Sopra Steria, a European Tech leader recognised for its consulting, digital services and software development, today announces that its Digital and Cloud practices have been recognised as a "Best in Class" in the PAC INNOVATION RADAR Microsoft Azure 2022 covering all European geographies.
The PAC RADAR is an effective tool for the holistic evaluation and visual positioning of software and ICT service providers on local markets. This INNOVATION RADAR evaluates and compares 28 service providers in terms of strategies, development, and market position, in addition to their performance and competencies within the Microsoft Azure segment in Europe.
According to the study, Sopra Steria’s Microsoft Azure-related services capabilities in Europe benefit from:
- The Group’s end-to-end capabilities, from consulting, integration and operations, all backed by solid cybersecurity expertise, allowing it to become the preferred partner for its client’s cloud adoption journey.
- The development of its own Intellectual Property around Microsoft Azure Technologies (Agile DevOps Platform, Data Platform for AI/ML...), including some specific customized to vertical industries such as Digital Healthcare Platform or AI-powered supply chain platform for manufacturing. These allow for innovative and differentiated services.
- The important investments made into its talent management and training, a key growth driver in a tight labour market on certain competencies. The Group has notably deployed a Digital and Cloud Academy providing practices learning paths for the most sought-after competencies (security, analytics…).
"Delivering real-time information to train or road users, giving clinicians an interactive, spatial view of anatomy, enriching products or strategic infrastructures with analytics are few of the projects supported by our teams with Microsoft Azure. Our chapter is to help our clients to build their next digital frontiers, through innovation, business resilience, efficiency, and sustainability. And we believe this position in the PAC RADAR is the result of these digital projects and our investments in IP, in end-to-end capabilities and in talents all across our European geographies" said Béatrice Rollet, Group CTO – Digital and Cloud Services at Sopra Steria.
"Organisations now invest in a next-gen of services to strive amid economic uncertainty. As Cloud-native and business technologies are gaining traction, Sopra Steria’s pluri-disciplinaries expertise in industry-specific, digital and Cloud capabilities is key for an impactful business transformation. Their consultancy capabilities to drive changes, their investment in modern Cloud Management Platform, embedding observability, FinOps, compliance, security and sustainable features are must-have" stated Eric Beaudet, Senior Consultant Analyst at PAC.