June 14, 2010
Accenture Wins 2010 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

Fortifies global position as one of SAP’s leading strategic partners

ORLANDO, Fla.; June 14, 2010 --Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has been awarded two 2010 SAP® Pinnacle Awards.  Since they were first presented in 2003, Accenture has won a total of 20 SAP Pinnacle Awards, more than any other company.   
Accenture won in the following categories this year:  
  • Revenue Contribution Services Partner – This award is determined by the amount of revenue organizations generate for SAP sales. This marks the fourth year in a row that Accenture has received this award. 
  • SOA Thought Leadership Partner of the Year - Accenture was recognized for its extensive experience in applying service-oriented architecture (SOA) technology to SAP solution-based projects to help clients reduce costs, increase scalability and control, and improve system performance. This is the second time Accenture has received this award.  
This year’s winners were selected based on over 230 nominations in 27 categories submitted by partners and SAP employees.  Accenture received the awards at a special ceremony last month at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP’s international customer conference held in Orlando, FL.  
The awards are granted to leading SAP partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience, addressing critical issues such as accelerating co-innovation and improving return on investment. 
“Accenture, with some 30,900 professionals skilled in SAP software, delivers approximately 1,500 projects each year to clients around the globe, helping them achieve high performance,” said Mark Willford, global managing director, Accenture SAP business.  “We’ve been working closely with SAP for 30 years. Such deep experience enables Accenture to consistently deliver the very best value to our clients in all industries.”   
“The SAP ecosystem, through our partners and communities, continuously drives growth and success for our joint customers,” said S. Singh Mecker, senior vice president and head, Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, SAP.  “Our partners play a vital role in SAP’s innovation efforts and in helping customers meet their most essential business challenges. We applaud Accenture on its commitment and dedication to the SAP partnership. They have excelled in co-innovating with SAP to deliver unparalleled value and mutual business success to our joint customers.”  
For more details about the awards: www.accenture.com/sap
About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 181,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.  Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.  The company generated net revenues of US$21.58 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2009.  Its home page is www.accenture.com.
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