Accenture Expands Its Salesforce.com Global Delivery Capabilities and Skills to Capitalize on Demand for Cloud Solutions

LONDON; May 22, 2012 -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its alliance relationship with salesforce.com and accelerating its market-leading position by ramping up its global workforce, enhancing its skills training and certification program, and launching new Cloud Centers of Excellence in the United States and Canada, and in the UK and France later this year.  These locations will build on the already substantial capabilities of Accenture’s global network of delivery centers in China, India and the Philippines. 

May 22, 2012

Accenture Unveils Enhanced Insurance Claims Management Software Platform

ORLANDO; May 16, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has unveiled an enhanced version of its claims management software platform, the Accenture Claim Components, with new business intelligence features to help property and casualty (P&C) insurers process claims more quickly and efficiently and improve customer satisfaction.
May 16, 2012

Accenture Launches Cloud-Based New Business and Underwriting Software Application for Life Insurance

ORLANDO; May 15, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has unveiled a cloud-based version of its award winning life insurance new business and underwriting software. Part of the Accenture Life Insurance Platform, Accenture’s life and annuity insurance software suite, the software component is now available with a Software as a Service (SaaS) licensing option, and is designed to help life and annuity insurers drive growth and profitability and expand into new market segments, while helping reduce costs.
May 15, 2012

High-Tech Companies Face Challenges Keeping Pace With New Cloud-Based Business Models, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; April 23, 2012 – High-tech companies are struggling to transform their traditional business models of shipping hardware products or packaged software to more complex business models of providing new services based on cloud computing, new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research has found.
April 23, 2012

Accenture to Become First Global Technology Services Provider to Deliver End-to-End Public Cloud Solution on Windows Azure

NEW YORK; April 10, 2012 – Accenture and Microsoft Corp. have signed an agreement that enables Accenture to provide clients with an end-to-end public cloud solution on the Windows Azure platform, marking the first time clients can contract for design, delivery and ongoing management services of applications hosted in the cloud on Windows Azure from a single global technology services provider.
April 10, 2012

Accenture Selected by Leading U.S. Property & Casualty Insurer to Provide Cloud-Based Claims Software

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced a multi-million dollar agreement with a leading U.S. property and casualty (P&C) insurer to provide claims management support on a Software as a Service (SaaS) basis. Delivered from the cloud, Accenture’s claims management services will allow carriers to have variable capacity and better align costs with the volume of claims activity.
December 12, 2011

Accenture Rolls Out Private Cloud Solution in Support of SAP® Applications

 

MADRID; Nov. 9, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has developed a private cloud solution in support of SAP® (NYSE: SAP) applications that allows businesses and organizations to easily migrate to a lower cost, private cloud infrastructure.

 

 

 

 

November 09, 2011

Accenture Awards NetHope US$1.4 Million to Expand IT Training Academy

NEW YORK; September 22, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetHope today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded NetHope US$1.4 million to expand its NetHope Academy, which provides computer science graduates with internships and on-the-job information technology (IT) skills so they can find work in the IT sector.
September 22, 2011

Accenture to Build Web-Based Portal for The Gender Equality Project

SAN FRANCISCO; August 31, 2011Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will design, build and deploy a cloud-based self-assessment web portal for The Gender Equality Project (TGEP), a Swiss not-for-profit foundation that works with multinational companies to ensure equal opportunities for men and women in the workplace. The portal, which salesforce.com will run on its Heroku cloud platform as a service, is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2011.

August 31, 2011

Accenture and VMware Expand Relationship with Joint Development, Marketing and Delivery Agreement

Accenture and VMware Expand Relationship with Joint Development, Marketing and Delivery Agreement
NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS;  Aug. 30, 2011 – Today at VMworld® 2011, Accenture and VMware announced an expansion of their existing relationship with a technology agreement to perform the joint development, marketing and delivery of a customized set of solutions initially focused on three areas. The expanded relationship is designed to help clients accelerate adoption of cloud computing technologies by providing guidance on how to optimize information technology (IT) processes within the enterprise and educate clients on new best practices.
August 30, 2011