“Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract to build a new cloud solution for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Financial Officer. The contract, which has an estimated value of $501.2 million over a 10-year performance period, is part of the USDA’s broader modernization effort.”
“Under the terms of the contract, Accenture Federal Services (AFS) will help the USDA continue to migrate the technology for its financial operations from an on-premise data-center-based architecture to a cloud solution that will support applications and database requirements for storage, networking and …”.
“As the prime contractor to the USDA, AFS manages the SAP landscape in the SAP NS2 Secure HANA Cloud (SHC) solution. Operated by SAP National Security Services, the SHC is a cloud offering that provides SAP enterprise-grade infrastructure with secure managed services to help support USDA’s mission-critical SAP applications. Other technology vendors supporting the contract include Louisiana Technology Group, Inc., ManpowerGroup Public Sector, Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corp…” Read the full press release here.
Source: Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract from U.S. Department of Agriculture to Build Cloud Solution Based on SAP HANA – October 3, 2018. Business Wire.
G2X TAKE: Building on their nearly two-decade history supporting the USDA, Accenture posted details yesterday of a new $500M 10-year contract they recently added to support the continued migration of the technology for its financial operations to a cloud-based solution.