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Accenture offer a range of security and cloud services, with a strong focus on consulting. Services include SIEM, MDR, cloud consulting and vulnerability management.
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Accenture is a good choice for SMEs looking to migrate from legacy architectures, to modern security and/or cloud solutions. The company offers comprehensive support to each client throughout the design and implementation process, with ongoing solution support thereafter.
However, though Accenture does offer MDR, SIEM and vulnerability management solutions, those looking for a more robust network security solution may not be suitable for Accenture's offering.
Accenture offer a number of industry-specific solutions, making them suitable for those with additional requirements, however their product offering is mostly aimed at small to medium deployments, making them unsuitable for larger enterprises.
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Accenture was founded in 1989 by Clarence DeLaney. Today, the company has its headquarters located in Dublin, Ireland. It is currently part of the Global Fortune 500, specialising in data and analytics, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, business strategy consultancy and application services, catering for businesses in over 40 industries. In October 2022, Accenture acquired Stellantis' World Class Manufacturing Training and Consulting business. The acquisition allows Accenture to integrate the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology in its solutions, aiding clients in transforming their manufacturing process and supply chain networks. Accenture also acquired Blackcomb Consultants, a leading North American Guidewire partner, to assist property and casualty (P&C) insurers in accelerating their digital transformation in the cloud. These acquisitions are part of an overall growth strategy to expand critical skills and increase presence in rapidly expanding key markets.
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Accenture offer a range of managed security services, including cloud security, digital identity, application security, security risk and Managed Detection and Response (MDR). Accenture's team offers consultation services to help clients to orchestrate a suitable solution to protect their resources. Available capabilities include: cyber operations and resilience, application security advisory services, advanced attack and readiness operations, cyber threat intelligence, cyber investigation, forensics and response.
Accenture offer a range of cloud solutions, including consulting services (support for clients migrating to a cloud solution) and ongoing solution management with multiple delivery options, including PaaS, IaaS and SaaS, with integration for Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
Cloud security consultations analyse a clients cloud security posture and offers automation for cloud-native security (including security guardrails for cloud-native services such as AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Analysts from Accenture will also examine a client's cloud environment to check for compliance issues and use security tools to protect the cloud from threats.
Accenture data and analytics services includes data transformation, search and content analytics, AIP +, Accenture SynOps and business process services.
Accenture offer managed security services, which includes MDR. They also have a range of managed cloud offerings for AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Further, the company have a number of consultancy services, which provide expertise for companies who are looking to migrate from legacy solutions, bolster their existing solutions and improve their business processes.