Gartner Information Technology Research

Competitive Landscape: Managed SD-WAN Services

Published: 02 March 2020

ID: G00344120

Analyst(s): Gaspar Valdivia , Ted Corbett


Competition for managed network services grows in parallel to enterprises’ uptake of SD-WAN for the network overlay. Market incumbents and disruptors must target the opportunity supporting enterprise business outcomes with secure networking on increasingly flexible networks and service models.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Optimizing Underlay WAN Transport for Cloud IT
    • Choice Versus Control for SD-WAN Technology
    • Close Ties Between SD-WAN and Network Security Management
    • Toward NaaS Through Virtualization of Network Services
    • Service Bundles, and Empowering Enterprises Through Visibility, Analytics and Co-Management
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Aryaka
    • Comcast
    • Expereo
    • Hughes
    • IBM
    • Masergy
    • Open Systems
  • References and Methodology

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