Capgemini positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the overall NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Managed Security Services

PARIS, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced that it has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the overall NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Managed Security Services. In addition to its ‘overall’ positioning, Capgemini has also been recognized as a Leader in all categories: Advance Security, App Security, and Network Security.

According to NelsonHall’s NEAT report, Capgemini is positioned as a “Leader” based on its following strengths:

  • Its willingness and proven ability to establish dedicated SOCs to take over the management of clients’ security
  • Its high levels of investment demonstrated through the establishment of the Cybersecurity Global Service Line (GSL), the investment in SOCs, new reusable services, and expanding the cybersecurity partner network
  • Its strong experience in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) security, with capabilities added through the acquisition of Euriware
  • Its strong partnership with Pivotal on big data analytics, which is being applied to anomalous behavior detection.

Mike Smart, Senior IT Services Analyst with NelsonHall, said, “Capgemini was identified as a leader in the MSS NEAT evaluation due to its investment in security, from the establishment of its cybersecurity global service line, to new reusable services, and expansion of cybersecurity delivery. The use of its ‘right people, right process with the right toolset’ model is demonstrated through its robust cybersecurity academy, its recently launched multi-tenant managed SOC and threat hunting service offerings, as well as its big data partnership with Pivotal, which is being applied to anomalous behavior detection.”

The report goes on to highlight that Capgemini should also benefit from the introduction of regulations in Europe, one of its bigger markets. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with an enforcement date due in May 2018, will require clients to be compliant and Capgemini will be able to support them with this transition.

“It’s an important result and a reflection of the investments made in our Managed Security Services and of the considerable work that has been done to develop and field services aligned to the most important business challenges our customers face, explains Mike Turner, Cybersecurity Global Chief Operating Officer at Capgemini. “In 2017, we expect to see our cybersecurity business go from strength to strength through the expansion of our cybersecurity portfolio, with services such as threat hunting, as well as a greater geographic reach.”

This report analyzes the performance of vendors offering Managed Security Services as part of their IT services portfolio. The NEAT tool allows strategic sourcing managers to assess the capability of vendors across a range of criteria and business situations and identify the best performing vendors overall, and with a specific focus on Application Security, Network Security, and Advanced Security Services. For this report, NelsonHall evaluated 10 service providers.

Read the full report here

About NelsonHall
NelsonHall is the leading BPS and ITS research firm. The company takes a global approach to analysis of vendors and outsourcing markets and is widely respected for the quality and depth of its research. With its “Speed-to-Source” methodology, NelsonHall is helping buy-side organizations significantly reduce the time and cost associated with BPS and ITS sourcing projects.

About Capgemini
With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50thAnniversary year in 2017. A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com.

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini

SOURCE: Capgemini

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