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Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America

September 17, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2018--Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has, for the fifth consecutive time, been positioned a Leader in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America*” report.

“We believe that being recognized by Gartner as a Leader affirms our investment in the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform to raise the bar of traditional policy administration systems by including analytics modules, prebuilt application program interfaces and integrated digital solutions, as well as paving the way for cloud deployment,” said Shay Alon, global managing director of Accenture Life and Annuity Software.

Used by leading insurers worldwide, the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform is a robust, configurable and scalable solution that provides life insurance carriers and annuity providers with advanced capabilities for product development, new business development, underwriting, policy administration, claims and payout. It is available as an on-premise solution and over the cloud as an integrated suite of software with modules that can be implemented individually or as part of a broader migration strategy.

Accenture’s life and annuity software is part of Accenture Life Insurance Services. By applying extensive industry knowledge to continuously enhance its software, Accenture helps insurers reduce operating costs, manage risk and drive growth through improved product development and distribution, enhanced policy administration and distribution, and technology platform consolidation and modernization. The homepage is www.accenture.com/lifeandannuitysoftware.

*Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America,” Richard Natale, August 22, 2018. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 449,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK

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