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  • Kyndryl Core - Mainframe Services in a Hybrid Cloud World

    Mainframe Services in a Hybrid Cloud World

    After its spinoff from IBM, Kyndryl inherited managed infrastructure services and cloud services. This research byte focuses on Kyndryl’s Core Enterprise and zCloud practice led by Group Leader Jamie Rutledge. It organized a webinar for Avasant advisors and enterprises that focused on the shift from mainframe to cloud environments. The company highlighted how it is helping enterprises implement a hybrid cloud strategy through its mainframe modernization services and how it is strengthening its partnerships with cloud service providers to provide a hybrid environment. The webinar also gave an insight into Kyndryl’s organic and inorganic strategies to strengthen its capabilities.

    July, 2022

  • Embrace Product image - Embracing the Hybrid Workplace with a Cloud-first Strategy

    Embracing the Hybrid Workplace with a Cloud-first Strategy

    During the pandemic, organizations quickly transitioned to remote work. But now, as we emerge from the pandemic, organizations need to transition to a more flexible, hybrid work model driven by cloud-enabled digital transformation. The employee experience must be at the center of defining a digital workplace. This Research Byte outlines the things that organizations should do to embrace the digital workplace models of tomorrow and how service providers are helping to facilitate this transformation. We highlight the efforts of one such service provider, Unisys, based on its recent analyst and advisor event.

    July, 2022

  • Featured Image Kyndryl - Kyndryl’s New Strategy for Security and Cloud Services

    Kyndryl’s New Strategy for Security and Cloud Services

    Kyndryl has been reorganizing its practice areas after its spin-off from IBM’s managed infrastructure services business unit, formerly known as IBM’s Global Technology Services group. This research byte focuses specifically on Kyndryl’s Cloud and Security and Resiliency practices. Through Kyndryl’s webinar about its cloud and security services, we heard from Kris Lovejoy and Harish Grama, the global practice leaders for Security and Resiliency and Cloud, respectively. One common theme that emerged was a shift from an IBM-focused approach to an ecosystem approach involving partners in addition to IBM.

    June, 2022

  • PrimaryImage BPT2022 - Banking Process Transformation 2022 RadarView™

    Banking Process Transformation 2022 RadarView™

    The Banking Process Transformation 2022 RadarView™ assists banks and financial companies in identifying strategic partners for banking process transformation by featuring detailed capability and experience analyses of leading service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key banking service providers across practice maturity, domain ecosystem, and investments and innovations, thus helping enterprises in evaluating leading players in the banking process transformation space. The 78-page report also highlights top market trends in the banking process transformation arena and Avasant’s viewpoint on them.

    June, 2022

  • LTI Mindtree Product Image - Merger of LTI and Mindtree: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations

    Merger of LTI and Mindtree: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations

    Two of the Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Group companies, L&T Infotech (LTI) and Mindtree, recently announced a merger to create what could be the sixth-largest Indian IT services provider in terms of overall sales, with a combined annual revenue of more than USD 3.5 billion as of March 31, 2022. The merged entity will be known as LTIMindtree Limited. In this Research Byte, we examine the nuances of the merger, analyze the benefits and challenges for the merged entity, and offer recommendations to enterprise buyers.

    June, 2022

  • PrimaryImage RiskandCompliance 2022 - Risk and Compliance Services 2022 RadarView™

    Risk and Compliance Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Risk and Compliance Services 2022 RadarView™ provides information to assist enterprises in charting out their action plan for developing a robust governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) program. It identifies key global service providers and system integrators that can help organizations expedite their GRC tool adoption journey. It also brings out detailed capability and experience analyses of leading providers to assist enterprises in identifying strategic partners for adopting a robust GRC framework. The 64-page report also highlights key industry trends in the risk and compliance space and Avasant’s viewpoint on them.

    June, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Cybersecurity Services 2022 - Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™

    Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™ is designed to inform enterprises about best practices in this space and provide a relatively granular understanding of key service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key cybersecurity services providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thereby supporting enterprises in identifying the right cybersecurity services partner. The 85-page report also highlights top market trends in the cybersecurity space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    April, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Applied AI and Advanced Analytics Services 2022  - Applied AI and Advanced Analytics Services 2022 RadarView™

    Applied AI and Advanced Analytics Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Applied AI and Advanced Analytics Services 2022 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for AI and analytics by offering detailed capability and experience analyses of service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key AI and analytics service providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thereby supporting enterprises in identifying the right AI and analytics services partner. The 76-page report also highlights top market trends in the AI and analytics space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    April, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Multisourcing Service Integration - Multisourcing Service Integration 2021–2022 RadarView™

    Multisourcing Service Integration 2021–2022 RadarView™

    The Multisourcing Service Integration 2021–2022 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for multisourcing service integration (MSI) by offering detailed capability and experience analyses for service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key MSI service providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thereby supporting enterprises in identifying the right MSI services partner. The 69-page report also highlights top market trends in the MSI space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    April, 2022

  • Google Research byte - Google’s Latest Move in Building Out its Security Platform Offering

    Google’s Latest Move in Building Out its Security Platform Offering

    The rising threat landscape has led cloud service providers to expand the scope of their cybersecurity offerings to multiple data sources and automate the triage process and incident response. This includes the use of artificial intelligence/machine learning to model the behavior of attackers and identify threats in advance. By acquiring Mandiant and Siemplify, Google is taking a big step in its vision of “invisible security” with automated threat hunting, detecting, and response. This will allow CISOs to capitalize on the SIEM-to-SOAR maturity trend for streamlining their threat response procedures.

    March, 2022

  • NASSCOM Report Cover Page 2022 002 - The Quantum Revolution in India: Betting Big on Quantum Supremacy

    The Quantum Revolution in India: Betting Big on Quantum Supremacy

    In the last decade, quantum technologies have transitioned from science fiction to real-world enterprise trials. Quantum computing has evolved, providing real-time analytics, faster decision-making, better forecasting, quicker prototyping, and new products creation. India aims to address issues concerning national priorities using quantum technologies. The government has planned an over USD 1B outlay to build a quantum-enabled infrastructure. The infrastructure will focus on converting theoretical aspects of quantum into commercial prospects.

    February, 2022

  • Wiprofullstride - Leading with a Unified and Integrated Approach to the Cloud – The New Way to Stay Ahead in the Cloud Services Market

    Leading with a Unified and Integrated Approach to the Cloud – The New Way to Stay Ahead in the Cloud Services Market

    The change in customer behavior brought on by the pandemic became the perfect platform for service providers to offer integrated cloud solutions by bringing together their consulting and advisory services, domain expertise, and deep engineering capabilities. Over the past 12 to 18 months, several leading service providers stepped up to enable enterprises to redesign their infrastructure from the core. This report discusses how Wipro followed this trend by introducing Wipro FullStride Services for its customers. As part of its cloud strategy, in July 2021, Wipro introduced Wipro FullStride Cloud Services to strengthen its position as a full-stack service provider that looks at personas, processes, data, apps, and infrastructure. The company has been advancing its cloud initiatives and plans to invest USD 1 billion over the next three years in technology, acquisitions, people, and partnerships.

    January, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Digital Commerce Services 2021 2022 - Digital Commerce Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    Digital Commerce Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    The Digital Commerce Services 2021–2022 RadarView™ provides information to assist enterprises in building an integrated digital commerce strategy and charting out an action plan for digital commerce transformation. It identifies key global service providers and system integrators that can help expedite a customer’s commerce transformation journey. It also brings out detailed capability and experience analyses of leading providers to assist enterprises in identifying the right strategic partners. The 67-page report also highlights key industry trends in the digital commerce space and Avasant’s viewpoint on them.

    January, 2022

  • Primary Image Intelligent Automation Services 2021 2022 - Intelligent Automation Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    Intelligent Automation Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    The Intelligent Automation Services 2021–2022 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for IA by offering detailed capability and experience analyses of service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key IA service providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thereby supporting enterprises in identifying the right IA services partner. The 81-page report also highlights top market trends in the IA space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    January, 2022