Network Transformation Solutions is defined as the restructuring, decommissioning, and migration from legacy networks to Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN), network automation, and 5G networks for optimizing fault management, automating networks, providing high bandwidth and network intelligence, and reducing the Operational Expenditure (OPEX). Network Transformation Solutions provide a roadmap to the enterprises for modernizing their information technology infrastructure.
The MicroQuadrant matrix provides information about the major players who offer network transformation solutions and associated services. It outlines the findings and analysis on how well each market vendor performs within the predefined MicroQuadrant criteria. The vendor evaluations are based on 2 broad categories: strength of product portfolio and business strategy excellence. Each category carries various criteria based on which the vendors have been evaluated. The evaluation criteria considered under the strength of product portfolio includes the breadth and depth of product offering (on the basis of the industries that the vendors cater to, and the solution and service offerings), product features and functionality, product branding, product innovation, and product quality, reliability, and support. The evaluation criteria considered under business strategy excellence include effectiveness of growth strategy (on the basis of customers and revenue generation), channel strategy and fit (on the basis of the channel partners that the vendors cater to), geographic footprint (on the basis of the geographic presence), breadth of application served and coverage, mergers and acquisitions strategy, vision alignment and effectiveness of organic growth strategy.
Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, HPE, Huawei, IBM, NEC, Intel, Nokia Networks, Dell EMC, and Ericsson are the leaders in the network transformation market and are recognized as the visionary leaders. They have a strong portfolio of solutions and services in the network transformation market. These vendors have been marking their presence in the network transformation market by offering customized solutions as per the requirement of the commercial customers, coupled with growth strategies to achieve consistent, advanced growth in the network transformation market.
Ciena, GENBAND, AT&T, and Affirmed Networks are recognized as the innovators in the network transformation market. These companies are concerned about their product portfolios, and they have the robust potential to build strong business strategies for expanding their presence and staying at par with the visionary leaders. These vendors have been consistently offering next-generation networking solutions to fulfill customer demands. They have been at the forefront for the deployment of networking solutions.
Samsung, Fujitsu, Accenture, China Mobile, and ZTE are recognized as dynamic differentiators in the network transformation market. These companies have an innovative portfolio of solutions and services, and they also have an extensive network of channel partners and resellers to increase the deployment of their solutions across a multitude of business functions. The dynamic vendors have been consistently generating positive revenue growth in the network transformation market, and their market position is boosted by the organic and inorganic ventures undertaken by them.
Arista Networks, Big Switch Networks, 6WINDS, SolarWinds, Mavenir, Artiza Networks, BlueCat Networks, and Verizon Enterprise are recognized as the emerging companies in the network transformation market. The majority of the emerging vendors have been undertaking multiple acquisitions and boosting their sales capabilities across various regions to offer integrated solutions and services to a wide range of clients.
Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings
OfferingsSolution | Professional Services | Managed Services |
Product Features and Functionality
ServicesManaged Network Monetization Services | Managed Network Management Service | Managed Network Testing Service | Managed Network Audit Service |
professional servicesDeployment and Provisioning | Consulting | Integration Services | IP Migration Services | Transformation Optimization Services | Wireless infrastructure Management | Network Design Service |
Products/Solutions OfferedSDN and NFV | C-RAN | Network Automation | 5G Network | Others |
Business Functions CateredIT | Telecom | BFSI | Energy and Utilities | Media and Entertainment | Others (Specify) |
Focus on Product Innovation
Product Enhancement Development
New Solutions Launched (Last 2 years)2 to 5 | Less than 2 | More than 5 |
Product Quality and Reliability
Organization TypeLarge Organization | SME |
Frequency of Support ServiceQuarterly | Bi-Annually | Annually | Others, please specify | Monthly |
Channel for Delivery of Support ServicesOn-Site Support | Remote Support |
Direct Presence - North America
Direct Presence - Europe
Direct Presence - Asia-Pacific
Direct Presence - Middle East and Africa
Direct Presence - Latin America
Channel Partners - North America
Channel Partners - Europe
Channel Partners - Asia-Pacific
Channel Partners - Middle East and Africa
Channel Partners - Latin America
Breadth of Applications Served
Business Functions CateredIT | Telecom | BFSI | Energy and Utilities | Media and Entertainment | Other Business Functions |
Channel Strategy and Fit
Customer Management Strategies
Business Expansion Strategy
Effectiveness of Organic Growth Strategy
Revenue Growth Rate (Y-o-Y)
Number of Customers Catered
% Revenue from RegionsNorth America | Europe | Asia-Pacific | Middle East and Africa | Latin America |
New Products Launched
Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy
Partnership and Collaborations
Total Funding Amount