Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) Managed Cloud Services 2021 Vendor Assessment
SINGAPORE; Dec. 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named as a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape:  Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) Managed Cloud Services 2021 vendor assessment (doc #AP47014921, August 2021).
 
According to the IDC MarketScape report, “Accenture has an unmatched focus on automation, not only in operations life cycle (e.g., intelligent monitoring, ticket automation, service management, and knowledge management), but also across the entire software delivery life cycle.
 
This report also discussed how Accenture approaches cloud as a digital transformation lever, creating a foundation for rapid experimentation, innovation, and new business models. The report noted, “Accenture approaches cloud as a digital transformation lever, creating a foundation for rapid experimentation, innovation, and new business models. It is also a catalyst for business reinvention. With the Accenture Cloud First initiative, all cloud activities across organizations — Strategy and Consulting, Technology, Operations and Interactive — are driven by a single, strategic agenda. This initiative brings together the full power and breadth of Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities, expertise, and cloud ecosystem leadership to its clients. It is powered by a US$3 billion investment over three years in assets, skills, acquisitions, and partnerships.”
 
As a powerful data-driven proprietary platform that is designed to assess, architect, and simulate cloud solutions, Accenture’s myNav was praised for its ability to save clients from the laborious and time-consuming process of multiple iterations and pilots, significantly accelerating their return on investment. With the platform’s business case module, clients can also leverage industry benchmark data to identify value and build the business case.


IDC MarketScape Asia/Pacific Managed Cloud Services 2021, August 2021, IDC #AP47014921e
 
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the icons.
 
Ryoji Sekido, Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East lead for Cloud First at Accenture, said, “We are proud to be named a leader in this report. It is truly a testament to the work that we continue to do at Accenture in helping our clients transition and navigate in a cloud-first world easily, efficiently and safely.”
 
The IDC MarketScape said, “According to clients’ feedback, Accenture’s full array of technology capabilities, particularly its migration, data porting, and security capabilities, are important differentiators. In addition, its focus on innovation and technical expertise has also been highly appreciated by its customers. It is a great testimonial of Accenture’s culture of technology-driven innovation and its mature, structured innovation architecture that leverages Accenture Research, Ventures, Labs, Studios, Hubs, and Delivery Centers.”
 
This IDC MarketScape report examined Accenture alongside 20 other Managed Cloud Service providers, on their ability to support customer requirements across the breadth of cloud services spectrum including strategy, assessment, advisory, planning, design, implementation, migration, and managed services in the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) region. The report is a result of detailed vendor assessment across 24 different elements across a range of evaluation criteria, with information gathered from vendor responses to IDC’s RFI questionnaire, vendor briefings, customer references, and IDC’s other related research.
 
More information about the IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Managed Cloud Services 2021 Vendor can be found here.
 
About Accenture
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About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
 
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Junaidah Dahlan 
junaidah.dahlan@accenture.com