October 01, 2017

Accenture Named Global and North America Specialized Partner of the Year for HCM Cloud at OpenWorld 2017

Accenture Wins Top Accolade for Oracle Human Capital Management Worldwide and in North America

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO; Oct 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) received two new Oracle Excellence Awards in recognition of its success in leveraging Oracle Cloud solutions: Specialized Partner of the Year: HCM Cloud – Global; and HCM Cloud Partner of the Year – North America. These 2017 Oracle Excellence Awards were received at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, an annual event honoring outstanding Oracle PartnerNetwork alliance partners, in recognition of their commitment to delivering innovative solutions and business practices for Oracle customers.

“Accenture continues to deliver exceptional results for Oracle customers, bringing unparalleled industry experience and knowledge to every project,” said Camillo Speroni, vice president of worldwide strategic alliances, Oracle. “This year, we congratulate our longtime alliance partner for playing a crucial role in successfully bringing the flexibility of Oracle HCM Cloud to more customers than any other alliance partner in our network, and look forward to many years of continued joint success and innovation.”

In selecting Accenture for these prestigious awards, Oracle highlighted the strength of the Accenture Oracle Business Group, which brings together Oracle’s cloud offerings and Accenture’s deep industry, technology and delivery capability to help drive superior performance, business agility and customer impact for clients. The judges also emphasized the growing success of the Accenture Cloud Suite for Oracle, an integrated digital platform designed to help clients achieve optimal results when migrating applications to the cloud. The Accenture Cloud Suite is a focal point for creating Oracle SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions for clients – and can be tailored for individual projects. For businesses moving to Oracle HCM, the Accenture Cloud Suite can help architect, accelerate, and automate their journeys, drawing on Accenture’s extensive experience with Oracle technology and cloud implementations.

“It is an honor to have been selected as the 2017 OPN Global and North America Human Management Cloud Partner of the Year,” said Terri Strauss, managing director of Oracle business for Accenture. “With these awards and the recent launch of the Accenture Cloud Suite for Oracle, Accenture continues to demonstrate its strong understanding of the capabilities of Oracle’s suite of cloud solutions as well as our commitment to delivering innovative solutions and business value for our clients looking to accelerate their journey to cloud.”

Accenture has been one of Oracle’s top systems integration partners globally for 12 years in a row, with more than 54,000 Oracle-skilled consultants around the world who help accelerate digital transformation by implementing Oracle-based business solutions and new business processes that develop and evolve as their digital business grows. Accenture has teamed with Oracle for more than two decades and is a Global Cloud Elite-level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork. For more information on the Accenture and Oracle relationship, please visit www.accenture.com/oracle.

About Accenture
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) 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 425,000 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.

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: www.oracle.com/partners.

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