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Another Reason to Choose Hughes for Global Managed Services

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In the latest addition to a long list of accolades, Hughes was named to Vertical System Group’s 2022 Global Provider Carrier Managed SD-WAN Services LEADERBOARD––an industry benchmark for the multinational Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market. The LEADERBOARD ranks companies based on their share of billable sites outside their respective home countries. For global enterprises, the LEADERBOARD points to trusted providers, like Hughes, capable of delivering Managed SD-WAN services around the world.

Benefits of Hughes Managed SD-WAN

Supporting over 50,000 managed SD-WAN sites around the world – including a single deployment of 9,500 sites – the Hughes team has decades of experience managing distributed networks and solving customers’ unique challenges, like vastly different broadband access types and infrastructure. Hughes works closely with our customers to develop cost-effective SD-WAN solutions, implementing optimal technology and deployment plans with comprehensive analytics that will best meet their operational needs with improved network performance and reduced complexity. Since Hughes Managed SD-WAN is vendor-agnostic, the resulting end-to-end turnkey solutions can be implemented quickly and easily on an existing network infrastructure.

Why select Hughes as your Managed Services and SD-WAN provider?

Landing on the Vertical System Group’s 2022 Global Provider LEADERBOARD isn’t our only notable credential. Hughes has been recognized multiple times just within the last year for our SD-WAN technologies and industry leadership:

Hughes recognized in VerticalSystems SDWAN Leaderboard
  • Hughes Active Power Edge named as a 2023 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year: When deployed across a Hughes SD-WAN managed broadband deployment, the Active Power Edge monitors power and connection status at each endpoint and leverages artificial intelligence to reset outlets and power cycle connected devices as needed.
  • Named to ChannelE2E 2023 List of Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: Hughes is the highest rated MSP in retail and ranks 3rd overall among the world’s Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs
  • Positioned as a Challenger in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Managed Network Services: This is the third year in a row that Hughes has been placed in the Challengers Quadrant. Access the report.
  • Winner of 2022 Outstanding Use Case in SD-WAN: Leading Lights selected Hughes as the winner of the Outstanding SD-WAN Use Case
  • Named Fortinet’s 2022 SD-WAN Partner of the Year: Hughes was recognized for maximizing the business opportunity with Fortinet’s market-leading Secure SD-WAN.
  • Recognized as a Leader in Managed SD-WAN by Frost & Sullivan: Following a recent analysis of the North American Managed SD-WAN market, Frost & Sullivan recognized Hughes with its 2023 Customer Value Leadership Award. Hughes also ranked as a Leader in the Frost Radar: Managed SD-WAN Services in North America for 4 consecutive years. Read more details.
  • Placed in 2022 U.S. Carrier Managed SD-WAN LEADERBOARD: Hughes ranked in the top 4 of the LEADERBOARD for the 5th consecutive year.

Learn more about Hughes Managed SD-WAN solutions in North America and around the world, including in EuropeBrazilIndia and Latin America.


Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Managed Network Services, 05 December 2022, Ted Corbett | Danellie Young | Karen Brown | Lisa Pierce | Bjarne Munch

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