Accenture adds 10,000 more Microsoft-focused consultants to its practice

MARY JO FOLEY | February 5, 2019

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Accenture has launched a new "Accenture Microsoft Business Group" (AMBG) and added 10,000 additional Microsoft-focused consultants to its organization. Their focus largely will be on services involving Azure migrations; Microsoft Dynamics CRM/ERP; and Microsoft 365, Redmond's subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security. When combined with the 35,000 Microsoft-dedicated consultants already employed by the Avanade Microsoft-Accenture joint venture, the total number of Microsoft-focused professionals across the two companies comes in at 45,000. As of a couple of years ago, Accenture was the biggest Windows 10 shop in the world (bigger than Microsoft itself) Accenture isn't 100 percent focused on selling Microsoft solutions. Accenture created a Google Cloud Platform Business Group in July last year. Accenture also has an AWS Business Group, initially launched in 2015, which was expanded last year.

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