|[November 13, 2012]
Accenture Positioned in the "Leaders" Quadrant of Leading Industry Analyst Firm's Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Management Service Providers
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the "Leaders" quadrant in
Gartner (News - Alert) Inc.'s recently published "Magic Quadrant for SAP Application
Management Service Providers, Worldwide."1
Gartner assessed 15 of the leading service providers for the Magic
Quadrant, which focused on companies providing application management
services for SAP (News - Alert)® solutions as part of multiyear-based agreements.
"For us, Accenture's positioning in this new Magic Quadrant reinforces
our reputation as a worldwide services provider with a proven track
record of successful implementations of SAP solutions, strong vertical
industry knowledge and global scale and capabilities," said Christophe
Mouille, global managing director of SAP business for Accenture (News - Alert). "Our
long-standing relationship with SAP and ongoing collaboration in areas
such as the SAP HANA® platform, and cloud and mobility solutions reflect
our commitment to help clients maximize their investments in SAP
solutions and drive measurable business value."
As part of its partnership with SAP, Accenture has developed a complete
set of delivery methods to increase predictability and to secure ongoing
quality-driven service. Accenture has also created proprietary tools
such as Accenture Enterprise Insight in support of SAP solutions, which
provides an 'X-ray' of the inner workings of the client's system to
facilitate faster knowledge transfer and optimize the application
environment over the long term.
Gartner evaluates service providers on their ability to execute and
their completeness of vision in regard to worldwide SAP application
management services. This includes all ongoing SAP application services
provided as part of a multiyear-based agreement and ongoing activities
related to application development, implementation, integration,
testing, maintenance and support, and help desk services delivered
within the scope of a multiyear application services agreement.
1 Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for SAP Application
Management Service Providers, Worldwide," by Gilbert van der Heiden,
Christopher Ambrose, Helen Huntley, October 23, 2012. Click
here to access the full report.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with more than 257,000 people serving clients in
more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience,
comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions,
and extensive research on the world's most successful companies,
Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance
businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of
US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page
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