Gartner Information Technology Research

Competitive Landscape: Managed SD-WAN Services

Published: 02 March 2020

ID: G00344120

Analyst(s): Gaspar Valdivia, Ted Corbett

Summary

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

Analysis

  • 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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