Lumen named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global
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Development of Lumen platform led to several key product launches in 2020

DENVERMarch 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN), has been named a Leader in the March 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. The report evaluated network service providers on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision.

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“We believe Lumen’s recognition as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant report shows the industry recognizes our commitment to successfully lead our clients into the 4th Industrial Revolution,” said Shaun Andrews, chief marketing officer at Lumen Technologies. “We’ve built a platform, powered by network services, that provides the business solutions clients need to acquire, analyze and act on massive amounts of data. We won’t remain static as a Leader; we’re investing in that platform and will continue delivering new product and customer experience improvements.”

Lumen delivered on its vision in 2020 to further human progress through technology with key products solutions on the Lumen platform. Those include:

  • Lumen Edge Cloud solutions
  • A self-service digital buying experience for network and security services – Lumen Hyper WAN and DDoS Hyper
  • Virtualized network services – Adaptive Virtual Services
  • An expansion of SD-WAN offerings
  • Key enhancements to portal/API capabilities

Through its adaptive networking capabilities, Lumen also quickly and seamlessly met the new demands placed on global businesses during the early stages of the pandemic. Lumen’s network immediately recognized the shift and leveraged existing capacity on the backbone network, rolling out enhanced work from anywhere solutions with built-in connected security  to protect customers’ data and business continuity.

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