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BT confirms position as leader in Gartner’s Global Network Service Providers Magic Quadrant
BT positioned as a leader for the tenth time in Global Network Service Providers Magic Quadrant
BT Global Services has been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Network Service Providers, for the tenth time, based on ‘Completeness of Vision’ and ‘Ability to Execute’.
Evaluated alongside twelve global providers, BT has extended its leader position on both axes in the global report.
According to Gartner, leaders have a full portfolio of voice and data products, coupled with above-average service and support, wide global coverage, and competitive pricing. They have a strong vision that includes adopting more information and communication technology (ICT) capabilities, which is a strategy they articulate clearly and openly.
In the shortlist report, Gartner recommends that “BT should be considered by all enterprises with global networking requirements.”
The report also recognises the enhancements BT has made to its application visibility and network infrastructure over the last 12 months, commenting “BT Global Services continues to grow its own network not only expanding its MPLS and Ethernet (VPL and VPLS) service footprints, but also adding 22 new points of presence (POPs) to its Internet footprint to help support the growing use of Internet VPNs and to access cloud services."
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I am proud that we have improved our leader position in such a critical report. This is the tenth time we are positioned in that quadrant and comes less than six months after we were positioned as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services. In order to continue improving our leadership position, we are working hard to further progress in terms of service quality, pricing and track record, helping our global customers successfully address issues of infrastructure, language and culture all around the world. We are also working to further refine a clear and evolving geographic strategy to meet changing customer needs. I believe that this report shows that Gartner recognizes our strengths in our ability to execute as well as the completeness of our vision.”
-Luis Alvarez, chief executive BT Global Services