NEW YORK; May 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received two 2019 SAP® Pinnacle Awards, bringing the total earned by Accenture to 40. Each year, SAP presents these awards to top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run more efficiently. This year’s accolades include:
- SAP S/4HANA® Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise
- SAP® Ariba® Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise
The SAP S/4HANA Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise award recognizes an SAP partner for its impact on the success of large enterprises using SAP S/4HANA software. Accenture and SAP joined forces in 2017 to efficiently leveraging the core, industry development and go-to-market capabilities of SAP S/4HANA. Accenture continues to work with clients including Celsia and Pierre Fabre to implement SAP S/4HANA as part of its digital transformation approach.
The SAP Ariba Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise Pinnacle Award recognizes one SAP partner for its impact on the success of large enterprises using SAP Ariba solutions that made outstanding contributions to driving customer digital transformation. The award identifies companies who exhibit excellent partnership with SAP Ariba technologies paired with the company’s own services and capabilities.
“To maintain a vibrant ecosystem around the intelligent enterprise, SAP capitalizes on our partners’ capabilities and their ability to provide greater value to their customers,” said Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP. “Our partners — big and small — create innovative, inspiring solutions and services that make business better and help customers transform into intelligent enterprises. Congratulations to all of the SAP Pinnacle Award winners. Like the old saying goes: Teamwork makes the dream work. Thanks to our partners who help make it happen.”
Accenture also won the 2019 SAP Innovation Award for Digital Trailblazer based on its global deployment of SAP Ariba’s Guided Buying on SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing SaaS solution. The 2019 SAP Innovation Awards showcase the remarkable innovations SAP customers and partners are achieving using SAP products and technologies. Accenture was recognized for its work to enable procurement users to be faster, more cost-effective and more compliant, ultimately saving the company an anticipated $20 million each year.
SAP Pinnacle Awards shine a spotlight on SAP’s partners’ remarkable contributions, acknowledging their dedication to teamwork, innovative approach and capacity to challenge what is possible to help customers achieve their goals.
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