Accenture vs Cisco

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Accenture
Cisco
Based on 195 reviews.
Overview
Accenture plc is a multinational management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. Accenture common equity is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, under the symbol ACN, and was added to the S&P 500 index on July 5, 2011. Accenture began as the business and technology consulting division of accounting firm Arthur Andersen. The division's origins are in a 1953 feasibility study for General Electric. GE asked Arthur Andersen to automate payroll processing and manufacturing at GE's Appliance Park facility near Louisville, Kentucky. Arthur Andersen recommended installation of a UNIVAC I computer and printer, which resulted in the first commercially owned computer installation in the United States in 1954. Joseph Glickauf, an early pioneer of computer consulting, held a position as head of Arthur Andersen's administrative services division for 12 years.Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and it supports, manages and operates business systems for various and major third parties. Cisco Systems was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.
Sample Customers
Accenture Communications Outsourcing: Telecom Italia, Arrow Electronics
Accenture Revenue Management: Bank of Ireland, Brandix, RWE Supply & Trading
Cisco Communications Outsourcing: Allied Irish Banks, Came Group, Erickson Living, IDEALondon, Instituto Zaldivar, London Hydro, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Park Nicollet, Pentana Solutions Australia, Portugal Ministry, Raiffeisen Bank
Cisco Revenue Management: Afni, AT&T, Bell Canada, Bharti Airtel, BH Telecom, Denver Broncos, DirectTV, EcoCash, Global Cash Access, HOMAG Group, John Eagle Auto Group, National Rugby League, Norwegian Professional Football, Oxford University Hospital, Pilatus, Raymond Handling Concepts Corp., Sony Corporation
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Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
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Manufacturing Company
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University
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