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U.S. Enterprise Communications Survey, 2014: Managed Network Services by Company Size

U.S. Enterprise Communications Survey, 2014: Managed Network Services by Company Size

This IDC study presents the company size cross-tabs for the managed network services questions from IDC's 2014 U.S. Enterprise Communications Survey. Topics analyzed in this study include key issues affecting the U.S. managed network services market, including market drivers and inhibitors, adoption rates, and service provider selection factors. It also provides insights on the impact of cloud-based service delivery models and buyer behavior trends.

"The MNS adoption rate increased slightly to 39% in 2014, compared with 36% in 2012," says Melanie Posey, research vice president, IaaS/Hosting Infrastructure and Managed/Hosted Network Services. "The largest companies (5,000+ employees) remain the most enthusiastic MNS users."

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Methodology
Situation Overview
Key Technology Initiatives
MNS Adoption and Usage
MNS Delivery Models
Service Provider Preferences and Selection Factors
Cost Savings Expectations from MNS
MNS Spending
Future Outlook
Essential Guidance
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Synopsis
Table: Key Technology Initiatives by Company Size
Table: MNS Adoption by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Key Drivers of MNS Adoption by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Key Inhibitors for MNS Adoption by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Capabilities Delivered via MNS by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Security Functions Managed by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: MNS Delivery Models by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Cloud Delivery: Service Provider Preferences by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Perceived Primary Advantages of the Cloud/Hosted Model by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Migration to Cloud/Hosted Security Services by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Primary Service Provider Type Used by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Secondary/Additional Service Provider Types Used by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Driving Factors for Service Provider Selection by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Challenges of Working with MNS Providers by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: MNS Multisourcers: Number of Service Providers Used by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Cost Savings Achieved/Expected from MNS by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: MNS Provider Cost Savings Performance by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Figure: Respondents by Company Size
Figure: Respondents by Industry
Figure: Respondents by Number of Business Locations
Figure: Respondents by Business Operations Geography: U.S.-Only Versus Multinational Corporations
Figure: Use of Multiple Providers by Company Size
Figure: Changes in MNS Spending by Company Size: 2012 Versus 2013
Figure: Anticipated Changes in MNS Spending by Company Size: 2013 Versus 2014

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