CLOUD

Accenture to invest $400M in public sector cloud tech by 2015

Accenture is planning to invest $400 million between now and 2015 in cloud technologies for the government market.

The company recently launched its Accenture Cloud Program, which represents the next step in its cloud strategy and reaffirms its intent to provide cloud brokering and orchestration services, the company said.

Toward these efforts, Accenture has expanded its program to include public and virtual private cloud infrastructure, data decommissioning, software systems testing and big data analytics solutions in the cloud.

The Accenture Cloud Program supports a portfolio of infrastructure service providers including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Windows Azure, Verizon Terremark and NTT Communications, the company said.

The expansion allows government agencies to choose a pre-packaged, standardized format, making implementation faster and costs lower.

Accenture’s program will provide management and control over cloud services that are being delivered to clients, whether it be by the company itself or from a third-party provider, it said.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
SEARCH
contracts DB

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More

Webcasts

  • How Do You Support the Project Lifecycle?

    How do best-in-class project-based companies create and actively mature successful organizations? They find the right mix of people, processes and tools that enable them to effectively manage the project lifecycle. REGISTER for this webinar to hear how properly managing the cycle of capture, bid, accounting, execution, IPM and analysis will allow you to better manage your programs to stay on scope, schedule and budget. Learn More!

  • Sequestration, LPTA and the Top 100

    Join Washington Technology’s Editor-in-Chief Nick Wakeman as he analyzes the annual Top 100 list and reveals critical insights into how market trends have impacted its composition. You'll learn what movements of individual companies means and how the market overall is being impacted by the current budget environment, how the Top 100 rankings reflect the major trends in the market today and how the biggest companies in the market are adapting to today’s competitive environment. Learn More!