Sprint Named 2019 Market Leader for Managed WAN, SD-WAN Services by ISG
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) has been recognized as a U.S. market leader in managed Wide Area Network (WAN) and Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) services by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, in its 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Software Defined Networking & Services Quadrant Report.
In its report, ISG conducted a thorough examination of the top WAN/SD-WAN providers and recognized Sprint as a Leader, the highest of four quadrant categories, due to superior Managed WAN and SD-WAN services, as well as the ability to be a leading company in ushering enterprises into the digital economy.
Sprint recently announced the expansion of its SD-WAN reach worldwide to allow enterprises to more simply manage global IT resources and application performance across networks at many destinations throughout Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America and Europe.
"It is an honor for Sprint to be recognized by ISG as a leader in both managed WAN and SD-WAN solutions," said Mike Fitz, vice president of the Sprint Global Wireline Business Unit. "Sprint helps enterprises more easily and intelligently manage network resources and applications around the globe, ultimately delivering a superior end-to-end user experience. We're proud that ISG has recognized that Sprint's robust managed services capabilities within our converged solutions portfolio add tremendous value for our business customers."
"Our ISG Provider Lens studies offer a thorough evaluation of provider capabilities, and recognition as a leader is extremely meaningful," said Esteban Herrea, partner and global leader of ISG Research. "Sprint has distinguished itself as a highly capable company with a strong pedigree in Managed SD-WAN and WAN networking services and mobility products. Sprint has also distinguished itself in 5G and other innovations that are absolutely critical to deliver on the digital promise."
Turnkey managed WAN and SD-WAN solutions from Sprint allow enterprises to reduce IT workloads giving organizations the ability to prioritize resources on critical initiatives that move business forward. Focused on connecting people, places and things, Sprint Business can transform and manage an entire organization's information systems operation to make doing business easier and smarter – from SMBs, enterprises to government organizations. Powerful converged solutions leverage the best in next-generation wireless, a world-class wireline network that connects more than 195 countries, leading IT management features and the ground-breaking Curiosity IoT platform to take on the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
To schedule an interview or briefing with Sprint executives, contact Sprint@GoDRIVEN360.com.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 54.5 million connections as of Sept. 30, 2018 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Today, Sprint's legacy of innovation and service continues with an increased investment to dramatically improve coverage, reliability, and speed across its nationwide network and commitment to launching the first 5G mobile network in the U.S. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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