Accenture Receives Two 2013 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

  Accenture Receives Two 2013 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

   Forty-two SAP partner awards presented to Accenture globally since 2012

SAPPHIRE NOW 2013

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- May 7, 2013

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received two 2013 SAP® Pinnacle awards in the categories
of “Cloud Co-innovation Partner of the Year” and the “System Integrator Market
Impact Award”. The company was also named a finalist in two other service
categories: “Database and Technology/HANA Co-innovation Partner of the Year”
and “Service Expansion Award.”

SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP (NYSE: SAP) partners
that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and
driving customer success. Finalists and winners in 19 categories were based on
field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the
following four categories: co-innovation, market expansion, service delivery
and sustainability.

“We’re pleased to be honored with two 2013 SAP Pinnacle awards, especially in
a key strategic growth area like cloud,” said Christophe Mouille, global
managing director of SAP business, Accenture. “This recognition is further
validation of the deep skills and capabilities Accenture possesses in support
of SAP solutions that enable us to deliver strong business value and
innovation to our clients.”

“We congratulate Accenture on its well-deserved recognition of two 2013 SAP
Pinnacle awards and on its outstanding partnership with SAP,” said Eric
Duffaut, corporate officer and president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP.
“SAP is an innovative and fast-growth company. We put customer success at the
center of everything we do. Our vibrant and expanding ecosystem of partners is
critical to the company we are now and the company we want to become in the
future. Together with our partners – who are co-innovating with us, reselling
and implementing our solutions – we offer choice and deliver transformational
value to our joint customers of all sizes. Partners like Accenture are our
force multipliers, and today, more than ever, they are essential to our
customers’ success.”

Accenture has received a total of 42 global and regional SAP partner awards
over the last 18 months and has won 25 SAP Pinnacle Awards since 2002.
Accenture has one of the largest practices in the world dedicated to SAP
solutions, with more than 38,000 skilled professionals delivering projects
each year to clients around the globe.

As a recipient of 2013 SAP Pinnacle awards, Accenture has been invited to
participate in the SAP Leadership Forum at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP’s international
customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14 – 16, where winners
will receive their awards. The SAP Leadership Forum will bring together an
exclusive group of executives from SAP’s top customers, prospects and partner
organizations, providing an opportunity to network and exchange business
ideas.

In the Accenture Innovation Center for SAP Solutions (booth 1028) at SAPPHIRE
NOW customers and prospects are shown a "Day in the Life" demo scenario which
shows how SAP solutions and Accenture industry knowledge combine to support
their industry business processes. Visit Accenture and SAP at SAPPHIRE NOW,
booth 1028.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with approximately 261,000 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.

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Contact:

Accenture
Peter Y. Soh, +703-947-2571
peter.y.soh@accenture.com
or
Jens R. Derksen, +49-30-89047-61393
jens.derksen@accenture.com
 
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