Infosys and Accenture are two of the top most IT companies and have often been compared. Given below is a qualitative comparison between the two:
Both Infosys and Accenture are public domain companies and come with the IT services and consulting category of industries. While Infosys was founded by N.R. Narayana Murthy, Kris Gopalakrishnan and Nandan Nilekani, Accenture was founded by Clarence DeLany. Accenture’s headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland and Chicago Title and Trust Center Chicago, Illinois, USA. Infosys deals in Information Technology, Business consulting and Outsourcing services while Accenture too deals in these services.
The revenue generated by Accenture in the year 2012 was US $ 27.9 Billion while the revenue generated by Infosys in the same year was US $ 7.00 Billion. This suggests that Accenture is far ahead of Infosys in terms of revenue and the same is also evident from the fact that the operating income of Infosys in the year 2012 was US $ 2.01 Billion while on the other hand, the operating income of Accenture in 2012 was US $3.87 Billion.
The website of Infosys is called www.infosys.com while that of Accenture is called www.accenture.com. Accenture earned profits of US$ 2.55 Billion in 2012 while Infosys again fell behind Accenture and earned profits of US $ 1.71 Billion in the same year. Infosys had a total employee base of 155629 while Accenture had a total strength of 257000 as in the year 2012. Comparing the two, Accenture definitely is a stronger company but Infosys isn't too far behind either.