PUNE, India, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 360Quadrants, the world's only comparison platform that combines expert analysis with crowdsourced insights has released a quadrant on Managed Services to help businesses make quicker and more informed decisions. The quadrant has NTT Communications, Dimension Data, and Dataprise sharing space as Innovators. 360Quadrants are generated post analysis of companies (product portfolios and business strategy). Quadrants will be updated every three months, and the position of vendors will reflect how buyers, industry experts, and other vendors rate them on different parameters.
360Quadrants states managed services as services that are deployed by an enterprise to manage their IT infrastructure. Managed services have gone mainstream as enterprises are not able to manage their growing IT infrastructure and require specialist, so enterprises can focus on their core competencies without having to worry about IT infrastructure. 360Quadrants covers 25 companies in the Managed Services space and places them in a quadrant depending on their quality, reliability, and business outcome. These 25 companies are categorized into Visionary Leaders, Dynamic Differentiators, Emerging Companies, and Innovators.
360Quadrants recognizes Cisco, IBM, Accenture, Atos, Fujitsu, Huawei, Tata Consultancy Services, HCL, and Wipro as Visionary Leaders; Dimension Data, Dataprise, Netmagic (An NTT Communications Company), and Allstream as Innovators; Nokia Networks, AT&T, Ericsson, GTT Communications, Unisys, DXC Technology, and Subex as Dynamic Differentiators; and Sirius Computer Solutions, OneNeck IT Solutions, Onepath, Calance, and Melbourne IT as Emerging Companies. The 360Quadrants platform provides the most granular managed services comparisons between vendors.
The methodology used to rank managed services companies involved the use of extensive secondary research to identify key vendors by referring to annual reports, press releases, investor presentations, white papers, and various related directories and databases. 25 key vendors were shortlisted on the basis of their breadth of product offerings, organization size, and other criteria. The scores and weights for shortlisted vendors against each parameter were finalized post research. After the ratings were finalized, each vendor was placed in respective quadrants based on their score in the product offering and business strategy parameters.
Recent activity in NTT Communications:
NTT communications strengthen its technical capabilities by acquiring Secure-24
Organizations use managed services as they find it challenging to manage their growing IT infrastructure. These services not only help reduce the load of maintaining and managing their IT functions but also allow enterprises to transfer their Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) to Operational Expenditure (OPEX).
360Quadrants, recognizes NTT Communications Corporation as an Innovator in the managed services market. The company offers a wide range of managed services to meet customer demand. It has the potential to build robust business strategies and be at par with competitors. In this market, NTT Communications Corporation has seen the following development that has had an impact on its growth and business strategies.
NTT Communications Corporation acquired Secure-24 to strengthen its technical capabilities and help customers operate and maintain a set of applications such as Oracle and SAP as well as optimize their IT environments. By way of this acquisition, NTT will combine its existing cloud and network services with managed services provided by Secure-24 to respond to the increasing demand from customers to manage their hybrid IT environments.
360Quadrants essentially compares companies in emerging technologies on 100+ critical parameters. Each company is reviewed by 4 stakeholders—buyers, industry experts, other vendors, and our expert analysts—to make it unbiased. 360Quadrants aims to simplify and de-risk complex purchase decisions. Buyers get to personalize their quadrant against their specific needs. The combined insights from peers, analysts, experts, and vendors cut the bias and helps the buyer find the best fit solution. Vendors get to position themselves to win ideal new customers, customize their quadrants, decide key parameters, and position themselves strategically in a niche space, to be consumed by giants and start-ups alike. Experts get to grow their personal brand and increase their thought leadership. The 360Quadrants platform targets the building of a social network that links industry experts with companies worldwide.
360Quadrants has also launched quadrants in fields like Application Modernization Services, AI in Fintech Solutions, and Predictive Analytics Software.
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