TCS became world’s most powerful IT Services brand


Who: TCS
What: Became world’s most powerful IT Services brand
When: Announced on 3 February 2016

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on 3 February 2016 announced that it has been rated as the World’s Most Powerful Brand in IT Services by Brand Finance, the world’s leading brand valuation firm.

Scoring highly on a wide variety of measures such as familiarity, loyalty, staff satisfaction and corporate reputation, TCS emerged as the IT services industry’s most powerful brand with a score of 78.3 points earning it an AA+ rating.

TCS is also the fastest growing brand within its industry over the last six years. The company’s overall brand value has increased from $2.34 billion US dollars in 2010 (when the first evaluation of the TCS brand was conducted) to 9.04 billion US dollars in 2016, which shows a growth rate of 286 per cent.

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The World’s Most Powerful Brands (Top 10)



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1 24 Walt Disney Media US 31,674 92 AAA+
2 324 Lego Toys Denmark 4,520 92 AAA+
3 80 L’Oréal Conglomerate France 14,990 92 AAA+
4 58 PWC Commercial Services US 18,569 91 AAA+
5 288 McKinsey Commercial Services US 4,881 91 AAA+
6 29 Nike Apparel US 28,041 91 AAA+
7 79 Johnson’s Consumer Products US 15,115 91 AAA+
8 17 Coca-Cola Soft Drinks US 34,180 90 AAA+
9 72 NBC Media US S 16,103 90 AAA+
10 2 Google Technology US 94,184 90 AAA+

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