Deloitte named a leader in Asia/Pacific Cloud Security Services by IDC MarketScape
NEW YORK, NY, US, 30 June 2021—Deloitte was recently named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Cloud Security Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (doc # AP47097721, June 2021). The IDC MarketScape recognizes Deloitte as a leader with differentiated capabilities and strategies in cloud platform engineering, learning programs, and talent.
In defining the market, the IDC MarketScape shares, “The cloud-first approach took the Asia/Pacific market by storm in 2020. Fast-growing organizations in Asia/Pacific tend to adopt a cloud-first or cloud-only approach when digitizing their business to take advantage of the agility, efficiency, and resilience that cloud technology promises...This IDC study assesses cloud security services vendors in the Asia/Pacific region on their strength of their current capabilities, portfolio, delivery, and go-to-market (GTM) activities and how well placed they are to grow within the space in the region.”
“The landscape of cyber threats is constantly evolving. To prepare clients for these risks, Deloitte firms advise, implement, and manage a comprehensive portfolio of cyber solutions and services to suit clients’ current industry sector requirements and enterprise-wide needs,” says James Nunn-Price, Asia Pacific Cyber Risk Services Leader, Deloitte Global Risk Advisory. “Business growth and cyber risk are inexorably linked, so Deloitte works to ensure that security is foundational to clients’ long-term growth strategies and digital transformations.”
On the vendor inclusion criteria, the report notes, “IDC narrowed down the field of players…and subsequently collected and analyzed data on these 14 cloud security services providers with relevant portfolios and regional scale.”
“Deloitte is a full lifecycle service provider of cyber cloud services with end-to end-capability to help clients from advisory on cyber cloud strategy through to design, build, and ongoing managed services,” adds Nunn-Price. “We also take pride in our world-class people, bolstered by learning programs with cloud collaborators and the Deloitte Cloud Institute training platform, as well as independent training opportunities.”
Additional report findings
- “In line with the [organization's] forward-looking and innovative culture, Deloitte was one of the early enablers of cloud technology and has been integral in driving cloud adoption among key verticals in the Asia/Pacific region.”
- “The provider boasts a strong cloud platform engineering business aligned with all the major hyperscalers (AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba) that serve the Asia/Pacific market.”
- “Deloitte has created learning programs with cloud hyperscaler platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP and others) so its [people] can be certified... Deloitte [professionals] also have access to independent training and certifications from the SANS Institute, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the Cloud Academy platform, or Udemy”
- “Deloitte has focused on developing and investing in its people to produce the top-tier talent required to serve its clients better. It boasts one of the largest security workforces in the region and is clustered based on various domain expertise and capabilities.”
The insights provided are part of the IDC MarketScape Excerpt, which is an extraction from the original IDC MarketScape assessment. Per IDC policy, only the Vendor Summary Profile for the purchasing vendor will be included in a given IDC MarketScape Excerpt. To gain access to the profiles for all suppliers included in the assessment, contact IDC.
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IDC MarketScape vendor assessment 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.
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