Accenture Ranked as Top IT Services Vendor in Life Science Industry For Third Year in a Row by Independent Research Firm

  Accenture Ranked as Top IT Services Vendor in Life Science Industry For
  Third Year in a Row by Independent Research Firm

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 11, 2013

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been ranked as the number one life science
information technology (IT) services vendor in a global survey conducted by
IDC Health Insights. It is the third consecutive year Accenture has received
this ranking.

The ranking was cited in the report: “Perspective: IDC Health Insights' Top
Preferred Life Science Technology Vendors for 2013,” which documents results
from IDC Health Insights’ Leading Indicators in Life Science IT Spending
Survey.”^1The IDC Health Insights survey shows the majority of respondents
expect to contract with Accenture during the next 12 months for IT services.
Click here for a link to the report.

Anne O’Riordan, global managing director of Accenture’s Life Sciences
practice, said, “We are pleased to be recognized again as the top IT provider
for the life sciences industry, as measured by IDC Health Insights. I am proud
of all of the professionals in our global network who have worked so hard for
this designation.”

The IDC Health Insights report is a biannual IT budget-tracking survey of
several hundred life science companies. The survey, which polled 102 industry
leaders on planned IT budgetary spending, technology priorities and vendor
preference, asked participants to identify which vendors servicing the life
science market they expect to spend money with on software, hardware and IT
services over the next 12 months.

[1] IDC Health Insights:“Perspective: IDC Health Insights' Top Preferred Life
Science Technology Vendors for 2013,” Document # HI239146, February 2013, Eric
Newmark.

About Accenture

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$27.9billion for the fiscal year ended
Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

Contact:

Accenture
Cam Granstra, 312-693-5992
cameria.l.granstra@accenture.com
 
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