"T-Systems' fundamental strength is its ability to offer a broad range of sophisticated security services that can be packaged to meet the specific needs of major European multinationals and SMEs alike." – IDC 2017
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IDC MarketScape: Western Europe Managed Security Services 2017
International Data Corporation (IDC) is one of the leading international consulting firms and focuses on market analyses for IT. In its analyst report “IDC MarketScape: Western Europe Managed Security Services 2017 Vendor Assessment”, it positions Telekom Security as a leader.
The assessment’s conclusion: In addition to T-Systems’ strengths, Telekom Security also pools the security expertise of Deutsche Telekom and the mobile network operator T-Mobile. The result is a broad range of highly developed security services. Assembled as customized packages, T-Systems’ offerings meet the security needs of major European multinationals, as well as the special requirements of SMEs and the public sector.
The analyst report identifies the following strengths:
Full-service managed security services provider
Advanced service portfolio offering a large choice
Large number of security experts (1,200) in the region
Strong footprint thanks to four Security Operation Centers (SOCs) in Germany, Austria and Hungary
Provision of security operations services and monitoring in compliance with European data protection standards from Europe or exclusively from Germany
Profound understanding of European needs regarding data security and recording
Strategic support above and beyond security offerings
Comprehensive additional network and IT service offerings
End-to-end security covering all endpoints, the entire network and the infrastructure
Complete support on the path to digital transformation, including appropriate offerings (such as for cloud security and connectivity)
IDC MarketScape: Western Europe Managed Security Services 2017 Vendor Assessment; Dominic Trott, Martha Vazquez; IDC #EMEA42345617; August 2017.
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 short-term. 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 icons.