Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 27,000 professionals in 23 countries.

Ashish Kumar, Avanade president of Europe, Africa and Latin America: “We are delighted to work with Ferranti on MECOMS, which meets a clear market need for flexible and agile solutions. The utilities and energy expertise of our partner, coupled with Avanade’s global delivery capabilities will allow us jointly to deliver powerful and innovative technology for utility companies and improve the customer experience

Benoit de la Tour, VP of Microsoft Business Solutions in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Latin America: “Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 brings rich functionality, advanced architecture and the full breadth of the Microsoft platform. Combining Ferranti‘s deep domain expertise together with Avanade‘s global reach and Cloud services will provide great value for utility companies and help them manage their operations more efficiently and adapt quickly to new services and business models.

Avanade has helped thousands of organizations in all industries improve business agility, employee productivity, and customer loyalty. Avanade combines the collective business, technical and industry expertise of its worldwide network of experts with the rigour of an industrialized delivery model to provide high-quality solutions using proven and emerging technologies with flexible deployment models, on premises, cloud-based or outsourced.