Accenture and Avanade Named to the Leaders Category in Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services
“With the largest group of skilled Microsoft consultants in the world, Avanade brings clients innovative thinking that helps enable them to tap into the potential of Microsoft as part of their digital transformation strategy”
The report, “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services 2019 Vendor Assessment” (doc #US45034818, May 2019), evaluated 10 leading global Microsoft Enterprise Implementation Services providers across a range of lifecycle services including design, build, and integrated functions, including implementation of all Microsoft enterprise business solutions. Accenture and Avanade were evaluated as a single entity for this report because their go-to-market strategies and capabilities for Microsoft services are tightly integrated.
According to the report, buyers rated Accenture and Avanade highly for their ability to integrate their team with customers’ internal teams, meet project timelines and handle changes in project scope. It also highlighted Accenture’s and Microsoft’s unique relationship through Avanade and the recently announced Accenture Microsoft Business Group.
The report states, “This relationship enables them to have a go-to-market strategy that is closely aligned with Microsoft’s strategy to take customers to the path of digital transformation. Together, they offer solutions around digital customers, the digital workplace, business applications, Internet of Things (IoT), AI, cloud transformation, and engineering services that help facilitate a customer’s digital transformation journey.”
Emma McGuigan, senior managing director and Accenture Microsoft Business Group lead, Accenture, said, “Maintaining our leadership position in this report demonstrates our success and continued commitment to provide clients with leading enterprise transformation solutions on the Microsoft platform. Our recent launch of the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, powered by Avanade, is helping us take this to the next level, building on our unique relationship with Microsoft to help deliver even better business outcomes for our clients.”
“With the largest group of skilled Microsoft consultants in the world, Avanade brings clients innovative thinking that helps enable them to tap into the potential of Microsoft as part of their digital transformation strategy,” said Adam Warby, Avanade chief executive officer. “We’re delighted to be recognized as a leader in this report and will continue to work with our clients to help them imagine the art of the possible on the Microsoft ecosystem.”