Asia-Pacific based IT Analyst Firm Greyhound Research Ranked in Top 3 in Asia Pacific

  • Third most independent analyst firm in Asia Pacific
  • Third most important firm in Asia Pacific that significantly increased influence over the last year
  • The only analyst firm headquartered in Asia Pacific to rank amongst top 10 firms that influence buyers in Asia Pacific
  • Fourth in Asia Pacific for its engagement with Journalists

October 6, 2014: Greyhound Research, the independent IT & Telecom Research & Advisory arm of Greyhound Knowledge Group has been ranked in top 3 analyst firms in Asia Pacific. The ranking is an outcome of the annual Analyst Value Survey organized by London-based Kea Company, the leading voice on analyst relations across the globe.

Filled out by 138 industry watchers (IT Decision Makers and IT Vendors) in the Asia Pacific region, the survey benchmarked over 70 analyst firms and is by far the most comprehensive study that reflects on the value and importance of analyst firms. Revealed in September 2014, the survey results ranked Greyhound Research in top analyst firms in Asia Pacific region on multiple accounts and revealed the following outcomes –

  • Third most independent analyst firm in Asia Pacific
  • Third most important firm in Asia Pacific that significantly increased influence over the last year
  • High degree of focus on IT Decision Makers (buy-side)
  • Offering solid value for money (on par with some of its Global peers)
  • The only analyst firm headquartered in Asia Pacific to rank amongst top 10 firms that influence buyers in Asia Pacific
  • The only young firm (18 months in operation) amongst the list of long existing global majors.
  • Fourth in Asia Pacific for its engagement with Journalists

“Greyhound has succeeded to make a significant impact on both vendors and end users of IT in Asia Pacific”, says Derk Erbé, Founder and EVP Strategy and Business Advisory, “with a striking high percentage of buy side users”.

Commenting on this announcement, Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and Group CEO, Greyhound Research said, “I want to take this opportunity to personally thank all our friends who have helped us achieve this accolade. I truly believe the IT Analyst world is changing and fresh perspectives from younger entrants like us are helping level out the industry. Most importantly, we are home-grown (originated in India) and focused chiefly on what’s disrupting the IT industry. We truly believe Emerging Markets deserve exclusive focus and the attention; hence our dedication.”

Since inception, Greyhound Research continues to hold true to its values of not undertaking any form of vendor-sponsored research. We keep research and advisory relevant to roles, industry and geography. Through its exclusive, invite-only community for IT Decision Makers, Greyhound Golden Gate harnesses the power of communities and with its sister companies under the Greyhound Knowledge Group brand helps organisations holistically.

About Greyhound Research

Greyhound Research is an independent IT & Telecom research & advisory firm that helps clients with fact-based insights, relevant perspectives and realistic opinions. With focus on all things emerging – business themes, roles, technologies, geographies and verticals – Greyhound Research works closely with a variety of audience including end-users, IT & Telecom vendors, channel partners, venture capitalists & private equity, start-ups and the Government sector.
About Kea Company

Kea Company is a global advisory firm that delivers influencer relations and strategic guidance for vendors of high tech products and services. Our professionals gained their
industry insights through years of experience as influencer relations professionals,
IT industry analysts and business executives.

Your clients and competitors talk to analysts and influencers and you need to be part of that conversation too. Kea Company enables technology vendors to maximise their business results through navigating and leveraging the industry analyst and influencer ecosystem. Today more than ever, influencer relations is a determining success component, considering that 50% of buying decisions are based on influencer activity.

Whether you are a well established vendor, or an emerging – but ambitious – technology provider, Kea Company can handle your influencer relations requirements. In addition, we have several other Business Advisory services to assist technology vendors succeed in business, no matter their maturity.

About Greyhound Knowledge Group

Greyhound Knowledge Group is a corporate group offering Business, Technology and Talent Research and Advisory services in Emerging Markets. Our mission is to be the most trusted group in the research & advisory business. We believe in challenging conventions and are committed to change the way research is executed and consumed. This, we believe, will help our customers make decisions that add value to their routine tasks.

Apart from Greyhound Research, Greyhound Knowledge Group also operates the following companies –

Greyhound Sculpt: Greyhound Sculpt is a Business Research & Advisory firm serving Emerging Markets. We offer Research & Advisory services for Sales, Marketing and Corporate Strategy functions across verticals like BFSI, FMCG, Healthcare, Education, Retail & Commerce, Infrastructure, Philanthropy Foundations and Venture Caps & Funds.

Greyhound Technocrat: Greyhound Technocrat is a Talent Research & Advisory firm serving Emerging Markets. We offer talent insights and executive search services for Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Operations and Finance functions across verticals like IT/ITeS, Infrastructure, BFSI, Retail & Commerce, Media & Entertainment among others.

Connect with us at:

Greyhound Sculpt | W greyhoundsculpt.com | T @GreyhoundSculpt

Greyhound Research | W greyhoundresearch.com | T @Greyhound_R

Greyhound Technocrat | W greyhoundtechsearch.com | T @Greyhound_T