May 18, 2017

Accenture Launches Innovation Center for Oracle in Riga to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Nordic Clients

Riga; May 18, 2017 – To support continuous innovation of existing and emerging Oracle-based technologies, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Innovation Center for Oracle in Riga, Latvia. The center brings together Accenture’s industry experience and expertise with leading Oracle solutions, providing a facility for new and existing clients in the Nordic and Baltic region to test or pilot Oracle technology without up-front investments. 
May 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive Named Innovation Partner of the Year for Salesforce Commerce Cloud

LAS VEGAS; May 17, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been named by Salesforce as the 2017 Salesforce Commerce Cloud Global Innovation Partner of the Year in recognition of its outstanding contribution toward business growth, technology innovation and joint customer success. Media Hive, now part of Accenture Interactive, was also recognized as the 2017 North America Delivery Partner of the Year for the second year in a row for consistent delivery of high-quality customer implementations and support services. The awards were presented yesterday at the Aria Las Vegas at Salesforce’s XChange Conference 2017, the ecommerce and digital retail event of the year.
May 09, 2017

Accenture Awarded SEC Blanket Purchase Agreement for ServiceNow Solutions

ARLINGTON, Va.; May 9, 2017 – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services a five-year blanket purchase agreement to establish a one-stop shop for SEC capabilities on the ServiceNow cloud computing platform. 
 
March 21, 2017

Accenture Acquires Focus Group Europe to Further Solidify Industry Leadership of ServiceNow Capabilities Globally

NEW YORK; Mar. 21, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Focus Group Europe, a United Kingdom-based, privately owned, ServiceNow® consulting services provider and software reseller that is one of the largest remaining pure-play ServiceNow consulting partners in the UK. The acquisition solidifies Accenture’s position as a leader in the ServiceNow partner ecosystem, adding to Accenture’s already strong technology capabilities and deep industry experience in cloud strategy, implementation, migration, integration and management.
March 16, 2017

Accenture Wins Six Oracle Excellence Awards in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO; Mar. 16, 2017 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was recently awarded six prestigious country-level Oracle Excellence Awards, earning a current total of 19 Oracle Excellence Awards across North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific in the last 12 months alone. These six newest awards recognize Accenture for its contributions across various areas of IT, specifically in the European region: 
March 15, 2017

Accenture and Docker Expand Relationship, Add Container Services to Accenture Cloud Factory to Accelerate the Migration of Business Applications to the Cloud

NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO; Mar. 15, 2017 – Accenture (ACN) and Docker today announced an expanded global alliance and the availability of container services within the Accenture Cloud Factory, providing industrialized solutions for enterprises to accelerate their journey to cloud. The new services focus on container enablement of applications and feature use of Docker Datacenter (Enterprise Edition - Standard), an integrated container management platform for developers and IT operations that brings security, policy and controls to the software delivery lifecycle. Supported by a global network of certified Accenture DevOps and cloud migration consultants, the container enablement services help clients reduce risk and costs while speeding the migration of business-critical applications to cloud.
February 22, 2017

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Houston

HOUSTON; Feb. 22, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in Houston as part of the company’s accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. The innovation hub is designed to help clients grow, compete and transform in the digital economy. Houston is the first of 10 new hubs that Accenture will establish as part of a nationwide initiative, which includes a $1.4 billion investment in training and the hiring of 15,000 new employees over the next four years. 
November 30, 2016

Accenture Expands Amazon Web Services Capabilities to Help Enterprises Expedite their Journey to the Cloud

NEW YORK; Nov. 30, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is announcing expansion of the Accenture AWS Business Group to further enhance its industry leading application migration, development and management offerings optimized for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Since launching last year, the Accenture AWS Business Group has trained 2,000 Accenture technologists and earned 500 AWS Certifications, helping enterprise clients – such as Avalon, Hess Corporation, Mediaset and Talen Energy – migrate to the cloud, accelerating innovation, agility and scalability by taking greater advantage of as-a-Service operating models.
October 17, 2016

Accenture to Enable Hess Corporation’s Transition to the Cloud

NEW YORK; Oct. 13, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been chosen by Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) to help realize its As-a-Service vision that is part of the Hess IT transformation strategy. The new cloud-enabled operating model can ramp up or down IT infrastructure and digital technologies during volatile industry cycles. The model is underpinned by Accenture’s cloud services and ecosystem of partners that includes leading public cloud providers. 
October 11, 2016

Accenture and SAP Accelerate Digital Asset Management with SAP® Predictive Maintenance and Service, add-on for utilities

NEW YORK; Oct. 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a collaboration with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) to develop the next generation of predictive analytics solutions for asset management in the utilities industry to enable condition-based maintenance. The SAP® Predictive Maintenance and Service solution is planned to be extended to better manage risks by improving equipment uptime in transmission and distribution, as well as maintenance and equipment-replacement planning. The announcement comes after both companies announced in January a comprehensive program of ongoing collaboration on the core development and go-to-market for SAP S/4HANA®.