Quezon City, 21 September 2011: IT analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has ranked IBM number one in Application Management Services market share, as measured by revenue, in its report, “Worldwide and U.S. Application Management Services 2010 Vendor Shares: IDC’s Top 10 Vendors.”

According to the IDC report, IBM swept the three Application Management Services (AMS) categories, ranking #1 in Worldwide Discrete, #1 in U.S. Discrete, and #1 in Worldwide Consolidated (Discrete + Bundled).  

The report states that IBM leads in both Worldwide and U.S. discrete market share, with double-digit year-over-year growth in both categories.  According to the report, IBM continued to hold a significant lead in Consolidated AMS revenue, offering market-leading integrated or discrete service options to help clients address efficiency, cost, and portfolio modernization options.

“Our ability to create business outcomes via our application maintenance and support capabilities stems from deep investments in optimization tools and methods— Smarter Application Delivery and Maintenance — delivered through a globally integrated capability model,” said Dod Peralta, Director for Philippine Global Delivery Center, IBM Global Business Services. “Our strategic intent is about solving business challenges while simplifying the full life cycle of applications requirements for our clients. IBM is extending its leadership behind ongoing investments in capabilities like cloud computing, business analytics and optimization, and collaborative social networking tools.”

Through the Philippine Global Delivery Center (GDC), Filipino IT specialists, deployed in various projects around the globe, are making significant contributions to IBM’s success in the AMS space.  The Philippine GDC, located in Eastwood and the UP Ayala TechnoHub in Quezon City, and at the Asiatown IT Park in Cebu City, is one of only eight IBM Global Business Services Global Delivery Centers in the world.  

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Source: IDC, Competitive Analysis: Worldwide and U.S. Application Management Services 2010 Vendor Shares: IDC’s Top 10 Vendors. Doc #228522, July 2011.

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