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CompuCom Named an Industry Challenger for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America

CompuCom, a leading technology infrastructure services company, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Challengers” quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America.* The report evaluates the abilities of 22 providers to deliver data center managed services across North America, including data center outsourcing (DCO) services and infrastructure utility services (IUS), which are often enabled by remote infrastructure management (RIM) services and increasingly include cloud computing components.

The Gartner report stated that “future growth in data center services will come from new industrialized infrastructure offerings such as IUS and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), while growth and margins for traditional services will face further pressure.” Gartner believes that by 2015, low-cost cloud-based services will cannibalize up to 15 percent of top outsourcing providers' revenue.

“CompuCom is proud to be positioned as a Challenger in the report and acknowledged as a company with a broad range of infrastructure expertise,” stated Thomas Vetterani, Vice President of Strategy & Messaging at CompuCom. “We have made significant investments in building a dynamic service delivery platform that enables us to offer creative, technically superior solutions. With a ‘customer-first’ philosophy, we are committed to providing outstanding service, continuous improvement and collaborative innovation for our clients.”

This is CompuCom’s fourth appearance in this Magic Quadrant.

About CompuCom

Dallas-based CompuCom Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of end-user enablement, service experience management, and cloud technology services to Fortune 1000 companies. CompuCom partners with enterprises to develop smarter ways they can work, grow and produce value for their business. Founded in 1987, privately held CompuCom has approximately 11,500 associates and supports more than 4 million end users in North America. For more information, visit www.compucom.com.

About the Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

*Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America by William Maurer, David Edward Ackerman, and Bryan Britz, July 31, 2014.

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