January 22, 2019

Accenture Named a Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for IoT Services

NEW YORK; January 22, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the Everest Group’s Internet of Things (IoT) Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2019 report for the third consecutive year. It received the highest marks in the Market Impact category and was named a Star Performer based on year-over-year growth.

Everest Group highlighted Accenture’s end to end IoT capabilities, strong ecosystem of partnerships and global delivery capabilities. The analyst noted that, “Accenture is making investments to connect clients with academia and industry experts, thereby enabling its clients to address key business issues.” A distinguishing feature of Accenture’s 2018 market success is its customer intimacy and partnership approach, which leads to high client satisfaction, according to the report.

“Our IoT capabilities help companies drive new levels of monetization and efficiency from disruptive technologies and connected intelligent devices,” said Aidan Quilligan, managing director and global lead for Accenture Industry X.0. “Being named an IoT Leader by Everest Group for three years in a row underscores the strength and maturity of our Industry X.0 offering, spanning Connected Products & Services, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Digital Production & Operations.”

“As enterprises gain confidence in IoT and expectations from service providers rise, a blend of mature in-house solutions and advanced technologies has helped Accenture deliver transformational impact for its clients,” said Yugal Joshi, vice president, Everest Group. “Leveraging its partnership programs with academia has helped Accenture foster innovation and address key business issues for clients.”

The Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix™ assesses the relative market success and overall capability of service providers. For this report, Everest Group evaluated 19 leading service providers for their IoT capabilities based on various criteria, including infrastructure security, device and sensor engineering, platform integration, and applications and data analytics service.

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