Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Network Services, Global

Published: 27 February 2020

ID: G00389810

Analyst(s): Danellie Young, Katja Ruud, Bjarne Munch, Lisa Pierce

Summary

When confronting a plethora of options for network service providers, I&O leaders responsible for WAN services modernization should prioritize provider capabilities for carrier-based cloud interconnect, hybrid WAN, SD-WAN, vCPE and NFV, subject to their geographic requirements.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

  • What’s Changed

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AT&T
    • BT
    • CenturyLink
    • China Telecom Global
    • Colt Technology Services
    • Global Cloud Xchange
    • GTT
    • Masergy
    • NTT
    • Orange Business Services
    • PCCW Global
    • Singtel
    • Sprint
    • Tata Communications
    • Telefonica
    • Telia
    • Telstra
    • T-Systems
    • Verizon
    • Vodafone
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Dedicated Internet Services
    • Ethernet Services
    • MPLS/Cloud Connectivity, N. America
    • MPLS/Cloud Connectivity, EMEA
    • MPLS/Cloud Connectivity, APAC
    • MPLS/Cloud Connectivity, Global
    • Managed SD-WAN, N. America
    • Managed SD-WAN, EMEA
    • Managed SD-WAN, APAC
    • Managed SD-WAN, Global
    • vCPE/NFV Services, N. America
    • vCPE/NFV Services, EMEA
    • vCPE/NFV Services, APAC
    • vCPE/NFV Services, Global
  • Use Cases
    • Intra-North America Network
    • Intra-EMEA Network
    • Intra-Asia/Pacific Network
    • Global Network
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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