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Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Leading Industry Analyst Firm's Magic Quadrant for SAP Implementation Service Providers

Friday, July 27, 2012

Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Leading Industry Analyst Firm's Magic Quadrant for SAP Implementation Service Providers07:00 EDT Friday, July 27, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner Inc.'s recently published “Magic Quadrant for SAP Implementation Service Providers, North America.”1 Gartner assessed 20 of the leading service providers for the Magic Quadrant, which focused on the implementation services of SAP® solutions for each company across consulting, system integration and implementation in North America. “We believe Accenture's positioning as a leader in this Magic Quadrant is a reflection of our unrivaled combination of broad industry knowledge, superior skills and expertise with SAP solutions, and unsurpassed delivery capabilities for the core SAP ERP application as well as highly strategic areas such as analytics on the SAP HANA® platform, cloud and mobility technologies,” said Mark Willford, global managing director of SAP business for Accenture. “We continue to invest in our North America business for SAP solutions including sharpening our industry focus and adding more capabilities. Our passion is to keep developing innovative new solutions that deliver real value for our clients.” The Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluated each service provider's comprehensive set of offerings based on SAP solutions, including their ability to provide consulting services for SAP solution-based environments; ability to provide a comprehensive set of system integration and implementation services across SAP applications, products and technologies; and ability to service multiple industries. 1 Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for SAP Implementation Service Providers, North America,” by Susan Tan, July 12 2012. Click here to access the full report. About Accenture Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 249,000 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$25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page is www.accenture.com. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.SAP, SAP HANA and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries.All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies. AccenturePeter Y. Soh, + 703-947-2571peter.y.soh@accenture.com