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Accelerating SDN and NFV performance

January 29, 2015

The benefits of analysis acceleration are well known. But should such appliances be virtualized?

Data center interconnect sales growth driver for fiber-optic network gear says Ovum

January 26, 2015

Market research and analysis firm Ovum predicted last week that demand for optical network (ON) hardware will increase 3% each year through 2019. The slow but steady growth will see the optical transport market worth $17 billion in 2019, Ovum expects.

Packet-optical transport systems demand robust through 2019 says Dell'Oro

January 22, 2015

Dell'Oro Group says in a newly released forecast report on optical transport gear that the demand for packet-optical transport systems (or, as they call them, optical transport-packet systems) will lead the space to be worth $10 billion by 2019. That's an average annual growth rate of 14%.

25 Gigabit Ethernet, 50 Gigabit Ethernet to reshape data center switching market says Infonetics

January 20, 2015

The IEEE has just started work on 25 Gigabit Ethernet specifications and won't take up 50 Gigabit Ethernet until its 25GbE work is done. Nevertheless, Infonetics Research says the two technologies will be game changers.

Datacom up, telecom sluggish in 2014 says Infonetics

January 12, 2015

A pickup in datacom spending in 2014 partially offset continuing softness in telecom revenues in 2014, according to an upcoming report from Infonetics Research. The datacom market should continue to be healthy in 2015 says the market research firm, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), in the latest edition of its semi-annual "Global Telecom and Datacom Market Trends and Drivers" report.

Broadband service providers battle customer expectations, regulatory uncertainty, says ACG

January 5, 2015

In its report on the video infrastructure market's third quarter of 2014, ACG Research notes that hesitancy because of regulatory uncertainty cancelled the increase in gigabit broadband access network deployments to leave the market flat.

Service provider capex to reach $346 billion in 2014 says Ovum

December 18, 2014

Revenue growth rates for communications service providers (CSPs) remain modest, but CSPs will continue to invest heavily in their networks, according the latest forecast from market research firm Ovum. In spite of the tough financial climate, CSPs have continued to plough an average of nearly 18% of revenues per year into capex.

Increased data center deployments boost active optical cable market says LightCounting

December 16, 2014

While the market for mainstream active optical cables (AOCs) such as 4x10-Gbps QSFP+ AOCs has historically been restricted mainly to high-performance computing (HPC) applications, the use of AOCs in data center networks has begun to increase says LightCounting. The market research firm expects 10GbE SFP+ AOCs will represent 25% of the projected $98 million AOC market in 2014, thanks to growth in data center deployments.

New 2.5G and 25G speeds will boost Ethernet switch market says Infonetics

December 16, 2014

Market research firm Infonetics Research says that global Ethernet switch revenues grew 4% sequentially in third quarter 2014 (3Q14), to reach $5.6 billion, while year-over year growth stood at 5%, thanks to demand from the public and financial services sectors.

Mobile fronthaul transceiver market 15X greater than mobile backhaul says LightCounting

November 25, 2014

With remote radio head shipments forecasted to exceed 6 million units annually by 2019, optical transceiver revenues derived from mobile fronthaul links will grow to 15X that of mobile backhaul. So says market research firm LightCounting in its new "Mobile Fronthaul Optics" report and forecast.


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