Accenture acquires Oracle Platinum partner Enkitec

IT services vendor Accenture has acquired Enkitec, an Oracle Platinum partner, to enhance its ability to assist clients to transform their data centers and accelerate time to value from Oracle technology investments.

Accenture did not reveal financial details.

The acquisition will bring Enkitec’s expertise to Accenture’s Oracle business and will help simplify solution implementation and increase productivity.

Enkitec, a global systems integrator specializing in the delivery of Oracle database technologies and customized services for Oracle Engineered Systems, has more than 70 Oracle technology and Oracle Engineered Systems consultants, including 13 Oracle ACEs.

Derek Steelberg, global managing director of Oracle business for Accenture, said: “Demand for Oracle Engineered Systems is growing as more companies look to capitalize on the exceptional price performance of this technology, drive market differentiation, improve customer relationships and respond dynamically to changes in the marketplace.”

Enkitec team, after joining Accenture, will focus on the design and implementation of Engineered Systems-enabled offerings such as Database Migrations, Enterprise-wide Database Transformations, Database-as-a-Service, Oracle Applications on Engineered Systems, and cloud-based solutions leveraging Engineered Systems technologies. Accenture has 17,000 Infrastructure Services professionals and 52,000 Oracle professionals.

Accenture plans to leverage Enkitec’s Engineered Systems lab, which includes an in-house Hadoop cluster with an Oracle Big Data Appliance, several generations of Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalytics and Oracle Database Appliance.

Accenture will consolidate its Accenture Oracle Engineered Systems Center of Excellence capabilities into the Enkitec Lab to support demonstrations and proof-of-concept activities for clients.

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