Accenture Launches New Innovation Center for SAP® Solutions in Toronto
TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2013, 2013 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its
global network of Innovation Centers for SAP® Solutions with the
opening of a new center in Toronto. Focused on accelerating the
development, delivery and commercialization of business solutions based
on SAP technology, the center will help Canadian businesses increase
speed to market, enhance flexibility, and improve business performance.
The Accenture Innovation Centers for SAP Solutions bring together
Accenture's functional and industry expertise with the latest SAP
technology, including the SAP HANA® platform, analytics, mobility and
cloud computing technologies. Supported by teams of professionals from
Accenture and SAP, the centers provide clients with process-specific
business solutions, the latest research around existing and emerging
SAP technology, and the industrialization of the resulting solution,
content and delivery methods.
The Accenture Innovation Center for SAP Solutions in Toronto is focused
on key Canadian growth industries, such as mining, banking, the public
sector, consumer goods and retail.
"The new Accenture Innovation Center for SAP Solutions will drive
Canadian businesses forward on key emerging technology trends in the
country, including mobility, analytics, and cloud computing. With our
global expertise and local knowledge, we can deliver end-to-end
technology solutions based on SAP software to help process and manage
growing amounts of data, ultimately driving better results for business
and governments," said Wayne Ingram, Managing Director of Technology at
Accenture's Canadian operations.
"Using this center, Canadian businesses can access innovative business
solutions worldwide based on SAP technology to develop solutions that
meet specific Canadian business challenges," said Mark Aboud, Managing
Director, SAP Canada.
The Canadian center joins Accenture's global network of Innovation
Centers in the U.S., Japan, China, Australia, Singapore, Europe, South
Africa and India. Innovation Centers leverage the skills and expertise
at locations across the Accenture Global Delivery Network, Accenture
Technology Labs and the Accenture Global Talent and Innovation Network.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with approximately 259,000 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 is www.accenture.com.
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of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. All other product
and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective
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Theresa Ebden Accenture 647-622-8394 Theresa.Ebden@Accenture.com
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