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Accenture Named Global Partner of the Year by hybris During Annual Global Partner Summit
|By Business Wire
|January 27, 2014 08:32 AM EST
Accenture has been recognized as Global Partner of the Year by hybris
software – an SAP company and the world’s fastest-growing commerce
platform provider – at its annual Global Partner Summit in Munich
January 22-24. Accenture entered
into an alliance relationship with hybris last year, becoming its
sole global strategic partner to implement commerce solutions through
multiple channels and across all industries.
During the summit, Accenture was presented with the Global Partner of
the Year award by hybris as a result of its deep industry expertise,
technology knowledge-base, and talent-pool, among other assets.
“Accenture has proven to be a valuable strategic partner drawing on its
global footprint, and we are able to meet the needs of companies to
deliver our omni-channel commerce platform through multiple devices and
across all geographic markets,” said Frank Schoutissen, Vice President
Channel of hybris.
The Accenture and hybris partnership combines hybris’ leading
omni-channel software and technology with Accenture’s digital marketing
capabilities and expertise to develop relevant experiences for global
customers across multiple touchpoints.
Brian Whipple, senior managing director of Accenture
Interactive said: “With hybris we offer comprehensive ommi-channel
commerce solutions to enterprises in retail, manufacturing, wholesale
distribution, telecommunications, media/publishing, food/beverage,
hospitality/travel and life sciences. This further brings together
Accenture’s comprehensive digital capabilities that are recognized again
and again by the industry, and is further demonstrated by being named
hybris’ Global Partner of the Year.”
Related, Accenture last month formed Accenture
Digital, a new growth platform that brings together the company’s
digital capabilities – including industry-leading digital marketing,
mobility and analytics services – into one powerful global capability
that will help clients unleash the power of digital to transform their
businesses. Accenture Digital brings to bear the full capabilities of
Accenture, including expertise in business and technology strategy, deep
experience in customer insights, leading capabilities in systems
integration and enterprise applications, and scale and excellence in
global delivery and outsourcing, to help clients realize the power of
digital. Accenture Interactive, which is part of Accenture Digital,
offers integrated, industrialized and industry-driven digital
transformation and marketing solutions. Follow @AccentureSocial or visit www.accenture.com/interactive
About hybris software
hybris software, an SAP Company, helps businesses around the globe sell
more goods, services and digital content through every touchpoint,
channel and device. hybris delivers OmniCommerce™: state-of-the-art
master data management for commerce and unified commerce processes that
give a business a single view of its customers, products and orders, and
its customers a single view of the business. hybris' omni-channel
software is built on a single platform, based on open standards, that is
agile to support limitless innovation, efficient to drive the best TCO,
and scalable and extensible to be the last commerce platform companies
will ever need. Both principal industry analyst firms rank hybris as a
“leader” and list its commerce platform among the top two or three in
the market. The same software is available on-premise, on-demand and
managed hosted, giving merchants of all sizes maximum flexibility. Over
500 companies have chosen hybris, including global B2B sites
W.W.Grainger, Rexel, General Electric, Thomson Reuters and 3M as well as
consumer brands Toys“R”Us UK, Metro, Bridgestone, Levi's, Nikon,
Galeries Lafayette, Migros, Nespresso and Lufthansa. hybris is the
future of commerce™. For more information, visit www.hybris.com.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with approximately 281,000 people serving clients
in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience,
comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions,
and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies,
Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance
businesses and governments. Through its Skills to Succeed corporate
citizenship focus, Accenture is committed to equipping 500,000 people
around the world by 2015 with the skills to get a job or build a
business. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the
fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
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