Kyndryl: A Look at the First Year Post Spin-Off and Thoughts on What’s Ahead

The IT services landscape is highly fragmented, with hundreds of small and medium IT services companies that specialize in particular technologies or operate in certain geographies. However, when focusing on the list of global, multi-discipline IT infrastructure services providers that can both operate at scale and support a global footprint for a client, the list is a lot shorter.

In late 2021, Kyndryl was spun off from IBM and joined that shorter list of IT infrastructure services providers. Since then, it has been on a path to establish its independence and forge new partnerships and alliances to drive business in a congested IT services provider market.

In our latest Market Insight report, Kyndryl: A Look at the First Year Post Spin-Off and Thoughts on What’s Ahead, we examine the IT infrastructure service provider market and how Kyndryl has established its presence in the space since the spinoff from IBM in last 2021. In this market insight report you’ll gain: 

  • An overview of Kyndryl’s vendor partnerships and key customer wins
  • A look at recently developed IP Innovations
  • A deep dive into Kyndryl’s financial position
  • A look at the challenges and trends that are shaping the market

The spinoff of Kyndryl, while not without challenges, has proven to be successful in today’s market. If you’re interested in learning more about Kyndryl, download your copy of Kyndryl: A Look at the First Year Post Spin-Off and Thoughts on What’s Ahead, today.

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About the Authors

Shelly Kramer is a Principal Analyst and Founding Partner at Futurum Research. A serial entrepreneur with a technology centric focus, she has worked alongside some of the world’s largest brands to embrace disruption and spur innovation, understand and address the realities of the connected customer, and help navigate the process of digital transformation. She brings 20 years' experience as a brand strategist to her work at Futurum, and has deep experience helping global companies with marketing challenges, GTM strategies, messaging development, and driving strategy and digital transformation for B2B brands across multiple verticals. Shelly's coverage areas include Collaboration/CX/SaaS, platforms, ESG, and Cybersecurity, as well as topics and trends related to the Future of Work, the transformation of the workplace and how people and technology are driving that transformation. A transplanted New Yorker, she has learned to love life in the Midwest, and has firsthand experience that some of the most innovative minds and most successful companies in the world also happen to live in “flyover country.”

Steven Dickens is Vice President of Growth and Business Development and Senior Analyst at Futurum Research. Operating at the crossroads of technology and disruption, Steven engages with the world’s largest technology brands exploring new operating models and how they drive innovation and competitive edge for the enterprise.  Read Full Bio.