Achieving your Best Possible Assessment in the WAN Edge Infrastructure (WANEI) Magic Quadrant (MQ).

Getting your company recognized in the WANEI Magic Quadrant can reap huge rewards for your business and help grow your sales pipeline. But it isn’t easy.

 Getting your company recognized in the WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant can reap huge rewards for your business and help grow your sales pipeline. But it isn’t easy.

Can you answer YES to the below?

  • Are your competitors getting better results — even when their product is inferior?
  • Are you struggling to ‘move the dot’ in your MQ?
  • Do your references seem to say something different when they talk to you and the analysts?
  • Do you want your company listed on the next version of this MQ?

We are here to help. This is exactly what we do

We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts who’ve written and reviewed hundreds of Magic Quadrants such as the WAN Edge Infrastructure MQ. We have an in-depth understanding of the factors for Magic Quadrant success and are uniquely placed to give tangible advice that will add value when responding to the WANEI Magic Quadrant.

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“The Skills Connection offer strong knowledge and experience. I would certainly recommend them as they have provided excellent advice and enhancement to our analyst relations effort and they have helped us improve our position with the analyst community. They are easy to work with and most importantly help drive tangible, positive results through their valuable advice, assistance and useful coaching.”

We often hear these challenges and understand that it can be really frustrating

How we help?

  • Use our extensive experience as former Gartner analysts to make sure your WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant responses are the best they can possibly be to ensure success. See: Move the dot in the right direction.
  • Deliver the best possible submission, by delivering a best-practice-driven survey response, a best ever briefing by delivering a differentiated essential story, backed up by evidence, great references and, as appropriate, a memorable focused demo.
  • Make sure your references actually improve the result.
  • Get the analyst to see your company/product/service as it is today and not as it was in the past. More: How to improve analyst engagement.
  • Clarify and articulate your company’s vision in a way that aligns to the way in which vision is measured by Gartner.
  • Get your company into the Magic Quadrant for the first time.

 

Find out more

See what some of the companies listed on the latest version of the WANEI MQ are saying about it:

Companies listed in the WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant include: Barracuda, Cisco, Citrix, Cradlepoint, FatPipe Networks, Fortinet, HPE (Aruba), Huawei, Juniper Networks, Nuage Networks, Palo Alto Networks (CloudGenix), Peplink, Riverbed, Silver Peak, Teldat, Versa Networks, VMWare.

Access the Magic Quadrant document

Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure*

*Until 2017 many of these suppliers were evaluated under the WAN Optimization Magic Quadrant.  In 2018 this new Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure was introduced to better reflect changes in the marketplace.