Accenture Cloud First Launches With $3 Billion Investment to Accelerate Clients’ Move to Cloud and Digital Transformation

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the formation of Accenture Cloud First with a $3 billion investment over three years to help clients across all industries rapidly become “cloud first” businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to realize greater value at speed and scale. Karthik Narain will lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1.

 
September 17, 2020

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in InCountry

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO; Sept. 1, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in InCountry, a data residency-as-a-service platform provider.
September 01, 2020

Accenture and Intel Support Neuromorphic Research Project to Develop Robotic Arm for Wheelchair-Bound Pediatric Patients

NEW YORK, SANTA CLARA, Calif. and RA'ANANA, Israel; Aug. 19, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Intel are supporting a neuromorphic computing research project led by the Neuro-Biomorphic Engineering Lab (NBEL) at the Open University of Israel in collaboration with ALYN Hospital, Israel’s leading pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation center. Funded by Accenture through its participation in the Intel Neuromorphic Research Community (INRC), the project is focused on developing and testing a wheelchair-mounted robotic arm to assist patients with performing daily tasks.
August 19, 2020

Accenture Awards Grant to Merivis, a Veterans Service Nonprofit, to Provide Salesforce Training to Military Veterans and Spouses

SAN ANTONIO, TX; July 28, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Accenture Federal Services (AFS), an Accenture subsidiary, have awarded Merivis, an Austin, Texas-based veterans service nonprofit a $100,000 grant, including pro bono technology support, to provide Salesforce training programs for high-demand technology skills to help U.S. military veterans make the challenging transition to the civilian workforce.
July 28, 2020

Enel Beyond the Cloud: More Than a Thousand Sites Connected by One of the World’s Largest Network Virtualization Projects

ROME; July 23, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Sirti have worked together with Enel Group on one of the largest corporate telecommunications network virtualization projects in the world, accelerating Enel's digital transformation. Designed and developed in Italy, the program has led to a reduction in operating costs, significantly increasing the agility of Enel's infrastructure. The network connects more than 1,000 sites on three continents and in over 10 countries (including Italy, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Russia, among others in North America).
July 23, 2020

Vodafone Business to Offer Managed Security Services to SME and National Corporate Businesses in Europe

NEW YORK; July 21, 2020 – Vodafone Business is teaming with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to deliver managed security services to small to medium enterprises (SME) and national corporate customers in Europe. Vodafone will bring enterprise-grade cybersecurity along with access to leading cyber talent and expertise to organisations that do not have the experience, time or resources to keep up with the rapidly evolving threat landscape. 
July 21, 2020

Halliburton Forms Strategic Agreement with Microsoft and Accenture to Advance Digital Capabilities

HOUSTON; July 17, 2020 – Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced they have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to advance Halliburton’s digital capabilities in Microsoft Azure.
July 17, 2020

Accenture and Microsoft Collaborate to Provide Digital Platform to Support Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana’s Milan Digital Fashion Week

MILAN; July 14, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft have teamed to develop and deliver a digital platform to support Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana’s (CNMI) first-ever Milan Digital Fashion Week, which goes live today. The platform will digitize key moments of Milan Fashion Week, helping to sustain the sales campaign ecosystem, and maintain core industry relationships in an effort to address the challenges presented by the current market environment.
July 14, 2020

Accenture and Avanade Named Microsoft 2020 Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year for 15th Time

SEATTLE; July 13, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade have been named the Microsoft Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year for the 15th time. Voted for by the Microsoft field organization, Accenture and Avanade have been recognized with a total of eight awards in 2020 for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. 
July 13, 2020

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in Synadia and the NATS.io Open Source Project

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES; July 9, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Synadia Communications, the company behind the production-proven open source NATS.io project which provides a highly-scalable, secure communications technology for digital systems, services and devices.
 
July 09, 2020