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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.

The hardware guy: how Bank of America is building a new infrastructure

Reilly: constant reinvention is crucial to success

David Reilly, head of the Technology Infrastructure unit at Bank of America, began his career in financial services IT started in the UK working nightshifts in the kind of environment where magnetic tapes had to be loaded for batch processes to run and the concept of real-time processing was not a factor.