Accenture and Microsoft team on decarbonization

Posted on February 25, 2021

Accenture and Microsoft have unveiled a new contract win and a joint proposition to support decarbonization initiatives in the energy sector.

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Figure of the day: Worldwide application services market

Posted on February 25, 2021

Application-related services will generate a €293 bn market in 2021 at worldwide level. Following a 8% decrease in 2020 at constant currency, the market is expected to rebound in 2021 and to accelerate in the coming years, thus surpassing its 2019 level as soon as in 2022. 
 

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Micro-segmentation – How organizations can reduce the attack surface to secure their business

Posted on February 25, 2021

COVID-19 marked a global increase in demand for digital workplace solutions. A development that placed CISO’s and cybersecurity professionals in the spotlight as enterprises pushed them to urgently secure systems and mitigate risk. Crucially, with the realization that perimeter security is no longer sufficient, especially in a hybrid ...

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Figure of the day: SAP Cloud-related services in Western Europe

Posted on February 24, 2021

According to PAC, SAP Cloud-related consulting and system integration services will generate a €3.25 bn market in 2021 in Western Europe. This includes €2bn related to...

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Dutch online retail sector performance exceeds expectations during COVID

Posted on February 24, 2021

In 2020, Dutch (online) retailers exceeded performance expectations amidst the pandemic. Consumer behavior shifted towards online retail channels boosting the sector turnover compared to 2019. Additionally, Dutch retailers are investing in SaaS and CX solutions and services to accommodate digital channel demand and improve the overall ...

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Figure of the day: S/4-related services in Western Europe

Posted on February 23, 2021

According to PAC, SAP S/4-related consulting and system integration services will generate a €3bn market in 2021 in Western Europe. This represents 22% of the overall SAP-related consulting and system integration market; PAC expects...

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From Cloud to Edge - Upcoming Webinar in collaboration with Reply

Posted on February 23, 2021

Edge is often seen as a threat to cloud computing. However, the relationship between the two is more complementary: edge computing can support computing tasks that cannot be properly done in the cloud. If you want to learn more about edge computing join us in our webinar in collaboration with Reply on March 4th, 11 am.

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Figure of the day: SAP-related services in Western Europe

Posted on February 22, 2021

According to PAC, SAP-related consulting and system integration services will generate a EUR 13.6bN market in 2021 in Western Europe, 34% more than SAP's main rivals (Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle Applications and Salesforce) together. However SAP was also more impacted than its rival by the pandemic, as this market decreased by 4.2% in 2020. 

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Figure of the day: Salesforce-related services in Western Europe

Posted on February 19, 2021

Salesforce-related consulting and SI will generate a EUR 4.4 bn. market in 2021 in Western Europe

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Infinity Works acquisition reinforces Accenture's UK Cloud and Engineering capabilities

Posted on February 19, 2021

This week, Accenture announced the acquisition of UK-Based cloud and digital transformation consultancy Infinity Works - adding 440 professionals to Accenture's talent pool. Including experienced software and data engineers and cloud architects and specialists. Headquartered in Leeds, the firm has offices across the UK, including Manchester, ...

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Oracle Cloud’s investment roadmap cuts to the core of client challenges

Posted on February 19, 2021

In February, Oracle announced an innovation in its evolving hybrid cloud arsenal - Roving Edge Devices which bring infrastructure services to remote locations, through purpose-built portable ruggedized servers, shipped with a customized software stack. Taking on real business challenges - such as delivering IT Services in deserts or ...

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Figure of the day: Oracle Applications-related services in Western Europe

Posted on February 18, 2021

Oracle Applications-related consulting and system integration services will generate a EUR 3.6 bn. market in 2021 in Western Europe

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Figure of the day: Microsoft Dynamics-related services in Western Europe

Posted on February 17, 2021

Microsoft Dynamics-related consulting and system integration services will generate a EUR 2.1 bn. in 2021 market in Western Europe

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Computacenter builds out apps business with new Cluj centre

Posted on February 17, 2021

Computacenter plans to expand its application development business, building on strong customer demand in Europe, and supplementing its successful infrastructure services business.

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Wipro wins five-year Telefonica Germany/O2 deal

Posted on February 16, 2021

Mobile operator Telefonica Germany/O2 has unveiled a major new five-year contract award to Wipro to transform its business support systems (BSS) and associated quality assurance.

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Figure of the day - SAP generates by far the largest C&SI market in Europe

Posted on February 16, 2021

SAP generates by far the largest business applications-related consulting & system integration market in Europe: EUR 15.3 bn in 2021.

 

 

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Accenture reinforces SAP leadership with Edenhouse buy

Posted on February 15, 2021

Accenture has swooped for Edenhouse, one of the highest profile specialist SAP services providers in the UK.

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Figure of the day - Salesforce vs. SAP

Posted on February 15, 2021

PAC expects the Salesforce-related Consulting and System Integration market in the USA will reach nearly USD 15.7 bn in 2021

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Zero Trust moves from buzz-word to practical approach as enterprises seek to secure their business

Posted on February 12, 2021

 

We’ve heard a lot about Zero Trust over the years, but the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic moved the buzz word abruptly to the forefront. In part, due to the rapid increase in demand for digital workplaces for remote work, and in part to a rapidly evolving threat landscape, the topic quickly captured C-Suite mindshare. Enabling employers ...

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TCS to add 1,500 employees in the UK

Posted on February 10, 2021

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has unveiled plans to recruit 1,500 employees in the UK over the next year.

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