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IDC Expects the Value Added Managed Services Market or discrete outsourcing market in Asia/Pacific to grow steadily, and hit US$12.5bn by the year 2011

  • 21 June, 2007 16:42

<p>NORTH SYDNEY, June 21st 2007: In view of the market's ever changing needs, a whole set of managed services solutions have emerged over the past 12 months. From WAN optimisation management, to managed compliance to on-demand applications, and more. What are the features and benefits to look out for? Are there any pitfalls? What should enterprises know and what should the plan of action be?</p>
<p>Managed Services is fast climbing up the radar screen of most IT Managers as enterprises feel more comfortable with a discrete and flexible way of IT outsourcing that managed services provide. This allows enterprises to be more efficient by selecting best of breed vendors for their managed services needs.</p>
<p>IDC expects the Value Added Managed Services Market (VAMS) or discrete outsourcing market in Asia/Pacific (Ex Japan) to grow steadily, with CAGR of 16% for the next few years to hit US$12.5bn by the year 2011.</p>
<p>"Managed Services have continued to gain pace in both the medium and large enterprise markets in 2007. Network efficiency and lower total cost of operations continue to be the key drivers in this market. As end to end application performance becomes more critical to organisations, so does the attraction towards Managed Service," said David Cannon, Senior Analyst, Telecommunications</p>
<p>At IDC's Managed Services Event on Tuesday 26 June in Sydney, you will hear from leading Managed Services analysts, Managed Services vendor partners and industry gurus. They will showcase latest offerings and solutions in the market and answer the enterprise's most pressing questions!</p>
<p>IDC's Senior Analysts, Telecommunications, David Cannon, will discuss the importance of "owning the router" and how Managed Service providers are well positioned to capitalise on their ability to install, configure and manage multiple vendor systems, applications and hardware up to the router and beyond for true end to end quality of service.</p>
<p>To learn more about IDC's 2007 Managed Services Event visit http://www.idc.com.au/events/managedservices07 or contact Alison Mee via email</p>
<p>If you would like further information or to purchase IDC research, please contact Gary Clarke, IDC Associate VP of Sales via email gclarke@idc.com or phone 02 9925 2226.</p>
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