Accenture has successfully acquired 6point6, a Manchester-based tech consultancy firm specializing in cybersecurity, cloud, and digital transformation solutions. While specific details of the deal remain undisclosed, the completion of the acquisition sees 6point6’s 400 employees joining Accenture, reinforcing its position in the UK market. The acquisition aligns with Accenture’s broader strategy to expand its cyber portfolio, offering clients a comprehensive range of services for digital transformation, modernization, and cybersecurity, particularly catering to central government, defense, and financial services.
Founded in 2012, 6point6 has played a pivotal role in major digital transformation projects for the UK government, including collaborations with the HM Court and Tribunal Services. The company’s expertise extends to the adoption of machine learning and providing cybersecurity services such as penetration testing and cyber incident response management.
Accenture’s recent acquisitions, including 6point6, Customer Management IT, SirfinPA, and Innotec, underscore its commitment to fortifying its cyber capabilities across Europe. Emma Kendrew, Accenture Technology lead in the UK and Ireland, expressed confidence that the addition of 6point6’s innovative team will empower Accenture to deliver future-ready solutions for its clients.