Orange Business is once again positioned as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global

Date: 21 February 2022
Authors: Neil Rickard, Bjarne Munch, Danellie Young, Karen Brown

According to the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global, “New WAN technologies, especially SD-WAN and cloud connectivity, are transforming the enterprise network and enabling new agile sourcing approaches, better suited to rapidly changing enterprise needs. I&O leaders must seize this opportunity to rethink their network strategy.”

Today’s businesses rely on emerging, disruptive technologies to innovate and to grow. This means they are required to handle managed users, machines and applications across the globe. The adoption of these fast-moving technologies brings challenges to businesses with high expectations for performance, agility and security at the same time. Ultimately, the quality of the end-user experience is, however, the most important factor for business.

Infrastructure performance is key for delivering a best-in-class user experience, and there has been a massive move to cloud to handle the rise in remote users – at home and on sites. By default, applications are now cloud-based in the form of SaaS, and Internet becomes the network. As a result, the risks of attack are increased dramatically and require adaptable and scalable cloud-based solutions according to business requirements to protect networks, applications, users, machines, etc. For global enterprises it is imperative to optimize application performance with consistent security and connectivity, regardless of users’ locations.

The Orange Business Telco Cloud Platform is built on cloud-native technologies and uses our dedicated global IP backbone dedicated for business, which is the largest in the world. We are, therefore, able to deliver expanded on-demand services, such as SD-WAN, WFH services, collaboration tools, corporate applications and voice services. And our SASE solution is boosted by cybersecurity expertise and capabilities with Orange Cyberdefense. In addition, to keep pace with technologies, we host our partners’ best-of-breed cloud-based solutions where new services can be developed directly onto our platform. This means that users will benefit immediately from improvements on the fly as they become available.

Thanks to our unprecedented and innovative approach, along with our ability to deliver, Orange Business has once again been recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2022 Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global.


Anne-Marie Thiollet

"We are delighted to be recognized in the Leaders quadrant based on key Gartner evaluation criteria: 'Completeness of Vision' and 'Ability to Execute’. We believe that by combining our unique Orange assets of a world-class backbone network along with industry-recognition, we can accompany our customers throughout their transformation journey, while ensuring an unparalleled end-user experience at every step from any user location to any cloud."
Anne-Marie Thiollet, Vice President Orange Global Services for Business


Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, Neil Rickard, Bjarne Munch, Danellie Young, Karen Brown, 21 February 2022

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