Apple announced a partnership with Accenture today. The partnership will help change the way businesses work with customers through new business solutions for iOS. Accenture will leverage Apple’s iOS platform and take full advantage of the power, simplicity, and security to help create an innovative enterprise mobility platform.

Accenture is the industry leader in digital transformation to help companies unlock new revenue streams, increase productivity, improve customer experience and reduce costs. Members of the Apple team with be co-located to work with Accenture Digital Studios in select locations around the world. Apple and Accenture plan to launch a new set of enterprise tools and services to help enterprise clients change and innovate how they engage with customers using iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).

Tim Cook said in the press release “Starting 10 years ago with iPhone, and then with iPad, Apple has been transforming how work gets done, yet we believe that businesses have only just begun to scratch the surface of what they can do with our products,” he went on to say “Both Apple and Accenture are leaders in building incredible user experiences and together we can continue to truly modernize how businesses work through amazing solutions that take advantage of the incredible capabilities of Apple’s technologies.”

The new iOS tools and services will feature

  • Back-End Ecosystem Services
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT) Services
  • Migration Services For Legacy Apps

Accenture is a leading global professional services company with 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. This is a great partnership for Apple and will help move them a head in the enterprise space.