March 14, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Magic Quadrant For SAP Application Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader in Gartner Inc.’s
recently published “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services,
Worldwide1.” Accenture was positioned highest for its ability
to execute and furthest to the right for its completeness of vision in
the Leaders quadrant.

The report states, “This Magic Quadrant is focused on the full life
cycle of SAP application services, spanning project-based implementation
and multiyear application management services (AMS). Analysts evaluate
service providers for their ability to deliver a specific or
comprehensive set of implementation and management services across the
SAP portfolio of products for clients worldwide.”

“We believe this recognition from Gartner reflects our leading
capabilities in SAP and continued investments in innovation to help
clients achieve their digital transformation goals,” said Christophe
Mouille, global managing director of SAP business for Accenture. “Our
clients turn to us to help tackle their most critical business issues.
With our breadth of capabilities, focus on innovation, broad functional
and industry expertise, and deep collaboration with SAP on SAP
and SAP®
, we help our clients become intelligent enterprises that
deliver superior customer experiences and business outcomes.”

The Hershey Company is
working with
Accenture to implement SAP S/4HANA® as part of a
program designed to help the snacks company streamline manufacturing and
supply chain processes, gain real-time customer insights to inform
decision making, and accelerate revenue-generating innovation to drive
growth. The project is part of The Hershey Company’s strategy of growing
core confectionery and snacking products, expanding margins and
leveraging technology for competitive advantage.

Accenture also received the highest
product scores
for the Implementation Services and Implementation
and Management Services Use Cases in Gartner’s “Critical Capabilities
for SAP Application Services, Worldwide” report2. According
to Gartner, a Critical Capabilities document is a comparative analysis
that scores competing products or services against a set of critical
differentiators identified by Gartner. It shows which products or
services are a best fit in various use cases to provide actionable
advice on which products/services you should add to vendor shortlists
for further evaluation.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant report evaluates 18 service providers for
their ability to deliver a specific or comprehensive set of
implementation and management services across the SAP portfolio of
products for clients worldwide. A complimentary copy of the report is
available here.

1Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services,
Worldwide” Kris Doering et al, 26 February 2018.

2Gartner, “Critical Capabilities for SAP Application
Services, Worldwide” Fabio Di Capua et al, 26 February 2018.

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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 more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than
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