Most IT services players are embracing the Web services movement with various investments and involvement for the multi-million dollar opportunity as well as for competitive reasons, a new study from IDC reveals. According to this new report – which profiles 14 services firms that offer a suite of Web services-related service offerings – growth in the U.S. Web services-based professional services market far outpaces growth in the U.S. consulting and system integration markets.

"In order to capitalize on the multi- million dollar Web services opportunity, services vendors need to form alliances with partners who are actively involved in this market and whose products scale and perform well for their clients business and IT needs,” said Sophie Mayo, director, Web Services Implementation and Dynamic Commerce Services research. “Services vendors must also strengthen their capabilities for delivering on specific opportunities within each vertical industry segment they target.”

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