A new class of network provider has
emerged, optimizing connectivity
between the office and the cloud.
What do they offer? How do they do
it? And what's happening between
the core backbone and local access?
We have intel on that.
You heard it here first: middle mile services are going to be
one of the next major topics of interest for global enterprises.
"Middle mile" loosely refers to the network segment linking
the core backbone with local access. From the perspective
of a potential customer, it might refer to whatever happens
between its connection with the service provider and its
application in the cloud.
There are many ways to traverse the link between the user
and a cloud-hosted application. TeleGeography's data and
analysis examines new propositions for optimizing that task.
Middle Mile Market Analysis
TeleGeography's Internet Middle Mile research service is the
ultimate guide to understanding the link between users and
As the industry rushes to catch up on who does what within
this new category of service provider, we have a head start.
Our Internet Middle Mile research puts qualitative provider
interviews in the context of TeleGeography's larger trove of
telecom data, giving users a full picture of the modern middle
In short? We're defining this new class of provider and clearly
outlining who does what in the market.
Our experts have identified a starting lineup of middle mile
providers; we've reached out to them directly to understand
how they work. Further, we've reviewed their middle mile
offerings alongside our unique WAN datasets. From there, we
created an analysis that was written with cloud-connecting
companies in mind.
If you want to understand the middle mile market-and
you're looking for TeleGeography's unique perspective-our
Internet Middle Mile toolkit is what you've been waiting for.
This tool includes full profiles of 28 vendors, including:
- Cloud Service Providers
- Colocation and Internet Exchange Providers
- Managed Network-Based SD-WAN Services
- Overlay Providers
- Transport Providers
Profiles detail a vendor's core features, connectivity options,
cloud partnerships, security offerings, geography, and market