AT&T Positioned As A Leader In IDC MarketScape In Asia/Pacific Telecommunications Market

Dec 16, 2013, 01:01 ET from AT&T Inc.

HONG KONG, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* strengthened its position as a leader in the Asia-Pacific next-generation telecom services market in IDC MarketScape's annual study, MarketScape: Asia Pacific Next-Generation Telcos – ICT Services 2013-2014 Vendor Analysis.  

The IDC MarketScape study said that AT&T continued to grow its presence and showed good execution in delivering connectivity and ICT services in Asia Pacific, taking advantage of its network and data center presence in the region.

The study evaluates global and regional telecom services providers that have a strong presence and a suite of managed services, along with large client base requiring international ICT services. The report assesses network service providers on their managed services and network portfolio, cloud capabilities, enterprise mobility solutions, strong service delivery and integration skills, as well as ability to deliver business benefits and customer life-cycle management.

"We are glad to be recognized as a leader in the MarketScape: Asia Pacific Next-Generation Telcos – ICT Services 2013-2014 Vendor Analysis report. AT&T continued to build its presence in the region, widened its enterprise solutions capabilities and demonstrated its strong service delivery and network integration skills in the past year. We will further drive our leadership position by continuing to invest in our global infrastructure, and provide a globally consistent set of robust and highly-secure services to multinational corporations in Asia Pacific," said Bernard Yee, vice president, AT&T Asia Pacific.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific 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, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

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