommendations from the SAP field, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following umbrella categories: Build, Service, and Sell.

“Winning two SAP Pinnacle Awards this year is a testament to Accenture’s continued efforts in leveraging new technologies in order to deliver true business value to our clients,” said Christophe Mouille, senior managing director of SAP business, Accenture. “Demonstrating our leadership in the space, we are the first company to be named Internet of Things Partner of the Year. This – along with the recognition we received for our comprehensive capabilities and client success with cloud services, SAP HANA, big data solutions, advanced analytics and mobile solutions – highlights the impact of our collaboration with SAP around S4/HANA and builds on the success of our existing Accenture and SAP Business Solutions Group.”

Accenture has received numerous global and regional SAP partner awards (more than 60 since 2015), and 32 SAP Pinnacle Awards since the awards were first introduced. Accenture has one of the largest practices in the world dedicated to SAP solutions, with more than 46,000 skilled professionals delivering projects each year to clients around the globe.

Kevin Ichhpurani, executive vice president of SAP Strategic Business Development & Global Ecosystem added, “The SAP Pinnacle Award winners represent the very best in our alliance partner community, and we congratulate Accenture for two well-deserved 2016 SAP Pinnacle Awards.”

SAP Pinnacle Awards shine a spotlight on SAP’s alliance partners’ remarkable contributions, acknowledging their dedication to teamwork, innovative approach and capacity to challenge what is possible to help customers achieve their goals. Award winners will be formally recognized at the SAP Global Partner Summit being held on May 16, in conjunction with SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP’s international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., May 17–19.

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