This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of a number of providers participating in the datacenter transformation consulting services market. The IDC MarketScape is an evaluation based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters that assesses providers relative to one another and to those factors expected to be most conducive to success in a given market during both the short term and the long term.
"Improving operational efficiency and consolidation of datacenter environment are the key drivers for buyers to consume datacenter transformation consulting services." — Gard Little, research director, IT Consulting and Systems Integration Services
"While consulting firms providing DCT consulting are generally very capable at providing functional insights, and applying proven methodology/tools, buyers of DCT consulting services find consulting firms struggle to integrate their team members with those of the customers on DCT projects." — Ali Zaidi, senior research analyst, IT Consulting and Systems Integration Services