Outsourcing services for SAP

With a 40-year history providing SAP services and 20 years providing application outsourcing services, Accenture can deliver reliable, value-generating outsourcing solutions.


We deliver value in an application outsourcing relationship quickly—using an agile, low-cost transition process that leverages our unique asset, Accenture Insight for Enterprise Systems (AIES). AIES provides an extensive, customized analysis of your existing SAP environment that generates a clear, accelerated transition path and ongoing guidance to drive continuous improvement across all aspects of your SAP application landscape.

We rapidly create a reliable and highly productive SAP environment. Our solution factories for SAP serve multiple clients by providing standard services and access to innovative assets through a shared pool of highly specialized experts. This model can offer more than 10-15 percent cost savings compared to custom application outsourcing solutions.

In December 2014, Accenture was positioned the furthest within the "Leaders" quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for worldwide SAP application management service providers, worldwide.


Business Process Outsourcing

Accenture and SAP are redefining business process outsourcing (BPO) services and developing new business operations services that can help companies achieve significant process efficiencies and related cost savings across finance, procurement and human resources.

One example of this collaborative innovation is a solution that provides electronic invoicing capabilities via the Ariba Network, enabling Accenture and SAP clients to drive a touchless global invoicing process that helps reduce operating costs, supports complex compliance requirements and improves business commerce collaboration.

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Accenture and SAP Expand Global Alliance to Deliver Next Generation Cloud-Based Solutions for Procurement and Finance and Accounting BPO Clients


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Infrastructure Outsourcing

Accenture provides a range of services, from network management and application hosting to remote technology support, which can boost SAP performance levels. We enable our clients to move towards becoming high-performance businesses by outsourcing the management of IT assets and services to create a more cost-effective and responsive IT infrastructure—one that more easily scales and adapts to business needs. Accenture offers unbiased, independent infrastructure solutions and uses its negotiating power for hardware, software and services; extensive industry and outsourcing expertise; and global footprint to deliver them.

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Shared Services

Accenture believes that shared services, when elevated to a strategic level, play a critical role in helping organizations achieve high performance in areas including finance, human resources, procurement and sales and marketing.

Accenture and SAP contributed their best business process, service delivery and technology assets and skills to develop shared services centers. By providing a globally consistent service, Accenture and SAP help organizations manage their back-office functions more effectively.

Client Case Study


Henkel collaborated with Accenture for SAP application maintenance and CRM and supply chain planning. The program enables Henkel to reduce IT costs by €50 million and reinvest in new projects.