Evaluation Based on Quantitative and Qualitative Characteristics
“This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the European workplace virtualization services market through the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that lead to vendor success in this market. This IDC MarketScape covers a variety of vendors participating in the European workplace virtualization services market, including global, European, and large regional full-service outsourcers/systems integrators (SIs). The evaluation is based on a comprehensive framework and set of parameters that assesses each vendor's preparedness for current and future market conditions.” After a close evaluation of Atos’ offerings and capabilities, IDC has positioned the company in the Leaders category within this IDC MarketScape.
About the MarketScape
About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) 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. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
 IDC MarketScape Western European Workplace Virtualization Services 2014 Vendor Analysis, Doc # AE03W, October 2014