Rating demonstrates PwC’s strengths in supporting the CIO and encouraging Client CXO Cooperation
NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 – PwC US today announced it has been recognized as a Vanguard firm in The Kennedy Vanguard™ of Cloud Consulting Providers report. According to Kennedy, “PwC’s approach to cloud consulting is to connect the dots between people, process and technology and to encourage collaboration across the client organization, particularly at the C-level.” PwC is one of four providers to achieve this Vanguard rating.
“In today’s business environment, business models are being challenged and transformed at an increasing rate. PwC helps clients leverage the cloud for business transformation, from strategy through execution,” said Randy Browning, PwC U.S. Advisory Consulting and Markets Leader. “Agile companies are recognizing that advancing their cloud strategy will enable them to create innovative new services and business models that help decrease time to market, create operational efficiencies and engage customers. We’re helping companies across industries create competitive advantage enabled by cloud solutions."
“We are pleased to be recognized as a Vanguard firm by Kennedy for cloud consulting,” said Mike Pearl, PwC’s Global Cloud Computing Leader. “While use of cloud continues to accelerate, many still have not yet extensively adopted cloud. Transformational technology advancements far outpace the reality of how they are being used in the enterprise. PwC’s Advisory practice helps companies achieve a more advanced perspective and execute streamlined cloud strategies that deliver value for their overall business.”
According to the report: “PwC’s cloud approach has three ‘value lenses’: creating the IT platform of the future (create business differentiation), transforming business operations (improve business operations and operational performance), and creating profitable cloud businesses (generate new revenue streams). The firm has a broad cloud services portfolio, which includes IT consulting and beyond into areas such as implementation, operations, taxation and solutions.”
Kennedy highlights PwC’s strengths in the report, which include:
For more information about PwC’s IT cloud consulting capabilities, visit: http://www.pwc.com/us/en/issues/cloud-computing.html .
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