June 21, 2017

Accenture Named by Hewlett Packard Enterprise as 2017 Global System Integrator Alliance Partner of the Year

Accenture recognized for outstanding business excellence and customer satisfaction

NEW YORK; June 21, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was named the winner of the 2017 Global System Integrator Alliance Partner of the Year Award by Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE), for its excellent financial performance and work driving significant business results for shared customers.

HPE has recognized Accenture as a business partner that has raised the standard for business excellence and customer satisfaction. Accenture is HPE’s largest go-to-market partner in the world, having collaborated with the company for over 25 years for more than 2,000 joint clients globally. Together, HPE and Accenture drive exceptional innovation by delivering impactful solutions to mutual customers.

Accenture receives HPE 2017 Global System Integrator Alliance Partner of the Year award
(left to right) Eric Brown, Accenture Managing Director, HPE Alliances/JI; Chip McCullough, Accenture Director, HPE Alliances CTO; Greg Roberts, Accenture Managing Director, HPE Alliances Sponsor and HPE Global CAL; Melissa Besse, Accenture Managing Director, HPE Global Alliances Lead; Meg Whitman, HPE CEO and President, Antonio Neri, HPE Executive Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Group; Oliver Suinat, HPE Senior Vice President, Global Industries & Strategic Alliances; Olan Kenneally, Accenture Managing Director, HPE Client Account Lead

“We’re honored to be recognized by HPE, with whom we have a long and successful history of collaboration and innovation,” said Melissa Besse, managing director and global HP alliance lead, Accenture. “This award highlights the significance of our work and how our alliance relationship can leverage specialized capabilities to meet today’s most complex business challenges. HPE technologies together with our broad industry experience, deep integration expertise and global delivery capabilities allow us to develop differentiated solutions and create new value and innovation for our clients.”

Accenture receives HPE 2017 Global System Integrator Alliance Partner of the Year

Together, Accenture and HPE help organizations transform their legacy IT systems to a modernized, automated infrastructure that is highly scalable, agile, and adaptive. Accenture’s HPE Centers of Excellence offer mature environments that align with HPE’s expansive list of tools and more. Integrating the best of private and public cloud with the traditional data center, this customized capability helps clients apply end-to-end IT solutions that can empower and transform businesses.

“HPE is committed to delivering innovative solutions with partners that help our customers transform and achieve critical business goals,” said Olivier Suinat, senior vice president, Global Sales at HPE. “It is an honor to recognize Accenture for their outstanding work leveraging their unrivaled expertise and HPE’s market-leading technologies to help customers accelerate business outcomes, even while navigating major IT challenges and digital disruptions.”

Additional details on the Accenture and HPE alliance can be found here.

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 approximately 401,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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