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Market Guide for U.S. Alternative WAN Branch Solution Providers

Published: 10 February 2017

ID: G00318692

Analyst(s): Ted Corbett , Danellie Young


Many I&O leaders are dissatisfied with traditional providers' U.S. branch office remote access WAN solutions. To support digital business initiatives, they should seek out innovative offers from the alternative providers described in this research.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • Branch Offices Have Changing Needs
  • SD-WAN Will Impact Branch Sites

Market Analysis

  • Connectivity
  • Security
  • Reporting/Billing
  • Customer Premises Equipment
  • Managed Wi-Fi
  • Service-Level Agreements
  • Managed Network Services

Representative Providers

  • EarthLink
  • Global Capacity
  • Granite
  • GTT
  • Hughes
  • MetTel
  • s2s

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