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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Managed VPN Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Managed VPN Services?

What is the average price of Managed VPN Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Managed VPN Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Managed VPN Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Managed VPN Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Managed VPN Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Managed VPN Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase Managed VPN Services?

Market share concentration for managed VPN services is moderate, with the top four suppliers controlling between 30% and 50% of the market. Because thousands of small VPN providers for consumers are not registered as businesses, some requiring payment and some free, market share concentration only addresses legitimate suppliers of paid... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Related Services

What are the benefits of purchasing networking services from you in addition to a managed VPN?

Can you offer complementary network design and architecture consulting if we purchase a managed VPN from you?

Do you perform VPN integration into networks or is that up to the buyer?

What are the most popular related services or products purchased by buyers of managed VPN services? Why is that?

Pricing

How clearly and broken down is the monthly bill? Can we get a sample of a bill?

Do you have third party evaluations of your billing practices?

According to my intended use, what pricing model would be beneficial?

Can we mix elements of various pricing models or come up with a new pricing model?

Do you offer long term contracts with locked in prices or lower prices?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Managed VPN Services RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should explicitly state the amount for the award.

Buyers should describe the expected pricing model to be used (annual, monthly, etc.).

Buyers should explain the schedule with which payments will be made.

For assistance in ascertaining a reasonable price and price range for managed VPN services, buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers that have been in business for a long time and have excellent customer reviews.

Buyers should give preference to suppliers that offer a designated customer support representative, because response times will be quicker in case of an urgent need.

Buyers should leverage market competition by seeking out the most competitive price among qualified suppliers.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when award information results will be provided.

Buyers need to provide due dates for any ongoing or scheduled IT maintenance, upgrades and maintenance work.

For emergency needs, buyers should provide general expectations with regard to response time.

Buyers should list the expected lead time for similar businesses.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Managed VPN Services supply chain?

Supply chain risk for managed VPNs is low, despite some risk in the supply of internet service. Although prices for internet services have been rising mildly during the past three years and will continue to do so during the next three, changes in price will likely be small. Moreover, industry-wide... Subscribe to learn more.

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