September 18, 2016

Accenture Recognized as a Top Oracle Global Partner at Open World 2016

Accenture Wins Three Oracle Excellence Awards, Notably Global Cloud Transformation Partner of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO; Sept. 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has received three prestigious 2016 Oracle Excellence Awards, which were bestowed at the Oracle OpenWorld Oracle PartnerNetwork General Session, on Sunday in San Francisco:

The Oracle Excellence Award for OPN Cloud Program Solution: Global Cloud Transformation Partner of the Year is a premier alliance partner recognition at the 2016 Oracle OpenWorld event, and highlights Oracle Global Gold Level Partners or higher that achieved Cloud Elite designation and demonstrated superior commitment and performance in using Oracle solutions to help accelerate innovation and business value for clients. As a Diamond and Global Cloud Elite-level alliance partner, this award reflects Accenture’s performance in helping Oracle customers gain a competitive edge through integrated services across the suite of Oracle’s vertical and industry applications, database, middleware, operating systems, and infrastructure.

“It is an honor to have been selected as the 2016 OPN Cloud Program Solution Global Cloud Transformation Partner of the Year, along with our other awards,” said Terri Strauss, managing director of Oracle business for Accenture. “This top recognition is a testament not only to the strength of our long-standing relationship with Oracle, but also to the exceptional results our Cloud team has achieved for our clients, and the results the Accenture Oracle Business Group has attained since its creation in 2015. By combining Accenture’s extensive industry, technology and delivery experience with Oracle’s market-leading suite of cloud solutions, we’ve created an impressive suite of capabilities and pre-integrated solutions that can help organizations propel to New IT.”

The Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global: CX Cloud Partner of the Year and The Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year: EMEA – Industries were won for Accenture’s teaming quality to help deliver a variety of innovative client cloud transformations. Inclusive of this was Accenture’s outstanding work helping France’s family services state agency digitize their user experience and make it easier for millions of families to get access to new agency services and benefits. Accenture France, which led the project, has already won five Oracle Awards this year and continues to represent Accenture’s global capability in helping organizations achieve digital transformation.

“Having worked with Accenture for more than two decades now, they continue to deliver Oracle-based solutions for mutual clients, as evidenced by the strength of the Accenture Oracle Business Group,” said Camillo Speroni, vice president, Worldwide Strategic Alliances, Oracle. “This year’s Global Cloud Transformation Partner of the Year award is the latest proof of their commitment and success in helping organizations take advantage of cloud, digital and security-related services.”

Accenture has teamed with Oracle for more than two decades and is a Diamond and Global Cloud Elite-level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork. Accenture has more than 52,000 Oracle-skilled consultants around the world who help accelerate digital transformation by implementing Oracle-based business solutions and new business processes that can develop and evolve as their digital business grows. For more information on the Accenture and Oracle relationship, please visit

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 375,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle’s 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 be recognized and rewarded for their investment in Oracle Cloud. Partners engaging with Oracle will be able to differentiate their Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers through the OPN Cloud program – an innovative program that complements existing OPN program levels with tiers of recognition and progressive benefits for partners working with Oracle Cloud. To find out more visit:

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