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New center expands Accenture footprint in India to 25 facilities and more than 50 centers globally
KOLKATA, India; February 1, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a new technology delivery center in Kolkata at Unitech Infospace in the Rajarhat New Town area. The addition of the latest delivery center in Kolkata brings the number of Accenture delivery center facilities in India to 25, with locations in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi (National Capital Region), Hyderabad, Pune and Mumbai, serving more than 500 clients in India and around the world. The new center joins more than 50 delivery centers in Accenture’s Global Delivery Network (GDN).
The new delivery center will provide a full range of IT services including application development and management and infrastructure support. The center will also focus on developing capabilities in enterprise technologies such as SAP and Siebel, as well as net-centric technologies including Java and Microsoft. It will in addition provide business-intelligence and testing capabilities.
The center will leverage the rich local talent of technology graduates and IT professionals, as well as that of existing Accenture professionals whose skills match the center’s needs and wish to relocate to Kolkata.
“The launch of our operations in Kolkata is further evidence of Accenture’s deep commitment to India and allows us to tap into a large pool of high-quality talent from the region,” said Keith Haviland, global lead for technology delivery, Accenture. “Our employees in Kolkata will work seamlessly with their Accenture colleagues around the world, sharing the same training, methodology, tools and metrics to ensure the same high level of service to our clients.”
The Accenture Global Delivery Network comprises more than 120,000 professionals at more than 50 delivery centers and other Accenture and client locations worldwide. By applying a systematic approach to creating and capturing proven, repeatable processes, methodologies, tools, metrics and architectures, Accenture’s GDN delivers consistent services and solutions to clients globally.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 211,000 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$21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
February 1, 2011
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