Yahoo gets 2nd spot in the Lighthouse Services Index

Yahoo has jumped up 3 positions to get to the 2nd spot in the Lighthouse Services Index. Its purchase of Zimbra, an innovative provider of opensource email solutions and services, is certain to help it tap into the email market even further. Infosys, which is the first company outside North America to join the Financial Institution Shared Assessments Program, has also gained 2 spots and is now at 7th position.

Xansa which has announced a new contract with “Qualifications and Curriculum Authority” is the biggest positive mover this month with a jump of 7 positions. Dimension Data, which has just opened a new office in Toronto, has gained 1 spot and entered the top 25.

Orange Business Services which was rated as world class by Telemark in August as recently as August has dropped 4 spots and is out of the top 25. Announcement by Fujitsu Services of a new contract with Norfolk Constabulary has not arrested its decline this month and the firm has also dropped 4 positions. T-Systems and CGI Group have also dropped 4 spots each and are now at 17th and 31st positions respectively.

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Duncan Chapple