Brand Finance's 2016 annual report evaluated thousands of the world's top brands to determine which are the most powerful and the most valuable.

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

Across all industries, Disney was rated as the most powerful brand and Apple as the most valuable brand for 2016.

According to the report, TCS is also the fastest growing brand within its industry over the last 6 years.

The company's overall brand value has increased from USD 2.34 billion in 2010 (when the first evaluation of the TCS brand was conducted) to USD 9.4 billion in 2016.

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