Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Pan-European Network Services

Published: 26 March 2014

ID: G00258972

Analyst(s): Neil Rickard , Katja Ruud

Summary

The Pan-European network service market has a growing emphasis on sophisticated managed services and the extension of geographic coverage via hybrid network technologies. Enterprise IT and network leaders can improve service outcomes and pricing by competitively procuring these services.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Product Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Managed MPLS VPNs
    • Ethernet Services
    • Managed Internet VPNs/Hybrid WANs
    • Internet Access
    • SIP Trunks and TDM Voice Trunks
    • Managed WAN Optimization/APM
    • Managed LAN/WLAN
  • Use Cases
    • Overall
    • Midsized European Network
    • Large European Network
    • Multicountry Branch Network
    • Core City Backbone
  • Inclusion Criteria
  • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Product Viability
  • Vendors
    • AT&T
    • BT Global Services
    • Colt
    • Easynet
    • Interoute
    • Level 3 Communications
    • Orange Business Services
    • Reliance Globalcom
    • T-Systems
    • Telefonica Global Solutions
    • Verizon
    • Vodafone

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