Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global

Published: 27 February 2018

ID: G00346891

Analyst(s): Danellie Young , Neil Rickard , Bjarne Munch , Takeshi Ikeda , Katja Ruud

Summary

Providers of global enterprise network services are responding to clients' transformational requirements to support agile, digital business underpinned by migration to IaaS and SaaS. I&O leaders must evaluate new network services from global providers, including SD-WAN, SIP trunking and NFV.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Established Global Network Services
  • Emerging Global Network Services
  • What's Changed?

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AT&T
    • BT
    • CenturyLink
    • Global Cloud Xchange
    • GTT
    • Interoute
    • Masergy
    • NTT
    • Orange Business Services
    • Sprint
    • Tata Communications
    • Telefonica
    • Telstra
    • T-Systems
    • Verizon
    • Vodafone
  • Providers 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

  • Sourcing Trends
  • Network Architectures
  • Access Options
  • Managed and Virtualized Services
  • Pricing Trends

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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