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Introduction

Ovum's IT services research includes all publicly announced contracts with values of more than $1m. This report provides an insight into deal signings by vendor, client, value, region, and IT services type and solution area for August 2015.

Highlights

  • The total contract value (TCV) of deals announced in August 2015 increased 64% compared with the same period of the previous year
  • The TCV of infrastructure management deals more than doubled year-on-year
  • The defense sector contributed 40% of the month’s TCV

Features and Benefits

  • Gain an understanding of all deal types in all IT services domains, including infrastructure, applications, and BPO
  • Gain an insight into the global IT service markets, including North America, Europe, MEA, and emerging markets in Asia Pacific and South and Central America
  • Learn to plan your strategy according to competitors' major deal announcements

Key questions answered

  • What major IT services contracts were announced during August 2015?
  • What deals are set to expire, and when?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Analysis

  • IT services’ TCV increased 64% year-on-year to $10.8bn
  • The number of deals worth more than $500m increased year-on-year
  • The value of the average contract increased to $57m
  • The TCV of infrastructure management deals more than doubled year-on-year
  • The defense sector contributed 40% of the month’s TCV
  • HP secured the biggest share of monthly TCV
  • The volume of deals signed with durations of less than one year increased significantly
  • Monthly TCV in Europe increased year-on-year
  • Of the contracts expiring in the next six months, 22% are application development deals
  • Of the contracts set to expire in the next six months, 37% involve defense clients

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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