Accenture strengthens Oracle practice to help clients become intelligent enterprises
LONDON; May 8, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has completed its acquisition of Certus Solutions, one of the UK’s top Oracle Cloud implementation service providers. Certus Solutions becomes part of Accenture’s Oracle practice, further strengthening its capabilities in delivering digital transformation on Oracle Cloud.
The acquisition, first announced April 30, has completed all required closing conditions. The financial terms have not been disclosed.
Certus Solutions has extensive experience in the government and health and public services industries, in addition to clients in the financial services, logistics and telecommunications sectors. Together, Accenture and Certus Solutions will combine deep cloud experience, transformational expertise and industry knowledge to better serve clients on their journey to Oracle Cloud.
“Our aim is to help clients become intelligent enterprises, and bringing specialist talent like Certus Solutions into our business is an important step to achieve that,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Services. “We have now further expanded our Oracle Cloud services and capabilities, so we can speed up digital transformation for our clients, and help achieve better business outcomes.”
Mark Sweeny, founder and CEO of Certus Solutions said: “We’re very pleased that Certus Solutions is now part of Accenture and excited about the possibilities of our joint proposition. There is a tremendous opportunity to do some great work and we’re looking forward to taking that on together.”
Zahra Bahrololoumi, head of Accenture Technology for UK & Ireland, added: “Our Oracle practice in the UK gets a lot stronger with the addition of Certus and its highly respected Oracle Cloud expertise. We’re now looking forward to refining a joint proposition and helping our clients achieve their goals.”
Accenture was recently awarded the 2018 Partner of the Year for Oracle ERP Cloud in the UK & Ireland by Oracle. Accenture has been one of Oracle’s leading 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 and Platinum level member of the Oracle Partner Network. Accenture is also certified as an Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer. For more information on the Accenture and Oracle relationship, please visit www.accenture.com/oracle.
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 442,000 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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