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Accenture buys Salesforce specialist Tquila UK

Accenture has acquired Tquila, a Salesforce specialist

Accenture has acquired Tquila UK, a Salesforce specialist and consulting outfit, in a bid to strengthen its ability to deliver software-as-a-service technologies and services to its customers.

Accenture, Oracle form business unit to accelerate cloud uptake

Accenture and Oracle are forming a business unit to accelerate cloud  uptake

Oracle and Accenture are teaming up to create a joint business unit that will help mutual customers move more quickly onto (mostly Oracle) cloud platforms.

Rio Tinto moves ERP, IM systems to Accenture cloud


Rio Tinto announced a partnership with Accenture that will see the global mining firm move the bulk of its application landscape to Accenture’s public cloud service.

Accenture beefs up government cloud, analytics practice with Agilex purchase

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Accenture announced plans to acquire Agilex, a provider of digital services to the US government and other heavily regulated sectors. The company said the acquisition will bolster Accenture’s expertise in managing cloud, mobile and big data deployments in the public sector.

Intel launches IoT platform with ARM-wrestle impending

Intel's bringing its IoT platform to market

IT chip vendor Intel has launched an IoT (Internet of Things) platform, which it said will unify gateway, connectivity and security components thus also simplifying IoT deployments. The silicon giant has also announced integrated hardware and software products based on the Intel IoT Platform.

Accenture, Microsoft team up on hybrid cloud

Accenture and Microsoft are teaming up to help clients transition to a hybrid cloud world

Accenture, Microsoft and Avanade are jointly developing hybrid cloud solutions based on Microsoft Azure and Accenture Cloud that help users migrate applications and workloads between private and public clouds.

Accenture, Huawei target telcos, enterprises with private cloud services

Accenture and Huawei are working together to develop cloud services for Asian markets

Huawei and Accenture have announced a strategic alliance that will see the two firms jointly develop cloud services for telcos and enterprise customers.

Box partners with Accenture, targets verticals with Box for Industries offerings

Box is doubling down on industry verticals and partnering with Accenture

Box has announced a set of enterprise content collaboration tools aimed at and tailored for a range of industry verticals including healthcare, retail, and media & entertainment. The move will also see Box work with Accenture to target these select industries.

Anaplan raises $100m from Salesforce, Workday among others

Anaplan raised $100m from new and existing investors including Salesforce and Workday

Anaplan, a provider of business planning cloud-based services said Tuesday that the company has raised $100m in funding from cloud-natives Salesforce and Workday among other capital management firms.

Accenture, Ariba partner on cloud-based BPO for accounting

Ariba and Accenture are partnering on cloud-based BPO softare development for financial services and accounting

Systems integrator Accenture and SAP-owed Ariba Networks announced a collaboration Thursday that will see the two companies target jointly developed cloud-based business process outsourcing (BPO) software at the financial services and accounting sectors. The move follows another recent SAP and Accenture partnership that focuses on cloud, M2M and big data vertically-specific solutions.