Masergy named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global for fourth consecutive year

20-year pioneer in software-defined networking drives the next wave of disruption with managed SD-WAN and autonomous networking

Avatar for Jody GilliamBy Jody Gilliam|Feb 25, 2020|7:30 am CST

DALLAS — February 25, 2020 — Masergy, the software-defined network and cloud platform for the digital enterprise today announced it has been named a Visionary in Gartner, Inc.’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global¹, report. This is the fourth year in a row Masergy is positioned in the Visionaries quadrant. The report evaluated 15 vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

According to Gartner, “In an era of increased digital business and carrier-based cloud interconnect, enterprise demand for bandwidth and network access has never been stronger. This demand is heightened by enterprise requirements for video and the IoT, and by the fact that organizations frequently struggle with application performance challenges when moving applications and computing/storage to the public cloud. Additionally, new workloads and new digital business initiatives require agile and scalable networks that can provide greater accessibility and reliability without exponentially increasing costs.”

“Since our founding 20 years ago, Masergy has been committed to solving modern business problems while anticipating future needs,” said James Parker, CEO, Masergy. “From solutions that unite SD-WANsecurity, and cloud applications into a single platform to driving the next generation of IT with AIOps and virtual network assistants, our tenure and expertise in the industry helps enterprises across the globe. We are continually working with clients to provide the technologies they require to keep up with growing demands and safeguard them from potential threats while also moving their business forward.”

Masergy’s believes its maturity sets it apart from competitors and that the company’s forward-leading strategy is paying off. While the industry has seen many vendors enter the networking arena over the past two decades, Masergy has steadfastly driven innovation through a creative combination of foresight and experience. Beginning as a pioneer in software-defined networking, today the company is leveraging decades of intelligence to lead the next wave of disruption with autonomous networking.

In addition to being at the forefront of autonomous networking, Masergy has made significant investments within the last year to deliver the next generation of customer service.

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¹ Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global by Neil Rickard, Bjarne Munch, Danellie Young. February 20, 2020.

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About Masergy

Recognized as a pioneer in software-defined networking, Masergy is a leading secure cloud networking platform for global enterprise businesses. Masergy leverages artificial intelligence to enable superior application performance, offering managed SD-WAN, Security, UCaaS, and CCaaS solutions. Masergy was acquired by Comcast Business in October 2021 – combining the power and scale of Comcast’s network with Masergy’s industry-leading SLAs and exceptional customer experience to redefine what’s possible for future-thinking businesses. Learn more and follow us on our Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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