Updated on 25 June 2015
IT technology and services giant Accenture has signed a contract to provide information technology (IT) system maintenance and operations, as well as monitoring and operations of servers and networks for Eisai Co. Ltd in the US and Japan.
Under this contract, Accenture will deliver services including operations, maintenance and monitoring of Eisai's applications and infrastructures (excluding a portion of research and development) in the US, and a part of Eisai's enterprise resource planning systems including accounting, production management and related systems, as well as its IT infrastructure, such as servers and networks in Japan.
This contract will run for seven years in the US from April 2015 until March 2022, and for nine years in Japan from April 2015 until March 2024.
This contract will enable Eisai to strengthen its global competitiveness by further reducing global IT costs and enhance its global IT solution delivery framework. This, in turn, will enable Eisai to build a global IT governance structure that is more efficient and effective.
These contracted services will be delivered from the Accenture Delivery Center for Technology in Manila, Philippines, and a part of application services for the US will be delivered from the Accenture Delivery Center for Technology in Pune, India. These are both part of Accenture's Global Delivery Network, which is comprised of more than 50 locations around the world.