Accenture Launches New Innovation Center for SAP® Solutions in Toronto
TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - 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,
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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Theresa Ebden Accenture 647-622-8394 Theresa.Ebden@Accenture.com
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