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Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure


WAN edge infrastructure is changing rapidly as I&O leaders responsible for networking face dynamic business requirements, including new application architectures and on-premises and cloud-based deployment models. I&O leaders can use this research to identify vendors that best fit their requirements.

Published: 18 October 2018

ID: G00351467

Analyst(s): Joe Skorupa , Andrew Lerner , Christian Canales , Mike Toussaint

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Aryaka
    • Barracuda
    • Cato Networks
    • Cisco
    • Citrix
    • CloudGenix
    • Cradlepoint
    • FatPipe Networks
    • Forcepoint
    • Fortinet
    • Huawei
    • Juniper Networks
    • Nuage Networks
    • Peplink
    • Riverbed
    • Silver Peak
    • Talari
    • Teldat
    • Versa
    • VMware
  • Vendors 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 Forecast
  • Popular and Emerging Topics

Market Overview

  • Market Drivers
  • Vendor Landscape Changes
  • Market Recommendations
  • Extended Market Definition
    • Characteristics of the Market
    • Characteristics of WAN Edge Solutions

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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