IDC Announces Top 10 List of Worldwide Network Consulting and Integration Services Vendors
FRAMINGHAM, MA – SEPTEMBER 3, 2002 – IDC today announced the 10 leading IT services companies in the worldwide network consulting and integration services market ranked according to 2001 revenues.
According to IDC's new research Network Consulting and Integration Services:
Year 2001 U.S. and Worldwide Top 10 Market Share Leaders, IBM Global Services maintained its worldwide market-leading position with 17.7% of the $19.2 billion market. Rounding out the top five worldwide leaders are:
With current market share positions reflecting a snapshot in time, IDC cautions that leading vendors should not become complacent with current program offerings as technologies and customer expectations are constantly shifting.
"Despite the fact that many network consulting companies — particularly those focused on the service provider market — experienced a prolonged slowdown in demand, several types of specialized services should see robust growth during 2002 and 2003," said Christine Tenneson, senior analyst for IDC's Network Support and Integration Services research. "To take advantage of the fastest-growing areas, network services firms should investigate developing or expanding their capabilities in security consulting and implementation, wireless consulting and implementation, operations assessments, network optimization services, and convergence services."
In reviewing the competitive landscape, IDC believes only a handful of vendors currently possess the scope and capabilities and resources necessary to deliver all of these services.
IDC's new bulletin Network Consulting and Integration Services: Year 2001 U.S. and Worldwide Top 10 Market Share Leaders (IDC #27759) reveals the 10 leading network service vendors in the worldwide and U.S. markets and their 2001 market shares based on revenue. The bulletin also discusses the services competitors will need to offer in order to succeed in this market in the coming years.
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