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IBM Recognized as Leader in Business Intelligence and Analytics across Asia Pacific

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

IBM Recognized as Leader in Business Intelligence and Analytics across Asia Pacific

21:00 EDT Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Company Ranked #1 for Helping Organizations Use Analytics to Transform the Front Office; Significant Gap Cited Between IBM and Broader Market

SHANGHAI, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that IT analyst firm capioIT ranked IBM #1 in its 2013 Asia Pacific Business Intelligence and Analytics Solution Providers Capture Share Report.

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Based on both quantitative and qualitative research conducted by capioIT, the analysis consisted of 17 metrics and included a variety of stakeholders and sources, representing input from solution providers as well as feedback from their clients and end-users. Of the 13 solution providers evaluated, IBM took the top spot for the quality of its capabilities and attributes, with the report citing a significant gap between IBM and the rest of the market which included Accenture, Infosys, HP, Deloitte and TCS. IBM was recognized as a market maker, noted as the only organization to successfully combine consulting services and applications for its clients.

"Our research identified IBM as the clear leader in the Asia Pacific Business Intelligence and Analytics marketplace, evidenced by the company's continued role as the industry frontrunner, setting the standard for advanced analytics capabilities," says Phil Hassey, Founder, capioIT. "IBM's leadership is due to the weight of its integrated solution based approach and focus on expanding the reach of analytics beyond the CIO to areas like marketing and finance to help clients achieve their front office agenda."

"IBM has made significant investments to expand and grow our data analysis capabilities," says Randy Walker, Managing Partner, Growth Markets Unit, IBM Global Business Services. "This report further validates the powerful combination of IBM technology and solutions, business consulting expertise and research, providing clients the advanced capabilities required to fully leverage Big Data and analytics technologies to architect, transform and deliver differentiated customer experiences."

To read the report, please visit: http://bit.ly/14t8ErnFor more information on capioIT, please visit: www.capioIT.com  For more information about IBM, please visit: www.ibm.com/gbs

Contacts: Lisa Lanspery  IBM Media Relations  +1-914-766-2607  lisalanspery@us.ibm.com

Anthony Guerrieri  IBM Media Relations  +86 21 6100 8272  amgue@cn.ibm.com

SOURCE IBM

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