Analyst Firm Awards 2017: CXP Group occupies fourth place in the global ranking for IT services

PRESS RELEASE – PARIS, July 20th 2017

CXP Group logoCXP Group (BARC, Le CXP, PAC), the leading European analyst firm for the software and IT services industry, as well as for topics related to digital transformation, takes fourth place in the category “IT services” at this year’s Analyst Firm Awards hosted by Kea Company. The awards are based on the results of the Analyst Value Survey conducted by Kea Company among analyst firm clients worldwide.

“In the field of IT services, CXP Group is achieving great ratings,” says Duncan Chapple, Managing Partner at Kea Company. “IT services is the area where CXP Group creates the most value with its research and advisory services. IT services professionals particularly value CXP Group’s inquiry calls, research reprints and business leads especially highly.”

“We’re very pleased with our fourth place in the category ‘IT services’ in the global ranking of leading analyst firms*. The positive response that we receive from European and global companies is a validation of our work,” says Frédéric Munch, Managing Partner and Member of the Board at CXP Group. “Demand for IT services is changing. Digitalization trends such as the Internet of Things, analytics, or artificial intelligence are changing the structure of the industry. In addition to increasing efficiency, the interface to the customer and the support of new business models are now back in focus. Using our knowledge of the market, vendors, and implementation, we help our customers to recognize the opportunities and risks of these developments, and to capitalize on them.”

(*) Analyst Firm Awards 2017: #5 in the category “most valuable globally” – “PAC (CXP Group) has entered the top 5 this year. The basis for this result is the excellent quality of its consulting services as well as its top ranking achieved in the area of research among all top 10 companies. PAC’s influence on the purchasing decisions of companies has increased considerably.” Influencerrelations.com, Kea Company.

About the Analyst Firm Awards:
Kea Company is a global consulting firm focusing on business consulting and influencer marketing services for providers of high-tech products and ‑services. Each year since 2014, KEA Company has been presenting the Analyst Firm Awards to those analyst firms who deliver the greatest added value from the customer’s point of view and take a leading role in certain market segments. The awards are based on the results of the Analyst Value Survey conducted annually by Kea Company since 2000. In the current online survey, participants were able to evaluate 15 analyst firms in a total of 12 categories.

About CXP Group (BARC, le CXP, PAC):
CXP Group is the leading independent European research and consulting firm for the software, IT services and digital transformation industry. It offers its customers a comprehensive support service for the evaluation, selection and optimization of their software solutions and accompanies them in their digital transformation journey. CXP Group’s expertise covers a wide range of topics, such as BI, content management, ERP, finance, HRIS, CRM, BPM, IT management, cyber security and more. Further, CXP Group supports ITC decision makers in evaluating and selecting IT services providers and accompanies them in optimizing their sourcing and investment strategies. Moreover, CXP Group assists software and IT services providers in optimizing their strategies and go-to-market approaches with quantitative and qualitative analyses as well as operational and strategic consulting services. Public organizations and institutions equally base the development of their IT policies on our reports. Capitalizing on 40 years of experience, based in 8 countries (with 17 offices worldwide) and with 140 employees, CXP Group provides its expertise every year to more than 1,500 ICT decision makers and the operational divisions of large enterprises and mid-market companies and their providers. For more information please visit: www.pac-online.com, www.cxp.fr, www.barc.de. Follow us on Twitter: @CXPgroup, @CXPgroup_DE, @CXPgroup_FR

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