Accenture setzt auf Windows Azure

Accenture erweitert sein Infrastruktur Outsourcing und setzt dabei auf Microsofts Cloud Plattform Windows Azure. Damit will Accenture der erste global agierende Technologie Service Anbieter sein, der ein Ende-zu-Ende Angebot von Microsofts Public Cloud Services unterstützt.

Accenture setzt auf Windows Azure

Accenture will seinen Kunden damit sowohl Platform-as-a-Services als auch Infrastructure-as-a-Services auf Basis von Windows Azure anbieten und damit ebenfalls in den Cloud Computing Markt einsteigen. Dabei möchte Accenture seinen Kunden eine vollständigen Service, vom Design über das Bereitstellen bis hin zur Verwaltung von Anwendungen auf Windows Azure bieten.

Neben Accenture wird ebenfalls die Tochter Avanade die Beratungs- und Serviceleistungen für Windows Azure Kunden übernehmen.

By Rene Buest

Rene Buest is Gartner Analyst covering Infrastructure Services & Digital Operations. Prior to that he was Director of Technology Research at Arago, Senior Analyst and Cloud Practice Lead at Crisp Research, Principal Analyst at New Age Disruption and member of the worldwide Gigaom Research Analyst Network. Rene is considered as top cloud computing analyst in Germany and one of the worldwide top analysts in this area. In addition, he is one of the world’s top cloud computing influencers and belongs to the top 100 cloud computing experts on Twitter and Google+. Since the mid-90s he is focused on the strategic use of information technology in businesses and the IT impact on our society as well as disruptive technologies.

Rene Buest is the author of numerous professional technology articles. He regularly writes for well-known IT publications like Computerwoche, CIO Magazin, LANline as well as and is cited in German and international media – including New York Times, Forbes Magazin, Handelsblatt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Wirtschaftswoche, Computerwoche, CIO, Manager Magazin and Harvard Business Manager. Furthermore Rene Buest is speaker and participant of experts rounds. He is founder of and writes about cloud computing, IT infrastructure, technologies, management and strategies. He holds a diploma in computer engineering from the Hochschule Bremen (Dipl.-Informatiker (FH)) as well as a M.Sc. in IT-Management and Information Systems from the FHDW Paderborn.

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