HP Enterprise Services today announced that KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, has joined the HP Agility Alliance.
The combination of KPMG’s advisory capabilities with HP’s technology experience is designed to help clients transform their organizations by streamlining business processes, improving regulatory compliance processes and managing risk more effectively, enabling them to manage business uncertainties better while accelerating returns on technology investments.
“Organizations have come to rely on strong partners like HP and KPMG to achieve better technology performance,” said Greg Robins, vice president, Global Alliances, HP Enterprise Services. “This alliance allows clients to benefit from a wide range of business transformation services, in many cases at a lower total cost than if they had to engage this kind of support separately.”
The alliance will provide HP Enterprise Services and KPMG clients with:
- Business process re-engineering to help enhance business and technology
performance, as well as drive down costs;
- Industry-specific offerings to assist clients in understanding the key
drivers of business performance;
- Industry-specific compliance activities to help manage and meet client
requirements in a changing regulatory environment.
“This alliance provides clients a strong combination of service offerings,”
said Gary Lord, a Principal in KPMG’s Advisory practice and KPMG’s global lead
for the HP relationship. “It brings together the experience of HP professionals
in enabling technologies with KPMG’s industry-specific advisory experience in
business transformation, regulatory and public policy compliance and risk
While the relationship between HP and KPMG is designed to help customers in
all industry segments, KPMG’s significant strengths in the financial services
and automotive sectors will provide an initial focus and allow the development
of compelling approaches to meet clients’ business challenges.
HP and KPMG also are collaborating to offer HP IT and information management
software solutions to clients as part of KPMG’s Advisory Services offerings.
This combination helps customers drive business value in the areas of IT
financial management, IT service management, IT asset management and information
The joint KPMG and HP software offerings help clients innovate to enhance business outcomes and improve competitive advantage. HP and KPMG plan to develop additional solutions across HP’s Converged Infrastructure and software portfolio to meet customer requirements.