Gartner recognises VirtusaPolaris in 2016 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service

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WESTBOROUGH, Mass.: VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd., and a leading worldwide provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services, announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche Players’ quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide. The report, by analysts Jouni Forsman, Norbert J. Scholz and Amresh Nandan published on 14 July, evaluated VirtusaPolaris among Communications Service Providers (CSPs).

The Magic Quadrant report evaluated 17 vendors who have expertise in discrete and multiyear engagements around CSPs’ operational IT in a multiregional context. The assessment takes into account the vendors’ current offerings and overall strategies, as well as their future initiatives and product roadmaps.

According to Gartner, “The market for IT services for CSPs is evolving as CSPs’ operational environment changes. Cost-efficiency is important, but the focus is clearly on enabling additional business benefits for CSPs in the spirit of bimodal IT.” Gartner adds “This Magic Quadrant helps communications service provider CIOs identify and evaluate suppliers to meet their operational IT service needs.”

“We are pleased to see our positioning in this year’s Magic Quadrant further on the completeness of vision,” said Srinivasan Jayaraman, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Telecoms, VirtusaPolaris. “The growing demand for a personalised user experience and the rapid proliferation of content stem from our industry undergoing significant transformation. Our Telecom business is thriving as our expertise and solutions empower our clients to innovate, enable faster time-to-market and simplify processes, ultimately accelerating their business outcomes. As the telecommunications industry continues to evolve to an increasingly virtualised, software-focused market, we will work with our clients to help them in their journey of innovation and delivering exceptional services to their customers.”

“We have always prided ourselves on our strong engineering heritage, our innovative culture and undiluted focus on enabling our clients to achieve their business and IT vision,” said Praveen Purushotham, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Marketing, VirtusaPolaris. “We believe this recognition reinforces our strong positioning as a trusted partner for our clients who provides exceptional thought leadership and proven delivery excellence.”

VirtusaPolaris’ Next Gen Telco solutions are designed to accelerate time-to-market, simplify processes and deliver business outcomes. It leverages its deep domain expertise, product engineering heritage, robust platforming approach and partnerships to address its clients’ priorities. VirtusaPolaris’s niche telecom industry solutions are engineered to accelerate time-to-market and help clients maintain market leadership by improving topline revenues up to 5%, boosting operating efficiency up to 30% and enhancing customer experience. Some of its notable work for clients include building a ‘Multi-tenant white label’ OSS/BSS stack, rationalising 96 portals into one portal with rich user interface and delivering an effective service management platform.