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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global


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.

Published: 27 February 2018

ID: G00346891

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

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


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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