Gartner Research

Debunk the Misperceptions About Network as a Service

Published: 23 August 2018

ID: G00370460

Analyst(s): Jonathan Forest, Ted Corbett, Danellie Young


Network as a service promises improved responsiveness, agility and lower expenses for enterprise networking. I&O leaders responsible for networking have multiple options for consuming enterprise network capabilities; use this research to decide when NaaS is the right choice.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Investigate NaaS Versus Traditional Network Sourcing
  • Select NaaS Offers That Can Bring Rapid Time-to-Market Advantages
    • Recommendations
  • Issue NaaS RFPs to Both NSPs and Non-NSPs

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