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Ngena Offers Service Providers an Alternative Model for Global SD-WAN and Virtual Network Services

Published: 24 April 2018

ID: G00344870

Analyst(s): Sylvain Fabre , Gaspar Valdivia


Ngena shared network model brings partnering CSPs serving multinational enterprises a disruptive alternative to build SDN/NFV-based global services. Technology strategic planners at regional CSPs selecting solutions for SD-WAN services should assess risks and rewards around the ngena business model.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Ngena's Shared Software-Defined Network and Virtualized Services Platform Represents a Disruptive Alternative for Cost-Efficiently Building SD-WAN and NFV-Based Services
    • SD-WAN and NFV Are Disrupting Enterprise Networking Services
    • Ngena Causes Disruption With International Software-Defined Wholesale Service Platform as a Service
  • Potential Benefits for Service Providers in the Alliance Will Come at the Expense of Dependency Upon an Untested Business Model
  • Partners' Go-to-Market Approaches Can Leverage Federation of Established Regional Players in Ngena

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