Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was recently awarded six prestigious country-level Oracle Excellence Awards, earning a current total of 19 Oracle Excellence Awards across North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific in the last 12 months alone.
These six newest awards recognize Accenture for its contributions across various areas of IT, specifically in the European region:
- Specialized Partner of the Year, Engineered Systems – Denmark
- Specialized Partner of the Year, Cloud PaaS – Finland
- Specialized Partner of the Year, Business Analytics – Norway
- Specialized Partner of the Year, Systems Integrator – Sweden
- Specialized Partner of the Year, Infrastructure-as-a-Service – Germany
- Systems Integrator of the Year, Cloud CX – Italy
“These awards are a testament to the contributions of the Accenture team, making it a banner year for the Accenture and Oracle relationship, which now spans more than two decades,” said Terri Strauss, managing director of Oracle business for Accenture. “Our efforts to drive innovation and automation, develop ideal solutions and build expertise in the New IT have made Accenture a leader in cloud delivery.”
In the past year, Accenture’s Oracle practice has added Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings to its existing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) capabilities, and achieved Oracle Global Cloud Elite status – one of the highest levels attainable in the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
Accenture also became the first Oracle Cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP) and was recognized as a leader in both The Forrester Wave: Services Providers For Next-Generation Oracle Application Projects, Q3 2016 and the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oracle Implementation Services 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc #US40140016, September 2016) reports.
As an example of its growing Oracle IaaS capability, Accenture recently helped DNA, a Finnish telecommunication company, to set-up the Infrastructure Oracle Cloud environment that enabled DNA to test the performance and scalability of Oracle’s Public Cloud.
“Accenture has shown tremendous dedication to driving innovation by accelerating implementation of Oracle solutions for customers all over the world,” said Camillo Speroni, vice president, Worldwide Strategic Alliances, Oracle. “Accenture’s many recognitions, along with their latest expansion to IaaS offerings, highlight their practice’s expertise and leadership as a top global system integrator for Oracle solutions and services.”
Accenture has more than 52,000 “Oracle-skilled” consultants around the world who help accelerate digital transformation by implementing Oracle-based business solutions and new business processes – that can develop and evolve as their digital business grows. For more information on the Accenture and Oracle relationship, please visit www.accenture/oracle.