Accenture, a global technology service, management consultancy launched the new cloud platform on which it has invested over $400million USD. It is said that this part of the investment will be done on the services and technologies to help customers make an effortless move to the clouds. Company said that it is going to invest millions of dollars in cloud technologies and applications, capabilities, services, and training by end of 2015, and expects very high returns from their investments.
What’s the New Platform All About?
The new cloud platform that provides solutions and services, aimed to help associations and clients to integrate and deal with the hybrid cloud settings across various vendor platforms.The company representative told that it’ll invest about $400min cloud training, capabilities, and technologies by 2015, as part of their strategic plan, with the purpose of delivering the right kind of services, combining with its network of providers and industry innovations and solutions with third party offerings.
Extended Support for Upcoming Technologies
The new platform will offer support and flexibility for upcoming technologies, allowing clients and business partners to get enough value from their cloud computing. The sharing of technological information, digital, and software resources would come under cloud computing. It works on the basis of pay-per-use model, helping organizations to minimize price, as they don’t have to invest much on infrastructure.
Accenture Cloud Platform
Named as the Accenture Cloud Platform, it will help business clients to manage and combine cloud techniques across multiple hawkers. Represented as a critical step in brand’s cloud theme, it is already started used in few projects. Jack Sepple, senior managing director of Accenture global (cloud), said that due to the increasing use of public cloud packages, company is shifting their extensive list of broad eco system and cloud offerings of large global client and alliance relationships to all forms- hybrid, private, and public.
Company has expanded their offerings on its cloud platform, such as virtual private and public data decommissioning, cloud infrastructure, big data analytics solutions, and system testing results in the cloud over the past few years.
And, now their strategy is to offer cloud orchestration and brokering to its growing client base.
The total market value for this technology and service is expected to grow to $98billion in 2016.
So, let’s wait and watch if Accenture’s new move actually helps it in dominating the cloud markets, and if it does, then what would the reaction of its rivals be.