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®.
October 07, 2016

Accenture Opens Digital Hub in Chicago to Accelerate Innovation for Clients

CHICAGO; Oct. 7, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an Accenture Digital Hub in Chicago, a more than 70,000-square-foot space that will serve as a go-to destination for the company’s clients to explore the latest innovations that are transforming how organizations compete and grow in today’s fast-changing environment.
October 06, 2016

Accenture to create Apps on Siemens MindSphere for Industrial Companies

NEW YORK; Oct. 6, 2016 – Accenture is building a range of applications for MindSphere, a cloud based platform from Siemens to enable industrial equipment makers to benefit from new services based on data insights. 
October 04, 2016

Accenture Raises the Bar with New Salesforce Capabilities that Drive Client Innovation in the Cloud

NEW YORK; Oct. 4, 2016 – Accenture was one of the first global companies to establish a strategic alliance partnership with Salesforce, and today Accenture has leading capabilities in Salesforce, with more than 8,100 Salesforce skilled professionals. Moreover, Accenture has become the first Salesforce alliance partner to reach 1,000 Service Cloud certifications in the industry, a testament to its investment in building deep specialist skills in the Salesforce ecosystem.