BOSTON, Mass. -- Vertical Systems Group has initiated coverage of the carrier-based Managed SD-WAN Services market with a focus on service migration, network connectivity and market sizing. Research content available now includes Managed SD-WAN purchase drivers, customers, WAN access connections, site configuration profiles, pricing and revenue.
U.S. revenue is estimated at more than $282 million for Managed SD-WAN services in 2018. This figure is based on billable U.S. customer sites and WAN access connections installed and under management.
A Managed SD-WAN Service is defined as a carrier-grade network offering for enterprise and business customers, which is managed by a network operator, and delivered over a Software Defined Network (SDN) service architecture that has separate control (overlay) and data (underlay) planes. Not included in this analysis are DIY (Do It Yourself) SD-WAN solutions purchased directly from an SD-WAN technology supplier or a systems integrator.
Providers actively selling Managed SD-WAN services in the U.S. include the following companies (in alphabetical order): Aryaka, AT&T, CenturyLink, Cogent, Comcast, Fusion Connect, GTT, Hughes, Masergy, MetTel, Sprint, Verizon, Windstream and Zayo. Other network operators throughout the world offer or plan to offer Managed SD-WAN Services in the U.S. market. Vertical Systems Group will release the first Managed SD-WAN Services LEADERBOARD early in 2019. This new LEADERBOARD benchmark will rank the top providers of Managed SD-WAN Services based on U.S. market share results for year-end 2018. Research sources for share calculations include Vertical's base of enterprise installations, direct input from our bi-annual worldwide surveys of network operators and other data sources.