What have we here! Microsoft has collaboratively launched the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, designed to empower enterprise to overcome the challenges they face due to digital disruption.
Microsoft and Accenture are close partners, with the two companies have collaborate multiple times in the past — ranging from fields like cyberdefense solutions to building a digital identification network using blockchain.
The two firms also jointly own Avanade.
And now, they are expanding their partnership with this new group that will move clients to Azure, and enable them to leverage the various innovative services that the cloud platform provides.
In addition to that, industry solutions based on Microsoft technologies will be developed and deployed to provide enterprises with products that help them adapt to the ever-changing technological landscape of today.
Judson Althoff, Executive VP of Worldwide Commercial Business at Microsoft, talked about this move and its importance in this era of digitalization:
“Every company is becoming a digital company. Building on our successful partnership with Accenture and Avanade, we will help customers fuel innovation at scale and lead their industries into the future. This is core to our mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.”
On the whole, this is a major step forward for the relationship Microsoft enjoys with Accenture. The idea being to bring together the leading capabilities of the two companies together to meet the demand for digital transformation powered by the cloud.
Accenture and Avanade have together serviced more than 4,000 clients, with 35,000 Microsoft projects to date. And with the launch of the Accenture Microsoft Business Group in picture, this is a figure that is all set to rise.