Big Reports on Accenture Expanding in Response to Demand for Cloud Solutions

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Big4, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC, reports on Accenture’s plans to launch new Cloud Centers of Excellence in the United States and Canada, and in the UK and France later this year. reports that the announcements were made after this week’s Cloudforce London 2012 conference and also include the opening of the Accenture Innovation Center for in London. The new center will serve as a showcase location for Accenture and to bring to life new solutions and prototypes based on innovative implementation approaches and to demonstrate the tremendous client value the two companies can jointly deliver.

The two companies will also invest in joint activities to accelerate the delivery of Salesforce solutions in the enterprise market and these projects include closer R&D cooperation in rapidly developing areas including social collaboration, digital marketing and analytics, with direct links between product development teams and Accenture Technology Labs.

Paul Daugherty, chief technology architect at Accenture commented:

“Accenture and are taking our alliance to a new level as we continue to see significant new opportunities,” he said. “Over the past two years we have seen tremendous growth in our software as a service (SaaS) business. represents the largest share of our SaaS business and we’re seeing more cloud-enabled transformation programs in the pipeline than ever, increasingly connected to the social enterprise.”

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