G2G3, a leading IT immersive environment and simulation organization, today announced that the company has been selected by Gartner, Inc. as one of the “Cool Vendors in IT Operations, 2009” in a report authored by Kris Brittain, Will Cappelli, Debra Curtis, Donna Scott, Milind Govekar, John P Morency and David Williams.
The “Cool Vendor” report highlights companies who present new techniques and innovative functionality that could aid in cost optimization, operational performance and organizational skill development. According to the report, published on March 24, 2009, “Within the IT enterprise, IT operations is a significant contributor to the ability of business to deliver products/services to customers, and the business is increasingly reliant on ITOM tools to keep it running efficiently.”
“To be named as a Cool Vendor by Gartner is thrilling for G2G3 and in my opinion confirmation of our increasingly important contribution to the changing IT operations market.” said Mark Ross Sutherland, CEO of G2G3. “We have pioneered the use of simulation and immersive environments as powerful tools for business transformation within IT Operations. Thanks to these efforts, simulation is fast gaining recognition as a strategic catalyst for change, as understanding and acceptance is significantly higher when people learn through experience.”
G2G3 provides simulations and readiness programs to large enterprises and IT solutions and services organizations. The company’s offerings range from out-of-the-box simulations around IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), ISO/IEC 20000, Project Portfolio Management and Business Continuity to bespoke scenario simulations developed to meet defined learning outcomes. G2G3 also deliver contextual learning and readiness programs for complex technology or process implementations, including planning, learning, communication, enablement and simulation options. G2G3 has worked with some of the most influential technology organizations in the world and has a strong and growing global partner network. Over one million people worldwide have participated in G2G3 simulations.
About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.
Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.
The complete Gartner report is available to Gartner clients at the Gartner website.
G2G3 (g2g3.com) is the leading provider of simulations and readiness programs which create enterprise IT organizations that are ready, willing and able to change. G2G3 solutions cut through the complexities traditionally associated with IT to provide clarity and understanding whilst transforming learning into an engaging and high-impact experience.