In brief

In brief

  • The report assesses 14 leading MSS European service providers on key success measures in two primary categories: capabilities and strategies.
  • Accenture is an end-to-end provider for its customers.
  • Accenture's European and global scale “has enabled it to develop industry-specific knowledge, security capabilities, and expertise.”

IDC MarketScape names Accenture a managed security services leader in Europe

Accenture positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: European Managed Security Services 2022 Vendor Assessment (IDC #EUR146178820e). Among Accenture’s notable strengths, the report cites that Accenture:

  • “offers considerable European and global scale as a consulting provider. Its scale has enabled it to develop industry-specific knowledge, security capabilities, and expertise.”
  • “has developed a catalogue of automation assets for its portfolio of security services.”
  • “runs its global delivery excellence program for security, which leans on four main pillars relevant to European chief information security officers: process standardization; delivery governance, risk and compliance; metrics and analytics; and innovation and automation.”
  • “offers intensive onboarding MSS training program, with schools in Naples (Italy)and Prague. It is focusing on training practitioners in the latest topics, including secure automation, cloud, IT/OT, and artificial intelligence/machine learning security applications.”
  • “offers myWizard dashboard, which blends intelligent analytics with integration and APIs to help client standardization of security governance processes through a more personalized experience.”

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe.

"Accenture offers considerable European and global scale as an end-to-end consulting provider with a strong portfolio that can help protect businesses from these evolving threats in cybersecurity."

— JOEL STRADLING, research director, IDC European Security and Privacy

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