Mumbai — February 28, 2017 — Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Network Services. Designed by Gartner to examine how effectively providers meet the current needs of business in terms of both ‘completeness of vision’ and ‘ability to execute’, 2017 marks the fourth year in a row that Tata Communications has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant.
James Parker, President of Global Sales, Tata Communications, says, “We believe Tata Communications’ continued placement as a Leader in the Network Services Magic Quadrant is testament to our strategy of building a strong portfolio of enhanced services and applications on our global network. We see ourselves as enablers in a world where businesses are accelerating their digital transformation and creating a platform economy. The layer of value-added services that sits above our world-leading infrastructure is driving new innovations, and in turn helping our customers stay one step ahead of their competition through digital transformation.”
In the past year, Tata Communications has continued to invest in a broad range of service expansions reflecting the company’s on-going strategy to introduce new advanced managed services built on its strong network presence in the emerging and developed markets, including its portfolio of IP, cloud enablement and unified communications services, and a range of strategic partnerships.
Genius Wong, President, Global Network, Cloud and Data Center Services, Tata Communications, adds, “We are committed to delivering a comprehensive portfolio of network services across a broad geography to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. Over the past year, we continue to make strides in making the Internet fit for business on a global scale through the creation of an open infrastructure, partner ecosystem and platforms such as Global SIP Connect and our flagship IZO™ cloud enablement platform which includes our most recently launched IZO™ SDWAN that enable our customers to stay competitive in today’s digital age.”
Tata Communications owns and operates the world’s largest and most advanced subsea fibre cable network. Today, over 25% of the world’s Internet routes travel over Tata Communications’ network, and the company is the only Tier-1 provider that is in the top five by routes in five continents.
 Source: Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global” by Neil Rickard, Bjarne Munch, Ted Corbett, Katja Ruud, Takeshi Ikeda, February 13, 2017
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