Critical Capabilities for Wireline Telecom Services, U.S.

Archived Published: 11 April 2017 ID: G00302688

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I&O leaders in network planning addressing digital business needs (e.g., the Internet of Things and cloud enablement) should assess service providers' abilities to deliver critical services and support, such as software-defined WAN and network function virtualization, backed by stringent SLAs.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
    • Vendors
      • AT&T
      • CenturyLink
      • Charter Spectrum
      • Comcast Business
      • EarthLink
      • GTT
      • Level 3 Communications
      • Masergy Communications
      • Sprint
      • Verizon
      • Windstream Communications
      • XO Communications
    • Context
    • Product/Service Class Definition
    • Critical Capabilities Definition
      • MPLS Services
      • SIP Trunks, IPTF and On-Net Voice
      • Dedicated Internet
      • Metro (SONET, Wavelength, Ethernet)
      • Managed and Redundant Broadband
      • Ethernet WAN
      • Public Cloud Connect
      • Managed SD-WAN
    • Use Cases
      • Large Enterprise
      • Midsize Enterprise
      • Data Center Interconnect
      • Branch Office
    • Vendors Added and Dropped
      • Added
      • Dropped
  • Inclusion Criteria
    • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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