Accenture Strengthens Technology Outsourcing Capabilities in Canada with Opening of Delivery Center in Mississauga



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - Accenture has expanded its operations in
Canada with the opening of a new delivery center in Mississauga.
    Professionals in the Mississauga facility, which is part of Accenture's
Global Delivery Network of more than 40 centers, will provide clients a
variety of systems integration, application development and maintenance,
technology consulting and infrastructure outsourcing services. The clients to
be served from the Mississauga delivery center include companies in the
telecommunications, financial services and utilities industries, among others.
    The technology platforms that the new delivery center will support
include JAVA/J2EE, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft.Net and business intelligence
technologies. In addition, the center will also provide clients with software
testing capabilities
    "Accenture continues to see strong demand for all services across our
global network," said Tony Gaffney, Managing Director for Accenture's
outsourcing services in Canada. "As such, locating this facility in a leading
technology centre like Mississauga allows us to access a diverse and skilled
workforce that can provide high-quality support to clients across Canada and
around the world."
    The Mississauga delivery center joins two other Accenture delivery
centers in Canada: one in Montreal and another in Toronto, which opened in
1997. Together these three delivery centers serve 50 clients in 5 countries.
    Accenture's Global Delivery Network includes more than 75,000
professionals in more than 40 delivery centers spanning 30 cities on five
continents, as well as at numerous other Accenture and client locations around
the world.

    About Accenture

    Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive
capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive
research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with
clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With
more than 175,000 people in 49 countries, the company generated net revenues
of US$19.70 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2007. Its home page is
www.accenture.com.




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