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A Leader in the new IDC Marketscape for Global Network Consulting Services

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A Leader in the new IDC Marketscape for Global Network Consulting Services

According to the IDC MarketScape, only consulting firms that are investing to be ahead of the market and meeting customers' needs will differentiate themselves. Network consulting firms must have the right mix of people, process, and technology to meet the demand.

BT GS has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape on Global Network Consulting Services.

BT is a leader in IDC’s Marketscape Network Consulting Services Market, Worldwide, 2015 

This is an excellent acknowledgment of our capabilities in network consulting around the world. We are committed to being trusted advisors to our customers and our ranking clearly reflects that. By linking great people with world class technology and services, we have built an unrivalled position in the market.”
- Ray Stanton, Vice President BT Advise

The IDC MarketScape highlighted BT’s people-first approach, global community of subject matter experts, knowledge management hub and BT Academy, as well as its ability to provide standardised global offers. The IDC MarketScape also recognises BT’s experience advising on emerging technologies, including Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and Software Defined Network (SDN).

The IDC MarketScape views Leaders in the network consulting services market as vendors who offer: a breadth and depth of service; are able to deliver on a global scale; have defined and repeatable methodology; have shown commitment to hiring talent for a standardised approach and investment in automation and tools; and those who are helping customers succeed with technology, innovation, and business outcomes.

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IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the shortterm. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles. Vendor year-over-year growth rate relative to the given market is indicated by a plus, neutral or minus next to the vendor name.

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