August 12, 2019

Accenture Named by Hewlett Packard Enterprise as 2019 Global System Integrator Partner of the Year and U.S. System Integrator of the Year

Accenture recognized for outstanding business excellence and innovation

NEW YORK; Aug. 12, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the winner of the 2019 Global System Integrator Partner of the Year and 2019 U.S. System Integrator of the Year by Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) for its ongoing strong financial performance, notable client wins, and strategic innovations for shared customers.

For three consecutive years, Accenture has been recognized as HPE’s alliance partner of the year citing Accenture as a business partner that continues to raise the standard for business excellence and ongoing innovation. Accenture has collaborated with HPE for more than 25 years and shares more than 2,000 joint clients globally.

Accenture receives HPE 2019 Global & U.S. System Integrator Alliance Partner of the Year award
(left to right) Valerie Da Fonseca, HPE Global Alliance Sales Director for Accenture Alliance;
Olan Kenneally, Accenture Managing Director & HPE Client Account Lead; Antonio Neri, HPE CEO and President;
Melissa Besse, Accenture Managing Director & Accenture HPE Business Group Global Lead;
Eric Brown, Accenture Managing Director & Accenture HPE Business Group Joint Initiatives Lead;
David Stone, HPE Vice President and Worldwide General Manager for Strategic Alliances;
Paul Hunter, HPE WW Partner Sales Chief; Phil Davis, HPE President of Hybrid IT

“The awards for Global System Integrator Partner of the Year 2019 and U.S. System Integrator of the Year 2019 reflect our continued and mutual commitments to delivering superior business outcomes for our clients. Our clients are responding enthusiastically to our cloud expertise and solutions,” said Melissa Besse, HPE Business Group global lead at Accenture. “My Accenture team is honored by this recognition, but we are even more excited about what we will build together with HPE for clients in the future.”

Accenture’s strategic partnership with HPE brings together the two market leaders best positioned to deliver secure, proven solutions within the Accenture Hybrid Cloud, powered by HPE. This managed solution gives clients more flexibility to innovate faster, shift to a managed service that can drive down costs, and deliver more immediate business results than custom private or public cloud solutions.

“It’s an honor to award partners who have excelled in developing their partnerships with HPE and grown mutual business opportunities with collaborative solutions for our joint customers,” said David Stone, vice president and worldwide general manager for Strategic Alliances at HPE. “HPE is committed to innovating new solutions and enabling mutual growth together with our partners and our awards recognize the partnerships, collaborations and successes of our top performing partners.”

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

About Accenture
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