Sparkle is the first Italian-based Network Service Provider to be included by Gartner in this Magic Quadrant report
Rome, 4 March 2022
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top global operators, announced it has been included in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global*. Sparkle is the first Italian-based operator to be listed in this report among 18 network service providers with global coverage evaluated for their Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.
According to this Gartner report “The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the true value of agility for enterprise networks, as enterprises have had to rapidly change working practices, accelerate digital and cloud transformations, and cope with rapidly changing business circumstances”. The report also states that “New WAN technologies, especially SD-WAN and cloud connectivity, are transforming the enterprise network and enabling new agile sourcing approaches, better suited to rapidly changing enterprise needs”.
“We are proud to be included in this Gartner Magic Quadrant Network Services, Global report”, says Elisabetta Romano, CEO of Sparkle. “We believe that this acknowledgment validates our expansion into the global networking services arena and our effort to build innovative solutions that support the digital transformation of the enterprises as well as our constant focus to improve customer experience.”
With a focus on Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Sparkle offers a full range of global network solutions which includes Internet, managed SD-WAN, Ethernet, MPLS and Cloud Connect as well as Multicloud automation services. Its Tier-1 Internet backbone Seabone is ranked fifth worldwide.
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* Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global” by Neil Rickard, Bjarne Munch, Danellie Young, Karen Brown. 21 February, 2022.
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