July 30, 2018

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Worldwide SAP® Implementation Services Ecosystem in Latest IDC MarketScape Report

NEW YORK; July 30, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape “Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment”1. Accenture is highly rated for its next-generation tools and methodologies for SAP software implementations. Accenture also ranks with the largest market share.

The report also notes Accenture’s “broad set of solutions across SAP S/4HANA® and other SAP cloud offers, analytics, mobility, and innovation accelerators such as the IoT.” Accenture’s offerings are widely recommended within the report for organizations seeking innovative end-to-end solutions that strategically apply SAP technologies on a global scale.

“We feel that this recognition highlights Accenture’s end-to-end digital, intelligent offerings that are unique in both strategy and design, to help clients advance their game,” said Christophe Mouille, senior managing director and Global SAP Business Group Lead at Accenture. “We are committed to delivering innovations through the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform that helps produce results for our clients – achieved by harnessing our strong industry knowledge and experience.”

The report identified a number of Accenture’s strengths, including its ability to deliver leading innovation and produce quality results for its clients. The report also touts Accenture for providing sincere and trustworthy services, and recognizes Accenture as a next-generation leader in advanced tools and methodologies for SAP implementation.

An excerpt of the report is available here. With more than 47,000 practitioners, Accenture offers the largest global team skilled in SAP solutions and services. Accenture has also won 38 SAP Pinnacle Awards for excellence in developing and growing an alliance with SAP and helping clients run more efficiently. Accenture and SAP also announced an unprecedented collaboration in the core and industry development and go-to-market of SAP® Business Suite 4 SAP HANA® (SAP S/4HANA), the next-generation business suite from SAP built on the industry’s most advanced in-memory platform.

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

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 449,000 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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1 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment (doc #US43461218).

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