Companies fight ERP project creep

Hewlett-Packard Company and consulting firm Accenture have announced an alliance to provide IT outsourcing services to enterprises. The two firms will focus on migrating legacy mainframe applications to next generation architectures and platforms as well as supporting ‘backwards’ integration with legacy applications. These new services will give enterprises a faster and simpler way to harness IT assets while minimizing costs and risk, according to a recently released statement.