Orange Business named a Leader in the 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services family of quadrants
Date: June 2021
Lead author: Dr. Kenn Walters with Craig Baty and Avimanyu Basu
In a series of five 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services reports, covering Australia, Germany, Nordics, UK and USA, ISG identified how software-defined networks help enterprises:
- Launch digital transformations, including work from home and hybrid approaches
- Accelerate global network transformation initiatives
- Increase business and network agility and flexibility
These reports individually evaluated several top service providers in each market across six quadrants, created using an evaluation matrix where Orange Business is rated a Leader.
ISG specific to managed (SD) WAN services, Orange leadership was recognized
"Orange Business delivers highly effective managed SD-WAN solutions, including walk in and take over transformation of WAN to SD-WAN across geographies. Their solutions portfolio includes an automated, intelligent, global solution with on-demand virtualized services, which are centrally orchestrated for end-to-end performance and control. The Orange Business offering effectively ties security, network, edge and cloud together, as required."
Dr. Kenn D. Walters, Distinguished Lead Analyst, ISG
- Market-leading SD-WAN solution to increase reliability and transparency of the networks
- Extensive ecosystem and vast partners
- Globally adopted solutions to drive reliability and flexibility
- A “walk in and take over” service for existing networks and full management of transformation through final sate SD-WAN or advanced networks
Details of the country/regional reports for quadrants SDN Transformation Services (Consulting & Implementation), SD-WAN Equipment and Service Suppliers (DIY), Edge Technologies and Services and Enterprise 5G Solutions can be viewed at:
Australia: ISG Provider Lens™ report says companies in Australia accelerated SDN deployments to increase network capacity and cloud-based resources for remote work, supply chain and logistics challenges. The 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services report for Australia evaluates the capabilities of 50 providers across six quadrants. The report names Orange Business as Leaders in five quadrants, noting Orange has a strong SDN presence and capability in the Australian market and can meet the needs of most sizes of organization. Read more: Software-Defined Networks Help Enterprises in Australia Respond to CVID-19, Launch Digital Transformations | Business Wire
Germany: ISG Provider Lens™ report sees German enterprises seeking better collaboration tools, networks that enable the cloud and AI. The 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services Report for Germany evaluates the capabilities of 53 providers across six quadrants. The report names Orange Business as Leaders in five quadrants. Orange Business delivers a flexible and powerful portfolio of own and partner solutions, together with ease of migration or service change for enterprises in Germany. Read more: Enterprises in Germany Look for Network Agility and Flexibility from SDN Technologies | Business Wire
Nordics: ISG Provider Lens™ sees Nordic companies looking at virtual and cloud-based network services and solutions providers to help them respond to rapidly evolving customer expectations. The 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services Report for the Nordics evaluates the capabilities of 55 providers across six quadrants and named Orange Business as leaders in five quadrants. Read more: Nordic Enterprises See SDN as Key to Network Agility, Working from Home | Business Wire
UK: ISG Provider Lens™ sees U.K. enterprises sharpening their focus on improving employee collaboration and enabling work from home through software-defined technologies. The 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services Report for the U.K. evaluates the capabilities of 75 providers across six quadrants and named Orange Business as leaders in five quadrants. Orange is well positioned in the U.K. to leverage the growth momentum of SDN and NFV technologies across different layers of the enterprise network, bringing in a value proposition with its cloud and security businesses. Read more: U.K. Enterprises Look to SDN to Increase Network Agility and Flexibility | Business Wire
USA: ISG Provider Lens™ report sees U.S. companies looking to adopt SDN in response to remote working and other demands. The 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services Report for the U.S. evaluates the capabilities of 59 providers across six quadrants. ISG named Orange Business a leader in five quadrant, who delivers highly effective managed SD-WAN solutions, including walk in and take over transformation of WAN to SD-WAN in the U.S.. Read more: U.S. Enterprises Look to Software-Defined Networks to Enable Business Agility | Business Wire
About ISG Provider Lens™ Research
The ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant research series is the only service provider evaluation of its kind to combine empirical, data-driven research and market analysis with the real-world experience and observations of ISG's global advisory team. Enterprises will find a wealth of detailed data and market analysis to help guide their selection of appropriate sourcing partners, while ISG advisors use the reports to validate their own market knowledge and make recommendations to ISG's enterprise clients. The research currently covers providers offering their services globally, across Europe, as well as in the U.S., Germany, Switzerland, the U.K., France, the Nordics, Brazil and Australia/New Zealand, with additional markets to be added in the future. For more information about ISG Provider Lens research, please visit this webpage. A companion research series, the ISG Provider Lens Archetype reports, offer a first-of-its-kind evaluation of providers from the perspective of specific buyer types.
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