Vertical Systems Group - Global Ethernet Leaderboard - March 2017

Orange Business Services is rated as a market leader in the "Year End 2016 Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD"

Date: 2 March 2017
Orange retains the top rank.



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"Global carriers are rolling out dynamic network services that provide enterprises with unprecedented levels of agility and reliability," said Rick Malone, principal at Vertical Systems Group. "Ethernet is playing a critical role in emerging SDN-based architectures that will support the increasing demand for hybrid WANs, and high-speed data center and cloud connectivity."

The three leading Global Providers – Orange, Colt and AT&T – are working with MEF and TM Forum on the first standard application programming interfaces (APIs) for orchestrated Carrier Ethernet services over SDN architectures. These efforts are a significant advancement toward standardizing dynamic service connectivity between network providers throughout the world.

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