May 3, 2018

Accenture expands Oracle capabilities with Certus acquisition

The acquisition aims to accelerate Accenture’s cloud capabilities in the U.K. to extend their global footprint.

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Consulting giant Accenture have acquired analytics and intelligence company Certus Solutions in a bid to expand their Oracle capabilities in the U.K. With this acquisition, Accenture aims to accelerate Oracle adoption and their cloud capabilities in the U.K. in a bid to expand globally.

Accenture say that they have been working in tandem with Certus Solutions in the past to push Oracle’s cloud implementations across different markets. Since they have been witnessing synergies in terms of vision and growth in cloud, Accenture say that acquisition was the next logical step.

By partnering with Certus, Accenture say that they will be able to ease digital transformation for organizations looking to leverage Oracle’s cloud prowess. They also believe that the market for such services has huge potential and will grow in the future as well.

Speaking about the acquisition, Bhaskar Ghosh, Group Chief Executive, Accenture Technology Services, commented:

Accenture is focused on delivering the latest innovations in cloud, analytics, and intelligent automation and artificial intelligence to help clients become intelligent enterprises.

With the addition of Certus Solutions, we’re further expanding our Oracle Cloud services and capabilities that help organizations accelerate their digital transformation and achieve better business outcomes.

Excited about the acquisition deal, Mark Sweeny, founder and CEO of Certus Solutions said:

There is a tremendous opportunity to do some great work and we’re looking forward to taking that on together.

We have gone from being one of the first Oracle Cloud Partners to become one of the most successful, and a big reason for that is the quality of our people. This is a market that needs specialists with broad experience, which is rare in this highly demanding and competitive market.

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