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New IDC MarketScape Predicts Oracle Implementation Services Partners Rapidly Evolving Their Services Portfolios Will Emerge As Leading Providers

International Data Corporation (IDC) has released a new MarketScape report profiling the leading vendors participating in the worldwide Oracle implementation services market. A significant component of this evaluation is the inclusion of the perception that cloud professional services buyers have of both the key characteristics and the capabilities of these providers.

"Oracle implementation services partners that are rapidly evolving their services portfolio to create vertical solutions around engineered systems, actively fulfilling clients' customer experience, analytics, and mobility needs, developing industry-specific cloud-based Oracle solutions, and doing so by utilizing intellectual property (IP) assets while keeping the core services portfolio intact will emerge as the leading providers in the Oracle implementation ecosystem going forward," says Ali Zaidi, Senior Analyst, IT Consulting and Systems Integration Business Strategies at IDC.

The report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oracle Implementation Services Ecosystem 2014 Vendor Assessment (IDC #250296), evaluates the following 12 vendors – Accenture, Capgemini, CSC, Deloitte, Fujitsu, Hitachi Consulting, HP, IBM, Infosys, PwC, TCS, and Wipro. The IDC MarketScape methodology placed Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, and Infosys in the "Leaders" category.

Accenture's ability to provide functional insights and competence, ability to handle changes in the project scope, and communicate the value of its services and delivery methodologies that clients are currently consuming helped it place among the global leaders of Oracle implementation services. For Deloitte, its ability to meet project timelines, functional insights and competence, and ability to achieve desired business outcomes helped it to place as a leader in the IDC MarketScape methodology. IBM's ability to provide functional insights and competence, technical insights and competence, and ability to integrate its own project team members with the client team scored high among buyers' perceptions. For Infosys, its ability to meet project timelines, proven methodologies/tools, and ability to handle changes in the project scope helped it to place as one of the leaders of Oracle implementation services globally.

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific 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. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

For more information about IDC MarketScape, please contact Karen Moser at kmoser@idc.com.

About IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. In 2014, IDC celebrates its 50th anniversary of providing strategic insights to help clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com. Follow IDC on Twitter at @IDC.

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