|Boss Media announced today that it has signed a seven-year agreement with Accenture to provide software development and maintenance services to part of its gaming platform. Accenture will help Boss Media develop customized|
gaming products and maintain the company's current games system and strengthen its next generation gaming platform that supports Internet.
'The gaming market is in rapid growth mode, and through the outsourcing arrangement we can capture a larger part of the gaming market than we could have done on our own,' says Peter Bertilsson, CEO of Boss Media. 'In order to quickly respond to changing market conditions we need the resource flexibility that Accenture provides.'
'With so many platforms through which gaming can be consumed today, gaming companies need to be able to respond to market demand more quickly than ever,' says Per Uno Österman, a partner in Accenture's Media and Entertainment industry group. 'By combining local and delivery-center resources, we can provide customers like Boss Media with very compelling software product development and deployment capabilities.'