Accenture Launches New Capabilities in its Cloud Platform
Accenture has released an enhanced version of the Accenture Cloud Platform, designed to help organizations reduce costs associated with cloud implementations, such as migrating to cloud, modernization of cloud applications, and ongoing management of cloud infrastructure.
GURGAON: New cloud economics capabilities enable enterprises of all sizes take greater advantage of the flexibility offered by an as-a-Service operating model, where IT and business services are delivered on-demand via the cloud.
With the power and flexibility to manage complex enterprise workloads simply and securely across any cloud environment on demand and at speed, the Accenture Cloud Platform is an open, scalable and technical solution for enterprises. The multi-cloud management platform allows services to be ramped up or down as needed, centrally managing all enterprise cloud resources—public, private or hybrid—by automating and accelerating the delivery of cloud solutions.
“In order to adopt an as-a-Service operating model and truly become digital businesses, companies must focus on greater operational agility, increased flexibility and speed-to-value that requires the right cloud management tools,” said Michael Liebow, Global Managing Director, Accenture Cloud Platform. “This release of the Accenture Cloud Platform addresses and improves the organizational capabilities designed to manage their cloud ambitions, significantly cutting the time to deploy resources while providing greater control and boosting the ability to innovate and integrate new solutions quicker than ever before on the journey to cloud every company must embark on.”
The Accenture Cloud Platform’s latest release includes capabilities designed to help organizations improve their cost efficiency by enhancing resource usage and reducing operational costs that improve ROI with better consumption and cost-management. The resulting reduction in overall cloud costs can be as much as 40 percent. Additionally, by centralizing cloud governance with analytics, cost controls and policy management, the Accenture Cloud Platform enhances control of cloud capabilities and provides better visibility, accountability and compliance while reducing IT operational costs.
A key new offering with this release includes the piloting of a new Cloud Optimization Service to help clients control cloud sprawl and reduce cloud spend through expertise, actionable analytics and continued process improvement. A combination of platform capabilities and consulting knowledge, this service provides:
- Collaborative Assessment – A deep collaboration with clients to gather business requirements, understand expenditures and organize their cloud portfolio.
- Proactive Monitoring – Establish visibility and control through analytics, targeted alerts, and automated reporting that enables continued flexibility and oversight.
- Actionable Recommendations – Leveraging insights and deep industry expertise to produce custom optimization roadmaps tailored to client’s business needs and industry requirements.
- Continuous Improvement – An ongoing refinement and simplified implementation that leverages automation to optimize migration processes and addresses changes in cloud usage.