T-Systems also offers hosting of the solutions in an Infrastructure-as-a-Serivce (IAAS) model.
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"T-Systems has taken very active measures to offer both a direct changeover to SD-WAN services {…} as well as an incremental migration path." – ISG 2018
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Provider Lens™: Software Defined Networking & Services, Germany 2018

In the current Provider Lens on the topic of "Software Defined Networking & Services" in the German market, the Information Services Group (ISG) named T-Systems and Telekom a Leader in the categories of Managed WAN Services, Managed SD-WAN Services, and Value-Added Network Services. In these areas, T-Systems is the leader with the highest portfolio attractiveness and greatest competitive strength.
The reasons for this top position in the current Technology Research include a clearly structured portfolio, which incorporates the factors of quality and security in all three categories.
Deutsche Telekom was also named a Leader in Mobility 4G-5G Services based on its outstanding competitive strength.
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Laut Technology Research von ISG sind T-Systems und Telekom vierfache Leader für „Software Defined Networking & Services“.

Strengths in Managed SD-WAN Services:

  • Leading WAN operator in the German market, with heavy focus on managed SD-WAN services
  • Provision of SD network technology to business customers of other network operators
  • Offer of incremental SD-WAN migration through T-Systems' established WAN portfolio
  • Early implementation of a managed SD-WAN service portfolio for customers, beating many competitors

Strengths in Managed WAN Services:

  • IP network with the greatest coverage in Germany
  • Connectivity with many other locations
  • NNI-based links to many network operators for near-global coverage
  • Broad range of offers from a strong security portfolio, WAN and LAN services, and a number of different packages
  • Coverage of complex, individual customer requirements
  • Strong positioning in sales, marketing, and network operations
  • Clearly structured network portfolio and focus on innovation
  • Strategic planning and implementation of portfolio upgrades

Strengths in Value-Added Network Services:

  • Value-added network services like UCC with global availability in combination with managed WAN and LAN services, based on consistent SLAs
  • Monitoring of quality and security through the latest, best technologies and NOCs
  • Broad portfolio of network services combined with cloud-based applications, unified communications and collaboration, enterprise managed mobility, IP telephony, and much more
  • Largest market share with strong position and high cross-selling potential for value-added services

Strengths in Mobility 4G-5G Services:

  • Deutsche Telekom is the leading mobile communications provider in Germany
  • In-depth expertise with 5G technology
  • One of the leading providers of managed SD network services and enterprise mobility services
  • Technically integrated, combined offerings
  • Optimization and enhancements to mobility services based on SDN technology
  • Identifies the needs of individual mobility customers

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