Archives: Accenture

Apttus Configure Price Quote Solution Recognized as a Leader by Independent Research Firm

 Apttus, the category-defining Quote-to-Cash solution provider, today announced that Forrester, an independent research firm, named Apttus a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Configure-Price-Quote Solutions, Q1 2017. The report states that Apttus has been “at the forefront of delivering Quote-to-Cash solutions for years…,” and further notes that Apttus is a vendor that “allows you to start small, yet it • Read More »

SaaS Consulting Shakeout: Appirio Deal Signals End of Era

Wipro’s pending purchase of Appirio, a company specializing in deploying software-as-a-service platforms such as Salesforce, would absorb one of the few remaining independent cloud consulting firms. The transaction is valued at $500 million. Read the source article at

One of the Fastest Growing Software Firms in the Salesforce Ecosystem, Vlocity, Gets a $50 Million Infusion

Vlocity, a fast-growing startup that sells cloud software for specific industries like insurance and telecommunications, gained more velocity Tuesday with a $50 million infusion that almost doubles its previous backing. The lead investors is Sutter Hill Ventures. Also participating in the round are Salesforce Venture along with Accenture, one of Vlocity’s most successful installers, and • Read More »

Dive into the Salesforce Consulting Partner program

The Salesforce AppExchange is known to many as the number one application marketplace for businesses, but there is more to it than just apps. The AppExchange also includes the rapidly expanding Salesforce Consulting Partner ecosystem. Read the source article at Computerworld

Accenture Collaborates with Salesforce for Trade and Marketing

Accenture announces it is collaborating with Salesforce to extend the complete Accenture CAS software suite to the Salesforce1 Platform. By bringing the solution to the cloud it will combine the suite of customer management and mobility software of Accenture CAS with the built-in mobile, social and analytics capabilities of Salesforce’s CRM and enterprise cloud platform. • Read More »

Accenture Named a Leader Among Salesforce Implementation Partners in Second Report by Independent Research Firm

Accenture has been named a Salesforce Implementation Partner Leader in Forrester Research Inc.’s recent report “The Forrester Wave™: Implementation Partners, Q2 2015.” This is the second time in which Accenture has been positioned as a leader in Forrester’s evaluation of Salesforce Implementation Partners. Read the source article at

Cloud startup Vlocity raises $42 million led by Salesforce Ventures

Industry cloud startup Vlocity has raised $42.8 million in a funding round led by Salesforce Ventures, with participation from Accenture. Founded in early 2014, Vlocity has honed in on the industry-specific cloud approach, with a portfolio built entirely on the Salesforce Customer Success Platform. The San Francisco-based startup’s Salesforce ties don’t end there. Vloctiy was • Read More »