Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Network Services, Pan-European

Published: 14 January 2015

ID: G00263566

Analyst(s): Neil Rickard , Katja Ruud


The Pan-European network service market is evolving to support enterprise use of cloud IT services, and has a growing emphasis on hybrid networks and SIP trunks. Enterprise IT and network leaders can improve service outcomes and pricing by competitively procuring these services.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AT&T
    • BT Global Services
    • Colt
    • Easynet
    • Interoute
    • Level 3 Communications
    • Orange Business Services
    • Telefonica
    • T-Systems
    • Verizon
    • Vodafone
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Managed MPLS VPNs
    • Ethernet Services
    • Managed Internet VPNs/Hybrid WANs
    • Internet Access
    • SIP Trunks
    • Managed WAN Optimization/APM
    • Managed LAN/WLAN
  • Use Cases
    • Overall
    • Midsize European Network
    • Large European Network
    • Multicountry Branch Network
    • Core City Backbone
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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