September 27, 2016

Accenture Finds that Vast Majority of Companies Are Embracing the Journey to the Cloud but Alignment to Business Strategy Lags

NEW YORK; Sept. 27, 2016 – According to research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) released today, although there’s a significant uptick in cloud adoption at the enterprise level, companies are missing the full benefit of their cloud adoptions by not factoring their IT implementations into their overall business strategy. The “Cloud in the Boardroom” study of nearly 1,900 c-suite executives across the world, found that while more than 95 percent of respondents have a five-year cloud strategy already in place, only 38 percent have aligned these plans with overarching business goals.  
September 18, 2016

Accenture Recognized as a Top Oracle Global Partner at Open World 2016

SAN FRANCISCO; Sept. 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has received three prestigious 2016 Oracle Excellence Awards, which were bestowed at the Oracle OpenWorld Oracle PartnerNetwork General Session, on Sunday in San Francisco:
August 22, 2016

Accenture to Acquire Australian Security Company Redcore

MELBOURNE; Aug. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Redcore, a privately held Australia-based consulting company that specializes in providing identity and access management services (IAM), as well as security services for Cloud, network management, public key infrastructure, cyber defense, applications and the internet of things. 
August 18, 2016

Accenture Recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Report from Everest Group

NEW YORK; August 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader and Star Performer, in the Everest Group Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. As a Leader in the mature and hyper-competitive finance and accounting (F&A) outsourcing market, the report recognizes Accenture’s strong capabilities across the entire F&A value chain.
August 04, 2016

Accenture, Splunk, Palo Alto Networks and Tanium Team on New Cyber Breach Prevention and Defense Solution

NEW YORK; August 4, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK), Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) and Tanium today announced an advanced managed cyber defense solution that makes it easier, more efficient and effective to identify, prevent, detect, and respond to attacks. The integrated offering will be delivered through the Accenture Cyber Defense Platform (ACDP) to improve security and visibility across global networks and on every endpoint. 
August 02, 2016

Accenture Launches New FusionX Incident Response Services Globally

NEW YORK; August 2, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the expansion of its incident response capabilities and global services through FusionX, part of Accenture Security. Known for its fundamentally differentiated approach to intelligence-based, cyberattack simulation services, FusionX has built upon its vast understanding of adversaries and their breadth of technical experience to develop a holistic incident response solution that addresses client preparedness, through threat identification and eradication.
July 19, 2016

Accenture Demonstrates Technology Prototype to Promote Gender Pay Parity at the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today unveiled a technology prototype aimed at addressing gender diversity and pay gaps in the fast-growing freelance labor market, which is forecasted to represent 43 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020.
July 11, 2016

Accenture to Invest €500,000 in RoboValley to Create New Innovations in Robotics

AMSTERDAM and DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS; July 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and RoboValley, an innovation hub for robotics located at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, have announced a five-year collaboration designed to advance the development of the next generation of robotics technology. Accenture will invest €500,000 to facilitate international robotics research and development and knowledge sharing, becoming RoboValley’s Crown Partner. 
June 27, 2016

New Report Finds Insider Corporate Data Theft and Malware Infections Among Biggest Threat to Digital Business in 2016

NEW YORK; June 27, 2016 – Insider data theft and malware attacks top the list of the most significant concerns for enterprise security executives, a new report from Accenture and HfS Research reveals. Of those surveyed, a majority (69 percent) of respondents experienced an attempted or successful theft or corruption of data by insiders during the prior 12 months, with media and technology organizations reporting the highest rate (77 percent). This insider risk will continue to be an issue, with security professionals’ concerns over insider theft of corporate information alone rising by nearly two-thirds over the coming 12 to 18 months. Additionally, the research shows that a budget shortage for hiring cybersecurity talent and well-trained employees is hindering the ability of organizations to properly defend themselves against these attacks. 
June 24, 2016

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape Report

NEW YORK; June 24, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as the overall leader, ahead of all competitors, in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. In the report, Accenture achieved the highest leader placement out of 17 other procurement outsourcing service providers across both the market success and the delivery capability axis and was identified as a star performer.