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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global


Enterprises need greater agility from global network services to support cloud IT delivery and IoT. I&O leaders sourcing global network services must include new services, like managed SD-WAN, NFV and network on demand, in vendor evaluations to ensure the desired business outcomes are achieved.

Published: 25 February 2019

ID: G00354862

Analyst(s): Neil Rickard , Bjarne Munch , Danellie Young

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • What’s Changed?

Magic Quadrant

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

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

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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