Gartner recognized NTT based on our completeness of vision and our ability to execute, and evaluated a variety of our networking capabilities within their 2022 Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global and 2022 Critical Capabilities Report for Network Services, Global.
Business needs continue to evolve and change, including the adoption of cloud services, hybrid working and expanded connected devices/IoT. These require clients to deploy and leverage a secure, high-performing cloud-to-edge network fabric to deliver the transformation and agility to support their business. With 18 vendors evaluated, Gartner positioned NTT as one of the Leaders in this Magic Quadrant.
We believe our unique and comprehensive vision, strategy and product portfolio, as well as our ongoing investment in innovation and service expansion, are the reasons behind our recognition in the report. The depth and breadth of our agile, secure and high-performing end-to-end solutions include software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) and SD-WiFi work-from-home solutions, and our SD-WAN and SD-LAN for our cloud-first strategy for clients.