CSC Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2016 Vendor Assessment
News Release -- December 15, 2016
Integrated Security Operations (ISecOps) platform, continuous customer-centric service improvement processes, strategic partnerships and acquisitions are CSC cybersecurity strengths identified by the report
TYSONS, Va., December 15, 2016 – CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced it has been named a “Leader” for the second year in the IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services (MSS) 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc# AP40939616, October 2016).
The IDC MarketScape report highlights CSC’s cloud-ready offerings and the ability to protect virtualized workloads in private and public environments, along with the use of system-wide automation for provisioning and early prevention and detection of threats.
According to the analysis, CSC’s partnerships and acquisitions provided added value to its cybersecurity mission. The report noted the creation of CSC’s next-generation, ISecOps platform, a set of cybersecurity service processes built on top of ServiceNow security operations, for the integration of IT service management (ITSM) data and processes into cybersecurity monitoring, event handling and incident response.
“By adding security operations from ServiceNow, client organizations can formalize their response process to close the gap between security and IT,” said Dan Hushon, CTO, vice president & general manager, Cybersecurity, CSC. “CSC is combining our ServiceNow consulting capabilities with our market-leading cyber services to bring clients a new, fully integrated, SecOps operating model.”
CSC has a team of more than 1,800 security specialists working in the areas of Consulting Services and Managed Security Services. These professionals assess security needs, implement new technologies, and control and manage critical operations enabling clients to securely adapt to business and risk changes.
IDC collected and analyzed data on 17 organizations in 2016 that offer MSS in the Asia/Pacific region. The evaluation included more than 45 in-depth interviews with managed service providers and their clients to assess service capability across the MSS life cycle, revenue, price competitiveness, service-level agreements (SLAs) and security operations center (SOC) staffing.
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 (NYSE: CSC) leads clients on their digital transformation journeys. The company provides innovative next-generation technology services and solutions that leverage deep industry expertise, global scale, technology independence and an extensive partner community. CSC serves leading commercial and international public sector organizations throughout the world. CSC is a Fortune 500 company and ranked among the best corporate citizens. For more information, visit the company’s website to learn more about the modern agile hybrid cloud platform and integrated digital service management (IDSM).