Cloud and Business Platforms

Unisys unleashed: IT services incumbents should heed Unisys selling off its federal services business as a warning shot

Feb 14, 2020

Unisys recently announced the sale of it's federal services business - we take a look at how this risky strategy might unleash a new Unisys on to the market.

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IT and BPO outsourcing contract renewal analysis—2020

Jan 17, 2020

HFS Research’s first-ever IT/BPO outsourcing contract renewal report. In this report, we analyze outsourcing contracts that are up for renewal in 2020.

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IT needs to invest more in cloud 2.0 – with service partners playing a vital role

Jan 16, 2020

HFS looks at maturity in cloud computing. Which industries are betting big, the choice between containers and serverless, and where multi-cloud fits in.

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Is OVH the cloud market’s best-kept secret? You need to know about this France-based firm with hyperscale ambitions

Dec 13, 2019

When we think of major cloud players - the same three or four firms make the list. But new firms like OVH are starting to gain ground in the market.

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Insurance customers must evaluate SE2 for both innovation and execution with its new investments

Nov 05, 2019

SE2 made a few announcements recently, including the opening of its delivery and innovation centers in India and the launch of its Digital Engage platform. These decisions represent the company’s future as a platform-based services partner

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A time to kill, or a time to be killed? Five critical steps for LTI and Mindtree to make it work or risk failure

Aug 11, 2019

We now have one service provider with revenues approaching $2.5 billion aspiring to break into the open spot between these mid-caps and the large providers: LTI with its buyout of Mindtree.

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Atos must quickly step outside of its comfort zone to use Syntel for competitive leverage

Apr 09, 2019

HFS Research attended Atos’ 2019 Global Analyst Summit in Boston. We believe Atos needs to move much faster with its integration efforts, and have a crisper message clearly outlining how its customers will benefit.

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A blueprint assessment of the top 4 cloud providers: AWS, Google, IBM and Microsoft

Jun 14, 2018

A quick guide to answer the question ‘Who will win this cloud war?’

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Strategic Analysis of Outsourcing Deals Announced in August 2016

Sep 19, 2016

This is the August 2016 edition of our outsourcing deals analysis, a month in which we came across the details of 40​ large deals in the public domain.

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