July 21, 2015

Accenture to Acquire EnergyQuote JHA, Expanding its Energy Management As-a-Service Capabilities

LONDON; July 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire EnergyQuote JHA, a Pan-European energy management and procurement services provider. The acquisition will bolster Accenture’s energy procurement capabilities in Europe and further enhance its ability to deliver energy management as-a-service to clients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.  
July 20, 2015

Accenture Acquires Full Ownership Stake in Solium from BBVA, Expanding Its Capabilities for Delivering Hybrid Cloud Solutions to Enterprises

MADRID; July 20, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has strengthened its hybrid cloud and mobility capabilities in Europe by acquiring full ownership in Solium, a Madrid-based technology company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 15, 2015

Accenture and Avanade to Help Freeport-McMoRan Implement Cloud-Based IT Model Based on Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure

NEW YORK; July 15, 2015 ­– Accenture(NYSE: ACN) has signed a five-year contract with Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a premier international natural resources company, to continue migrating its information technology (IT) operations to a cloud-based model.  Aligned to its cloud strategy, the project is designed to help Freeport-McMoRan achieve its “IT of the Future” objective – which includes making the company more agile and enabling it to innovate faster – while reducing costs and improving service quality and satisfaction.
July 14, 2015

Two Thirds of Enterprises Not Prepared for “As-a-Service Economy,” According to Accenture and HfS Research Study

NEW YORK and BOSTON; July 14, 2015 – The ways enterprises buy and receive services to augment their operations are undergoing unprecedented change, according to a new research study sponsored by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and published by industry analyst firm HfS Research. The report finds that while cost effective business services will always be important, achieving the next threshold of value creation is dependent upon transitioning to the emerging “As-a-Service Economy.” In this model, value is delivered via on-demand, highly scalable plug-and-play services that impact business outcomes. Simplification is king – eliminating complexity, poor processes and manual intervention in favor of working smarter through simplified, but intelligent operations.
June 24, 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Extends IT Outsourcing Contract with Accenture

STAMFORD, CT and NEW YORK, NY; June 24, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has signed an agreement with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), one of the world’s largest hotel and leisure companies, to continue providing a range of information technology (IT) outsourcing services. The original agreement began in 2009 and will be extended for an additional five years, building on the successful business relationship and delivery of application and infrastructure services. 
 
May 19, 2015

Accenture Launches Resources Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Saudi Arabia to Provide End-to-End Services for Refining and Petrochemical Companies

AL KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia; May 19, 2015 – Accenture has launched a new center of excellence in Al Khobar to provide services and skills for petroleum refinery and petrochemical companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries. The Accenture Resources Manufacturing Center of Excellence will help meet increasing demand for services in the Gulf region including designing, building, deploying and operating integrated refinery information systems, manufacturing operations and management systems.
April 29, 2015

Accenture Receives HP PartnerOne Global Solution Partner of the Year Award for Big Data

NEW YORK; April 29, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the HP PartnerOne Global Solution Partner of the Year for Big Data at the 2015 HP Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas. Accenture received the award for its ability to harness the power of information to drive business value using elements of its Solution-as-a-Service for the SAP HANA® platform, including HP Appliances for SAP HANA, HP Remote Management Services for SAP® Software and HP Proactive Care.
 
February 24, 2015

Accenture Expands Footprint in the Philippines, Announces Third Delivery Center in Ilocos

San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines; February 24, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, is announcing the expansion of its footprint in the Philippines with a new delivery center based in Ilocos, set to become operational in the latter part of 2015. This is the third Accenture delivery center in the country, in addition to centers in Metro Manila and Cebu City.
 
February 18, 2015

Accenture Receives Two Consulting and Integration Partner of the Year Awards at VMware Partner Exchange 2015

SAN FRANCISCO; Feb. 18, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has received both the Global and Americas VMware Partner Network Award in the Consulting and Integration Partner of the Year category. Accenture was recognized at VMware Partner Exchange 2015 in San Francisco.
 
February 16, 2015

Accenture Named to List of World's Best Outsourcing Providers by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals

NEW YORK; Feb. 16, 2015 – For the tenth consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the 2015 Global Outsourcing 100 list by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). The Global Outsourcing 100 is an annual listing of the world's best outsourcing service providers.