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Macrocell mobile backhaul market growth slowing says Infonetics

October 20, 2014

With operators increasingly turning their focus to small cell deployments, the market growth for macrocell mobile backhaul equipment has begun to slow, according to the latest report from Infonetics Research. The market research firm reveals in its new “Macrocell Mobile Backhaul Equipment and Services” report that macrocell mobile backhaul equipment sales totaled $8.4 billion in 2013, but will only grow to $8.5 billion this year.

Broadbandtrends gigabit broadband deployment drivers

Gigabit broadband driven by technology leadership desire survey says

October 20, 2014

Such deployments are moving forward despite doubts operators expressed about customer needs for such speeds, according to the market research firm’s 2014 "Global Service Provider Survey – Gigabit Broadband Services."

Analysys Mason estimate of $33 billion spent by/on behalf of content and application providers

Content and application providers create $33B/year infrastructure spend

October 6, 2014

Market research and consultancy firm Analysys Mason estimates that content and application providers and the companies hoping to serve them spend more than $30 billion per year on physical networks, facilities, and equipment. According to the company’s just released “Investment in networks, facilities, and equipment by Content and Application Providers” report, such companies invested almost $100 billion between 2011 and 2013 to meet the content provider’s infrastructure needs – mostly in Europe.

100G focus moves to the metro says Infonetics

October 6, 2014

Carriers expect 100G WDM to account for almost 40% of all metro wavelength deployments and 75% of the core network in 2017, according to the latest survey from Infonetics Research.

White box switch revenues up 95% in one year says Infonetics

September 29, 2014

The shift toward bare metal and white box switches in data center networks is driving revenue toward software and will lower margins for all Ethernet switch vendors. That’s the conclusion of the second quarter 2014 (2Q14) Data Center Network Equipment report from Infonetics Research.

Gray area around white boxes?

September 17, 2014

Systems vendors across the optical communications spectrum have made significant progress toward transport software-defined networking (SDN).

VDSL, GPON spark 2Q14 access gear shipment growth says Dell'Oro

September 10, 2014

Shipments of broadband access equipment, including PON, DSL, and equipment for cable MSO networks, grew 12% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2014, according to a new report from Dell’Oro Group. The market research firm says sales of VDSL and GPON equipment led the way.

No seasonal rebound in enterprise router sales says Infonetics

September 9, 2014

Worldwide enterprise router revenue totaled $867 million in the second quarter 2014 (2Q14), just a 1% sequential gain in a quarter that typically sees a strong seasonal pickup, according to the latest market report from Infonetics Research. Without the seasonal rebound, enterprise router sales dipped 9% in 2Q14 from the year-ago quarter (2Q13).

WDM sales set record in 2Q14 says Dell'Oro

August 26, 2014

Led by the long-haul segment, sales of WDM gear set a revenue record of $2.6 billion, according to a new quarterly report from Dell’Oro Group. The market research firm says the figure represented a spike of 10% versus the year-ago quarter.

Infonetics Research 100 Gigabit Ethernet adoption chart

Operators will move key functions to virtual routers, add 100GbE says Infonetics

August 26, 2014

Operators plan to move a multitude of functions from physical routers to software or virtual routers, according to the latest operator survey from market research firm Infonetics Research. Meanwhile, adoption of 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) is about to take off, the survey reveals.

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