(NYSE: CSC) has been named a "leader" in the inaugural IDC
MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014 Vendor
Assessment(1). According to the IDC analysis and buyer
perception study, CSC is viewed as the leading provider in the
"strategies" axis, and as one of the firms with the greatest capability
in global managed security services (MSS).
"As a leader in the IDC MarketScape, CSC Global Cybersecurity is
confronting enterprise threats with innovative next generation
technologies," said Samuel S. Visner,
vice president and general manager, CSC Global Cybersecurity.
"Cybersecurity risk now rises to board-level attention, and clients want
trusted partners who deliver new efficiencies and superior levels of
"Initiatives such as the addition of our 24 x 7 Seurity Operations
Centers (SOCs) in Australia and the UK to CSC's global cybersecurity
network, our PulsePortal that allows CSC to work in true partnership
with clients, and our advances in bring-your-own-device cyber solutions
all help our clients mitigate and manage the growing security risks,"
added Visner. "Further, the ability of our SOCs across the globe allows
us to collaborate in real-time and leverage the full range of our
capabilities against time-sensitive problems, such as Heartbleed."
For the purposes of its research, IDC defines managed security services
as the around-the-clock remote management or monitoring of IT security
functions delivered via strategically positioned security operations
centers. IDC collected and analyzed data on numerous MSS providers
within the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014
Vendor Assessment. While the market arena for MSS is broad and there are
many suppliers that offer these services, IDC narrowed down the field of
MSS providers based on the following criteria:
With 2,000 cybersecurity professionals, CSC Cybersecurity offers
innovative cybersecurity programs for governance, risk and compliance
management; IT infrastructure; and application security and disaster
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.
CSC is a global leader of next-generation information technology (IT)
services and solutions. The company's mission is to enable superior
returns on clients' technology investments through best-in-class
industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has
approximately 79,000 employees and reported revenue of $13.0 billion for
the 12 months ended March 28, 2014. For more information, visit the
company's website at www.csc.com
1. IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014 Vendor
Assessment (Doc # 248646 June 2014).
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