Optical transport equipment sales will grow to $15 billion by 2020, driven by huge demand for WDM (wavelength division multiplexer) systems over the next five years, a new report by Dell'Oro Group says.
WDM vendors like Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena and Cisco will continue to see revenue benefits over the next four years as more service providers upgrade their metro networks, a segment that Dell'Oro says will grow at a 10 percent CAGR. Demand for metro WDM capacity will drive up the overall optical transport revenues to $15 billion by 2019.
Infinera may have been a late bloomer in the broader optical hardware market, but according to a new Infonetics scorecard, it has gained high ratings for innovation, reliability, service and support.
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Wholesale fiber operator Zayo Group announced its first native 100G wavelength route in the busy Northeast corridor routes of New York City-to-Philadelphia and Philadelphia-to-Washington, D.C.
Optical transport network switching may be a minority part of the overall OTN market, but a new Infonetics report forecasts that the OTN market, including both transport and switching, will grow at a 13 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2016.
Orlando, Fla.--With low latency services being the talk of the town at this week's COMPTEL show in Orlando, Fla., First Communications is upping its low latency power by adding two new routes in its
Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) was able to achieve what most onlookers thought would be impossible by beating out Wall Street analysts' fiscal Q4 earnings expectations through its ongoing cost cutting
Com Net, a wholesale service provider serving the Western Ohio market, is employing Cyan's Z-Series packet optical transport platforms and its CyMS management system for its GigE Plus Availability
USCarrier Telecom, a Southeastern-based wholesale provider, has decided it's time to enter the emerging Ethernet exchange business. Leveraging Cyan's Z-Series packet optical transport platform