Microsoft, Accenture and Avanade (a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture) are partnering to offer The Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure. The offering will combine consultancy services from Accenture with cloud computing services from Microsoft.
"Enterprises around the globe are looking for the right platforms and partners to help them transform and thrive in a mobile-first, cloud-first world," said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. "The Microsoft cloud, combined with Accenture's industry knowledge and implementation expertise, accelerates our customers' cloud adoption and unlocks new benefits, including powerful new applications, data-driven insights and increased productivity. Key to this platform is the power to deploy, move and manage applications between consistent private and public clouds in a seamless and automated way."