Fujitsu Services surges up to enter the top 25 in the Lighthouse Services Index

Fujitsu Services is the biggest mover this month and has entered the top 25. The firm is moving to expand in the Nordic region by acquiring the Swedish firm Mandator. Analyst firms are also focusing on the recent outsourcing contracts awarded to Fujitsu which will hopefully propel the firm further in the coming months.

BT Global Services which has just announced some great financial results has gained 4 spots and is now ranked at the 18th spot. IBM Global Services has also gained as analysts focus on the firm due to its position as the world’s largest IT outsourcing services provider. The firm has jumped up 3 positions and is now ranked at 8th spot. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has also gained 2 spots and is now at the 12th spot. The firm has gained attention of analysts by announcing the expansion of it operations in South Africa and has won one of the largest BPO contracts announced this year.

Dimension Data, which had just entered the top 25 last month, has dropped 6 positions this month and is now ranked at the 30th spot. The firm has recently acquired Accelon, a communications services company operating in Ghana and Nigeria. It will be interesting to see if the news has any impact on the firm’s standing next month. BearingPoint, named as one of the “Top 10 Most Trusted Management Consulting Firms” in China, has also lost 3 positions. Siemens continues to expand its operations in Europe and the US, but Siemens Business Services is being mentioned less frequently in analyst research and is down 3 spots mainly because that business is now known as Siemens IT Solutions and Services.

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Duncan Chapple