Gartner Research

Innovation Insight for Cloud Managed Networks

Published: 03 September 2015

ID: G00289908

Analyst(s): Danilo Ciscato, Tim Zimmerman

Summary

The combination of cloud management with automated provisioning has spurred a set of cloud managed network solutions, which network managers can leverage to facilitate rapid deployment of network infrastructure in remote branches, reducing the need for local network expertise.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Definition
  • Description
  • Benefits and Uses
  • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • Evaluation Factors
  • Alternatives to CMN
  • Recommendations
  • Representative Providers

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