Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Magic Quadrant for U.S. Network Service Providers, 1H08

Summary

Now that "merger mania" has subsided, large and small providers are trying to create differentiated IP products. Engage in competitive bidding situations to ensure that you identify the proper carrier, while maintaining competitive leverage.

Published: 02 April 2008

ID: G00155890

Analyst(s): Ted Chamberlin, Robert Mason, Jay E. Pultz

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AT&T
    • Global Crossing
    • Level 3 Communications
    • Paetec
    • Qwest
    • Savvis
    • Sprint Nextel
    • Time Warner Telecom
    • Verizon Business
    • XO Communications
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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