Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization

Published: 17 March 2015

ID: G00263597

Analyst(s): Neil Rickard , Bjarne Munch

Summary

WAN optimization increasingly resembles a mature market with increasing feature standardization. Vendor innovation is focused on supporting new application types and deployment options, with WAN optimization migrating toward more diverse platforms or to a WAN cloud.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Array Networks
    • Aryaka
    • Blue Coat Systems
    • Circadence
    • Cisco
    • Citrix
    • Exinda
    • FatPipe Networks
    • Ipanema Technologies
    • NTT Communications
    • Riverbed
    • Sangfor
    • Silver Peak
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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