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When a merger is an acquisition CSC “Merges” with HP Enterprise Services

Today, May 24th 2016, CSC and HP Enterprise (HPE) announced that the HPE Services unit would be spun out of HPE and merged with CSC which recently spun out its government business. This surprising deal is being positioned as a merger, … Continue reading

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Accenture Acquires Cloud Sherpas – Cloud Services Provider Consolidation reaches new heights

It was no accident timing wise that the first major news of Dreamforce, particularly from a partner point of view, was that Accenture had acquired Cloud Sherpas. Accenture is of course the leading integrated SI in the world. Cloud Sherpas … Continue reading

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To survive IT services vendors must develop a multi-brand strategy

No-one will argue that the level of disruption for technology buyers and sellers is at an all time high. Everything is up for the disruption and will be for the foreseeable term in business time-frames. Therefore every option to win … Continue reading

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Cost increases due to currency will accelerate asset based services in Europe and Australia

The shift towards asset based services, IP, or automation has finally accelerated. This has been a long time coming, and the slow pace of change has been an ongoing frustration for capioIT. Many SI and services organisations have finally begun to apply … Continue reading

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Tata Consultancy Services market cap exceeds a combined Xerox, CGI, Unisys, Capgemini, Fujitsu and CSC with $10 Billion left over

Whilst capioIT has written recently that the Indian vendors are as much legacy IT services providers as IBM, Accenture, CGI or Capgemini, their market capitalisation does not reflect this. If one believes the market is rational (or at least consistently … Continue reading

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Indian Services Providers Fall from Disrupter to Legacy – Next Step Consolidation

Individually and collectively, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Wipro, HCL, Cognizant and others unmistakably revolutionalised the IT services marketplace. Most visibly this was through leveraging India and other offshore locations. Equally importantly was their focus on, and strength in, process and … Continue reading

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Why Long Term Vendor-Client Relationships Inhibit Outcome Based Contracts

capioIT has long written about the shift towards outcomes based pricing for the management of infrastructure, application and business process engagements. This has been a slow but one directional shift that is critical for enabling a more flexible and business … Continue reading

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