Tuesday 28 April 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Managed Services Market: Accenture plc, Alcatel-Lucent SA, AT&T Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Computer Science Corp. (CSC), EMC Corp., Fujitsu Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) and IBM Corp.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Aricent, Atos, BT Global Services, CenturyLink, Deutsche Telekom, Digital Management, Digital Realty, Equinix, Ericsson, Expedient, Hosting.com, Huawei, Intermec, Level 3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, Netmagic, Nokia Solutions and Networks, Rackspace, Stratix, Tangoe, TCS, Tech Mahindra, TelecityGroup, Telefonica, Telehouse, Unisys, Verizon, Vox Mobile, WidePoint, Wipro and Zayo Group.
The report said: “The ever-increasing demand for cloud-based managed services, especially among SMEs is a major trend in the market. Many end-users are preferring cloud-based solutions because of the advantages they offer over traditional service offerings.”
According to the report, the increased need for operational efficiency to cut down on IT-related expenditure is a major driver that is expected to enhance the market growth. Companies are increasingly focusing on their core competencies and outsourcing their non-core functions to service providers.
Further, the report states that concerns regarding privacy and security, important to both customers and service providers may pose a challenge to the market. With the increase in the adoption of cloud-based offerings, clients are facing challenges like breaches of customer information that could lead to misuse of company data.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.