BT Global Services moves to the top tier in the Lighthouse Services Index

Lighthouse Services Index - August 2009BT Global has moved up 2 positions this month and is now ranked in the top 5 firms of the Lighthouse Services Index. The firm has improved its ranking as analysts focus on its Managed and Professional Network Services. The firm’s chairman has highlighted difficulties with the BT Global Services business and identified it as a key area for improvement. It will be interesting to see the change in financial performance and analyst focus in the coming months.

Logica has made noticeable improvement in its ranking and has moved up 4 positions this month. The firm has announced good financial results in a challenging business environment and has also launched LogicaTV to boost its brand. Keane has shot up 8 positions and is the top gainer this month. The firm has acquired certain portions of BearingPoint’s commercial business in North America and is ranked 47th. Orange Business Services has improved its rank by 4 positions and is the only new firm to enter the top 25 this month.

CGI Group is the biggest loser this month and has dropped down 9 positions. The firm has failed to get a single mention from IDC and is currently ranked 39th. KPMG is the only firm to drop out of the top 25 this month.

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Duncan Chapple