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Accenture Application Services for Microsoft are focused on helping organizations achieve high performance by delivering business solutions on the Microsoft platform effectively and at scale.
Accenture's long-standing relationship with both Microsoft and Avanade allows Accenture to deliver better overall business value for its clients: more effective and efficient technology that is delivered at a lower cost. Here's how:
Accenture brings deep industry and technical knowledge, strategic insights, business acumen and extensive implementation experience to align your business and information technology strategies and help you achieve high performance.
Avanade provides the deep technical expertise in Microsoft technologies, as well as proven architectures, frameworks, methodologies and a worldwide network of Microsoft-certified consultants to help you define a roadmap for seamless deployment.
Microsoft offers market-leading, enterprise-ready technologies, platforms and services, as well as an unmatched knowledge about its products, to help you maximize your technology investments and achieve your full potential.
Working closely with Avanade and Microsoft, Accenture has developed a broad range of solutions aimed at helping clients make the most of their Microsoft investments. Find out more about how Accenture’s solutions can help your organization achieve high performance.
In addition, Accenture has transformed its own IT by working with Avanade and alliance partner Microsoft:
The Journey to High Performance: Transforming Accenture's IT Services [PDF, 400KB]
Every business is striving to get ahead and avoid disruption. To be innovative. Flexible. Agile. To get there they need the expertise, strength and agility of a powerful team that delivers performance-changing results: the alliance of Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft.
Avanade was created by Accenture and Microsoft in 2000 to help customers realize the best results from their Microsoft technology. Accenture’s long-standing heritage in technology consulting and outsourcing makes it an exceptional partner in transformation. Microsoft’s immense range of technologies provides reliable power for the enterprise, as well as the flexibility to innovate quickly. And Avanade brings the best of both worlds together—in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft platform along with a penchant for innovation and a commitment to delivering value and realizing results.
The right tools and perspective for the digital revolution
Our global alliance combines the strengths of all three companies. Together we help enterprises get the most from their IT investment. More than 55,000 Microsoft-trained professionals in Accenture and Avanade have delivered more than 10,000 projects for 4,000 customers worldwide. Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft are helping enterprises realize possibilities and create new solutions for a digital age.
Accenture and Avanade have received over 50 Microsoft Partner awards, including Microsoft’s Alliance Partner of the Year eight times. In addition:
Your industry-leading Microsoft partner
Avanade and Accenture have more than 23,000 certi?cations in Microsoft technology, and with 21 Microsoft Gold Competencies, which is more than any other partner in the industry. With the help of our global alliances, customers can meet business goals with agility, speed, and certainty.
Our ability to create new solutions based on Microsoft’s enterprise technologies is due, in large part, to the strong relationship Accenture and Avanade have forged with Microsoft. Our early adopter programs give clients access to next-generation Microsoft technology. Our three-way exchange of ideas is brought to life in client locations around the world and through the Accenture Technology Labs, Microsoft Technology Centers and the Accenture and Avanade Solutions Showcase at Microsoft, demonstrating what’s possible when business and technology come together to solve real problems.
Your digital experts
Using proven methodologies, deep expertise and leading-edge technology, Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft help you maximize the cloud, mobile, and social trends to drive entirely new digital innovation that transforms the way you do business, both inside and out. Maximizing on the intersection of business and technology means efficiencies, agility and empowering people to work more effectively.
Learn more about how Avanade’s business technology solutions and managed services can help you realize results.
Accenture and Avanade provide a broad range of technology services and solutions that help organizations in every industry achieve their business goals. We apply our collective insight and expertise, honed from delivering thousands of Microsoft deployments, to help our clients enhance business agility, improve customer loyalty and increase productivity.
Working together, Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft offer services and solutions for:
Custom enterprise application development provides you with an alternative to packaged solutions, creating the application development flexibility you require at speed and at lower cost. Leveraging Microsoft .NET, the Microsoft stack, and Agile development methodologies, our services emphasize engaging user experiences, faster time to results and transformative digital solutions that unlock new value and create competitive advantage.
In a global economy, teams can often be dispersed widely across countries and time zones, but they need to share content, information and ideas as if they were in the same room. Creating an effective platform for collaboration is essential. Using Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Lync Online or Lync Server, SharePoint Online or SharePoint Server, and Yammer, our Enterprise Collaboration services transform how you work together by connecting people, improving content sharing and optimizing processes with services for unified communications, social computing, content management, portals and applications.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Managing customer relationships effectively has always been important. Today, it’s essential. With multiple channels available for customer interactions, it’s never been more critical to have a platform that is agile, flexible and scalable to address their needs today and in the future.
Accenture and Avanade bring your customers, partners and your business together with technology like Microsoft Dynamics CRM that transforms the customer experience around interactions that drive more profitable relationships. Our solutions go beyond sales, marketing and service to deliver industry-specific capabilities that result in improved productivity and efficiency at a fraction of the price.
Data and Analytics
Data is digital’s core currency, so turning data into a strategic asset is a business imperative. Whether it’s organizing your data, creating governance and strategy, data warehousing, or applying industry, mobile or predictive analytics, Accenture and Avanade are the experts at combining your Microsoft data – across Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server and more – with the world’s data, turning it into strategic information and actionable insights.
Enterprise Resource Planning
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) services underpin many organizations’ abilities to operate in economies and industries that are subject to rapid change, creating opportunities and challenges. Using Microsoft Dynamics AX, Accenture and Avanade implement industry-specific enterprise resource planning solutions for agile, flexible and tightly integrated operations. Most importantly, our solutions are scalable, flexible, cost-effective and designed to boost business productivity and profitability.
From the data center to the desktop, our Infrastructure services help you gain greater business agility, faster time-to-value and improved operational effectiveness with solutions that empower you to create dynamic digital workplaces and innovate how work gets done.
Our services enable modern ecosystems that support work from any device, allow new collaborative business processes, streamline application and operating system management and create a more flexible approach to deploying services on private cloud environments.
The cloud – whether public, private or hybrid – has revolutionized IT infrastructure, development and management, enabling IT to offload the burden of upgrades and maintenance to focus instead on delivering business value. Accenture and Avanade help companies drive growth, reduce cost and improve agility by delivering innovative managed services that transform the economics of IT.
In today’s hyper-connected world, mobility is an imperative for engaging your customers and enabling your workforce. Accenture and Avanade’s Mobility solutions drive better collaboration, communications and greater agility across your organization to enable work to happen beyond traditional boundaries as safely and securely as possible.
User expectations are soaring as the gap widens between the modern technology consumer experience and the applications employees use at work. Our User Experience services help you to build beautiful, intuitive, modern experiences with versatile access that enable more satisfied customers and productive employees.
For almost 15 years, Accenture and Avanade have been successful at delivering business and technology solutions on the Microsoft platform, quickly and at scale. How successful? More than 10,000 projects completed for 4,000 customers. Eight-time winner of “Microsoft Partner of the Year” award. A team of more than 55,000 people, who have earned more than 23,000 Microsoft certifications and 21 Gold Competencies.
If you are looking to make the most of your Microsoft technology investment—or if you are considering a new investment to transform your business, you will not find a better partner than the alliance of Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft. We bring the power of three to each and every project.
Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft are helping enterprises realize possibilities and create new solutions for a digital age.
Accenture Tech Vision 2014
Every business is a digital business.
We are helping organizations envision the future, and see how digital technologies can transform the way they do business—starting today. We look beyond the trends and the technologies, to help you see and explore the business value that can be unlocked, and the competitive edge to be gained.
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