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12/12/2013 11:50 AM ET

Accenture (ACN) Thursday said it has signed a four-year global go-to-market agreement with Dell Inc. (DELL: Quote), to develop data center solutions for mid-market and select enterprise customers who want to deliver improved enterprise efficiency by controlling costs and reducing risk.

The brings together Dell's end-to-end portfolio of infrastructure, software, and services with Accenture's capabilities as well as Avanade's, which was created in 2000 as a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft.

Additionally, Dell has signed a four-year agreement with Accenture to develop the joint solutions, including private and public cloud ecosystem focused on Microsoft applications and platforms, application assured platforms, and security services, thereby expanding Dell's global market.

"By joining with a technology infrastructure leader like Dell, we have a great opportunity to develop and bring-to-market innovative new solutions that address some of the most pressing needs in IT today," said Jack Sepple, senior managing director, Infrastructure Services, Accenture.

"This expanded relationship will provide our current and future customers with solutions that offer greater business value and more choice, flexibility, efficiency and cost-savings. This is just the beginning with tremendous opportunities on the horizon, " said Cheryl Cook, vice president, Partner Programs, Dell.

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