Orange Business (Orange) recognized as a Leader in the "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Communication Service Provider SD-WAN Managed Services 2018 Vendor Assessment”

Date: September 2018
Analyst: Ghassan Abdo

"It is an honor to be recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Communication Service Provider SD-WAN Managed Services 2018 Vendor Assessment (doc #US43556718, September 2018). We took a big step forward this year by launching our new Flexible SD-WAN offer, which met with great success, and already deployed and in operation for major global customers. In the next months, we will keep developing our AI driven Intelligent Network strategy, which will automatically orchestrate networks based on predicted user demand, improve security, user satisfaction and business continuity."

Pierre Louis Biaggi
Pierre Louis Biaggi
VP Connectivity Business Unit
Orange Business

IDC MarketScape

"Enterprises, especially MNCs, are demanding a flexible and cost-effective WAN infrastructure to accelerate their digital transformation journey and address evolving needs of the branch as the new brain center for global e-commerce. Global communication service providers are transforming their managed service business by partnering with SD-WAN technology vendors, providing secure connectivity to cloud providers, investing in orchestration, and developing commercial frameworks that address the needs of these enterprises. Forward-looking service providers will continue on the journey to virtualize all network services, allowing their customers to compete more effectively in the era of digital-native enterprise."
Ghassan Abdo
Research Vice President, Worldwide Telecommunications

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the icons.


IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Communication SP SD-WAN
Managed Services 2018 Vendor Assessment
September 2018
Doc # US43556718
By: Ghassan Abdo

This IDC MarketScape study presents assessment of 10 communication service providers that provide SD-WAN managed services on a global basis. The assessment is based on their current capabilities and future plans for delivering SD-WAN managed services. This is the first comprehensive analysis by the IDC MarketScape on this nascent and rapidly developing market and provides insights to enterprises deciding on the adoption of SD-WAN managed services for branch applications.