Accenture Completes Acquisition of Gekko

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Accenture has completed its acquisition of Gekko, a French Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services company. Terms of the transaction, which was announced on April 20, were not disclosed.

Gekko has more than 100 trained cloud professionals, 100 AWS certifications and a deep relationship with AWS.

The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s leadership position in cloud and artificial intelligence; extends its ongoing relationships with key technology providers, including ecosystem partners such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft; and complements the cloud migration expertise and strategic objectives of the Accenture AWS Business Group (AABG) in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

The AABG is built on more than 13 years of partnership and thousands of joint projects between Accenture and AWS. Accenture’s AWS community consists of more than 8,000 AWS-trained professionals who hold over 5,500 AWS certifications globally. Accenture has been recognized by AWS with more than 20 AWS-awarded competencies/service delivery designations.

Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services.

Accenture combines experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers.

With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.

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