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Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Next-Generation SAP® Products Service Providers


Receives highest score in ‘Current Offering' category in independent
research firm's report

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named a Leader in Forrester's latest
report1 on next-generation SAP products service providers.

The report, "Forrester Wave™: Services Providers for Next-Generation
SAP® Products," states that "Accenture differentiates through scale,
track record, and big bets on future tech" and that "Accenture's
strategy clearly reflects its commitment to grow its SAP practice and
co-create solutions throughout SAP's solution portfolio." It also notes
that "Accenture retains its status as a top choice for large, complex,
transformative SAP projects," adding that "…customers praised
Accenture's ability to deliver in a change-averse environment and at

Of the 13 vendors evaluated, Accenture received the highest score in the
‘Current Offering' category. The report also notes that Accenture has
also invested in an extensive network of innovation centers, studios and
centers of excellence across the globe, including Liquid Studios
dedicated to Leonardo for rapidly developing new SAP® Leonardo apps.

"Our longstanding relationship with SAP has led to unique collaborations
and solutions based on SAP
and SAP
to help clients make the right investments, navigate
complexity and realize value quickly," said Christophe Mouille, senior
managing director and Global SAP Business Group Lead at Accenture.
"We're thrilled to be recognized by Forrester as a leader in
next-generation SAP product service providers, as we continue to develop
our SAP portfolio. One example is the recently launched Accenture
Intelligent Enterprise Platform
, which brings together Accenture's
leading industry solutions, intelligent technologies and SAP® Model
Company services to fast-track enterprise transformation."

As part of an alliance that spans over 40 years, Accenture and SAP have
been collaborating
since 2016
to accelerate development of SAP S/4HANA as well as
industry and line-of-business solutions based on the business suite.
This collaboration, known as Project
, has resulted in differentiated solutions that drive intelligent
enterprise transformation with flexible delivery options for cloud

The full Forrester report is available here.

Accenture has the world's largest team skilled in SAP solutions and
services, with more than 47,000 practitioners globally, and has received 38
SAP Pinnacle Awards
for excellence in developing innovative SAP
solutions that help clients run their businesses better and more

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions – underpinned by the world's largest delivery network –
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With 449,000 people serving clients in more than 120
countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world
works and lives. Visit us at

The Forrester Wave™: Services Providers For
Next-Generation SAP Products, Q2 2018, by Liz Herbert and Amanda LeClair
with Stephen Powers, Sara Sjoblom, and Andrew Reese

SAP, SAP S/4HANA and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as
well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks
of SAP SE (or an SAP affiliate company) in Germany and other countries.
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All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of
their respective companies.

Copyright © 2018 Accenture. All rights reserved. Accenture, its logo,
and High Performance Delivered are trademarks of Accenture.

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