Research Firm Evaluates CompuCom on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
DALLAS — April 5, 2011— CompuCom Systems, Inc., the leading IT outsourcing specialist, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Leaders” quadrant of the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Help Desk Outsourcing, North America.* The report positions Help Desk service providers based on ability to execute and completeness of vision.
The report found that more than 85 percent of the client organizations interviewed for the study used the same provider for desktop and help desk support. This increased from the previous years because end-user computing virtualization and cloud computing are driving clients to consider more portions of each IT tower (help desk and desktop as examples) as well as multiple IT towers to be delivered by a single provider.
“Our Integrated Infrastructure Management solution delivers significant business value through a tight integration of processes and automation tools that consistently delivers industry-leading service quality while driving down costs,” said Michael Keogh, vice president and general manager of CompuCom Integrated Shared Services. “The ITIL® service desk is a focal point for the end-user experience and a gateway to maturing IT infrastructure operations for more strategic contribution to business value.”
The Magic Quadrant positions providers based on ability to execute, which includes service offering, sales execution and pricing, marketing execution, customer experience, operations, market responsiveness and track record, and overall viability when evaluating ability to execute. Completeness of vision is evaluated based on service offering strategy, business model, market understanding, sales strategy, vertical market strategy and geographical strategy, with direct feedback from extensive interviews with the provider's clients.
About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
About CompuCom Systems, Inc.
CompuCom is recognized as the leading IT outsourcing specialist for incorporating international standards, real world experience, and ITIL best practices. The company is listed among leaders in service desk, managed desktop, managed security, data center, remote infrastructure management, and hosted virtual desktop services markets. CompuCom’s flagship IIM™ solution and framework helps organizations reduce operating and capital expense, drive alignment of IT services to business plans, and improve the value contribution of innovative technologies and processes. To learn more, visit www.CompuCom.com.
*Gartner “2011 Magic Quadrant for Help Desk Outsourcing, North America,” by William Maurer, Bryan Britz, Helen Huntley, and David Edward Ackerman, March 29, 2011.
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