Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 20, 2020
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 20, 2020. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
Accenture has agreed to acquire Gekko, a French Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services company. Accenture says the acquisition will increase its AWS resources in France to support enterprise migrations and development on cloud platforms. "Aligned with our development strategy, the acquisition of Gekko would be another significant addition because it would give clients more support for public cloud options. Gekko would also be a major opportunity to accelerate our growth strategy in France," said Olivier Girard, Accenture's Geographic Unit managing director for France and Benelux.