January 19, 2015
Accenture has entered an agreement to acquire Structure, a services company for consulting, systems integration and customized solutions. The company specializes in providing services for the energy and utility industries.
This transaction, according to a company press release, will expand Accenture’s capabilities in smart grid solutions and energy commodity trading.
“Bringing together two very similar cultures with deep skills in the utilities and energy industries reinforces our ability to help our clients solve some of the most complex and critical challenges that lie at the heart of the digital transformation,” said Omar Abbosh, senior managing director, Accenture Resources operating group. “Structure’s capabilities in grid operations and power systems engineering, combined with Accenture’s global strengths in information technology (IT), will provide our clients with comprehensive end-to-end solutions and services to support the integration of operational technologies with IT systems, forging a path toward a smarter, more digital grid.”
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Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.