2021 Microsoft Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year

We are honored to be named Microsoft’s Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year for the 16th time

The Accenture-Avanade-Microsoft Partnership

Our combined service capabilities, global scale and joint solution development helps clients overcome disruption and lead transformation in their industries.

Clients around the globe are looking to Accenture, Microsoft and Avanade for new strategies and industry solutions to drive innovation and growth in the digital era.

Bringing together 52,000 dedicated professionals, the Accenture Microsoft Business Group—powered by Avanade—empowers enterprises to thrive in the era of digital disruption.

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The new organization represents the largest partner investment in harnessing the enterprise-wide potential of Microsoft technology to date.


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Our Microsoft offerings

Bringing combined service capabilities, global scale and joint solution development to help clients overcome disruption and lead transformation in their industries.

Elastic Digital Workplace for the Microsoft Platform

Remote working and the first step to Workplace Experience transformation in exceptional times. Read more.

Business Reinvention through the Lens of Data

Together with Microsoft, we help organizations leverage data at scale, improve its quality and unlock its value with applied intelligence. Read more.

Cloud First in Healthcare

We deliver cloud-first solutions that transform the most complex areas of healthcare. 2020 Microsoft Healthcare Partner of the Year. Read more.

Digital Manufacturing and Operations

With Microsoft, we help clients embed intelligence into the very fabric of factories, plants, and sites. Read more.

Public Service

For unprecedented times, Accenture and Microsoft offer Video-Enabled Justice and Virtual Visits solutions for the benefit of the public. Read more.

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Microsoft recognition in record number of categories

Accenture and Avanade are honored to be working side-by-side with Microsoft to solve some of the most difficult challenges facing our clients. From migrating large, business-critical SAP environments to Azure in record time, to elevating the Workplace Experience for every employee by embracing Microsoft Viva as part of a holistic approach that puts people first. From building innovative and sustainable mobility solutions to accelerating the pace of digital adoption and deployment for manufacturers with Digital Twin solutions. With 52,0000 people and 43,000 Azure certifications, we enable end-to-end transformations, by delivering a broad range of Azure services across infrastructure, platform, data, IoT and cognitive computing. And finally, we have developed trailblazing solutions for our nonprofit clients – positively impacting beneficiaries, donors, employees and volunteers while helping nonprofits fulfil their missions. The best is yet to come.

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Case studies

Swiss eco-tech company successfully scales their ambitious vision.

Transforming fleet management for Microsoft’s global headquarters.

Leonardo soars high with omnichannel customer experience

How citizen development empowers Accenture people to innovate.

NHSmail: World’s largest email migration to the cloud

Grocer Intermarché, Microsoft and Accenture build a Data Factory to enable Intermarché to deliver its purpose to customers, with immediate results.

Pandora polishes digital experience by migrating to Microsoft Azure.

DuPont moved production quality systems to the cloud to drive independent operations, real-time monitoring, reduced costs and increased flexibility.

Marelli’s transformation journey uses Azure-based digital technologies to improve manufacturing operations.


Leaders speak

The Accenture Microsoft Business Group is a major step forward in our decades-long relationship with Microsoft.

Paul Daugherty

Group Chief Executive – Technology & Chief Technology Officer

Building on our successful partnership with Accenture and Avanade, we will help customers fuel innovation at scale and lead their industries into the future.

Judson Althoff

Microsoft EVP, Worldwide Commercial Business


Latest updates from Accenture Newsroom.

16-Time Microsoft Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year

For the 16th time, Microsoft has named Accenture/Avanade as its Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year. Plus eight other 2021 Partner of the Year awards.

Microsoft and Accenture Expand Commitment to Support Social Entrepreneurs

Companies extend program to support emerging technology startups with solutions focused on sustainability and skilling.

Accenture, Microsoft and Blue Yonder Help Companies Accelerate Supply Chain Transformation in the Cloud

Together, we are helping clients across retail, consumer goods and hi-tech industries outmaneuver uncertainty with supply chain transformations.

Accenture Helps Equinor Improve Business Operations and Increase Agility with the Cloud

The migration of SAP solutions to Azure aims to reduce Equinor’s IT costs and support oil and gas and renewable energy operations.

Halliburton Forms Strategic Agreement with Microsoft and Accenture to Advance Digital Capabilities

This strategic agreement is aimed to enhance Halliburton’s digital capabilities, drive additional business agility and reduce capital expenditures.

Accenture and Microsoft Collaborate to Provide Digital Platform to Support Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana’s Milan Digital Fashion Week

The digital hub reimagines the Milan Fashion Week experience, using innovative technologies to support the Italian fashion industry.

Accenture runs on Microsoft

We’re our own best credential as we have one of the largest installations of Microsoft products globally.

Working together to move Accenture’s SAP Business Warehouse on SAP HANA® to Microsoft Azure.

Accenture and Microsoft collaborate on the next evolution of collaborative capabilities.

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What we think

By the numbers

We have delivered more Azure and Office 365 solutions than any other Microsoft partner on the planet. As a result, no other partner is better positioned to give you the strategic insights and professional support needed to fully unlock Microsoft’s applications.


Years Accenture, Avanade & Microsoft have teamed together


Projects delivered

18 OUT OF 18

Microsoft Partner Network Gold-level competencies


Microsoft-skilled resources


Microsoft certifications


Certifications on Azure

Modern Finance with Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft

Awards & recognition


Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year



Automotive Partner of the Year



Dynamics 365 Customer Insights Partner of the Year



Dynamics 365 Customer Service Partner of the Year



Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management & Finance Partner of the Year



Employee Experience Partner of the Year



SAP on Azure Partner of the Year



Microsoft 365 Security Deployment Partner of the Year



Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year


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There has never been a better time to join our global team of Microsoft professionals—the largest group of Microsoft solution experts in the world. You will leverage the latest tech in the Microsoft ecosystem transforming not only entire companies, but entire industries. Be part of the New. Now.