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Avanade spreads its wings in thriving tech market

The Accenture-Microsoft joint venture aims to pick up high-value customers in the competitive cloud computing market here

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
24th June, 2018
Graham Healy, country manager, Avanade Picture: Maura Hickey

After Amazon announced a whopping 1,000 jobs at the start of last week, the other big tech hiring binge in Dublin fell under the radar. Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, mostly owned by the former, announced 100 jobs in the capital.

The business, which is headquartered in Seattle, provides Customer Relations Management (CRM), artificial intelligence (AI), cloud and other IT services. While new to Ireland, it’s the largest implementer of Microsoft technologies in the...

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