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Carrier Ethernet Report 2012-2017

  • Publication Date:January 2012
  • Publisher:Visiongain
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:1
  • ISBN:470104

Carrier Ethernet Report 2012-2017

Report Details

Carrier ethernet is currently in the growth stage of its lifecycle and is one of the few sectors of the telecoms industry that saw positive growth during the recession. With Next Generation Networks converging with rising smartphone and tablet adoption rates, the strain on service providers for backhaul and content rich applications continues apace. It is clear the ethernet services, products, solutions and equipment are set to see continued growth between 2012 and 2017. Visiongain calculates that the global carrier ethernet equipment market will reach $34.2bn in 2012.

While the drivers for carrier ethernet are apparent, what are the market restraints? This report provides a timely and holistic overview of the market as a whole. Discussing the variety of ethernet types available; from microwave to optical and copper provide viable solutions for every sector, enterprise and residential demand. This report details the business case for ethernet with ROI, set-up costs, advantages and disadvantages revealed; providing an essential guide for any business seeking to adopt ethernet services in order to reduce CapEx and OpEx.

Forecasts for all aspects of ethernet from projected equipment sales, to services revenues to application popularity are covered. This report also details the key vendors for Ethernet with comparative studies and detailed tables of vendor offerings

Why you should buy the Carrier Ethernet Report 2012-2017

• You will receive a thorough analysis for the prospects for the carrier ethernet market
• You will find analysis of which carriers and equipment vendors are in the best position to capture market share of the carrier ethernet market
• You will discover how ethernet is different from other backhaul technologies available.
• You wind be able to examine the benefits and drawbacks of carrier ethernet.
• You will find profiles of the leading 31 vendors with details of their product and services offerings and analysis of their strategies.
• You be able to examine 86 tables, graphs and charts that analyse, quantify and forecast the carrier ethernet market from 2012-2017.
• You will find analysis of the market drivers and restraints for carrier ethernet.
• The following market forecasts are also provided -
- Global carrier ethernet equipment revenues forecasts from 2012-2017
- Global carrier ethernet router sales forecasts from 2012-2017
- Global carrier ethernet router vendor market share forecasts for 2012 and 2017
- Global carrier ethernet switch sales forecasts from 2012-2017
- Global carrier ethernet switch vendor market share forecasts for 2012 and 2017
- Regional carrier ethernet router & switch sales forecasts from 2012-2017
- Global ethernet service revenues forecasts from 2012-2017
- Regional ethernet service revenues forecasts from 2012-2017
- Global wireless backhaul expenditure forecast from 2012-2017

What is Different about this Report?

We conducted an independent and unbiased non-vendor affiliated assessment of the carrier ethernet market using rich and broad mixture of primary and secondary research sources. We surveyed and interviewed several key industry players to gain an in-depth view of the market. We believe such a broad ranging research will help you in assessing the market potential and in designing networks and developing carrier ethernet strategies. 

Who needs to read this report?

• Service Providers - Service Providers can gain further knowledge of the scope of the current market and how best to provide services and products for carrier ethernet in order to fully capitalise on potential revenues. Analysis of rival providers, forecasted market figures and other avenues for monetisation will prove invaluable to these companies.

• Enterprises - Companies can consider different ethernet options and decide the best option for their specific needs. They can also see detailed information on ROI, productivity rates and key benefits from adopting ethernet services.

• Other Sectors - This report also deals with transportation, utilities, government bodies, energy and a whole host of sectors both private and public who stand to see substantial benefits from ethernet uptake..

Increase your understanding of this exciting market by ordering the Carrier Ethernet Report 2012-2017

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Table of Contents

Executive Summary
E1. Growing uses for Carrier Ethernet
E2. Carrier Ethernet is Entering into a Rapid Growth Stage
E3. Enterprise and Carrier Ethernet
E4. Future of Ethernet 
E5. Points Emerged from this Research 

1. Introduction to the Carrier Ethernet Market
1.1 Defining Carrier Ethernet 
1.2 Carrier Ethernet Attributes
1.2.1 Scalability
1.2.1.1 Service Scalability
1.2.1.2 Bandwidth Scalability
1.2.2 Reliability 
1.2.3 Resilient Packet Ring 
1.2.4 Quality of Service
1.2.5 Standardised Services
1.2.6 Service Management 
1.3 Uses and Applications
1.3.1 Ethernet for Aggregation
1.3.2 Ethernet for Mobile Core
1.3.2.1 Ethernet for Optimizing Capacity
1.3.2.2 Recovering Bandwidth and Improving Resiliency
1.3.2.3 Enhancing Scalability
1.3.2.4 Ethernet Core Opportunities
1.3.3 Ethernet for Metro
1.3.4 Ethernet for Mobile Backhaul
1.4 Challenges to Carrier Ethernet for Mobile Backhaul
1.5 Ethernet for Optical Transport
1.6 Aim of the Report
1.7 Questions Answered by the Report
1.8 Methodology

2. Key Players in the Carrier Ethernet Space
2.1 Actelis - Offerings and Strategies
2.1.1 Analysis of Actelis' Offerings 
2.2 ADTRAN - Offerings and Strategies
2.2.1 Adtran Ethernet Switches
2.2.2 Analysis of Adtran's Offerings
2.3 ADVA - Offerings and Strategies
2.3.1 Analysis of Adva's Offerings
2.4 Alcatel-Lucent - Offerings and Strategies
2.4.1 Analysis of Alcatel-Lucent's Offerings
2.5 ANDA - Offerings and Strategies
2.5.1. Analysis of ANDA's Offerings
2.6 Axerra Networks - Offerings and Strategies
2.6.1 Analysis of Axerra's Offerings
2.7 Brocade - Offerings and Strategies
2.7.1 Analysis of Brocade's Offerings 
2.8 Ciena - Offerings and Strategies
2.8.1 Analysis of Ciena's Offerings
2.9 Cisco - Offerings and Strategies
2.9.1 Analysis of Cisco's Offerings 
2.10 Orckit-Corrigent - Offerings and Strategies
2.10.1 Analysis of Orckit-Corrigent's Offerings
2.11 ECI Telecom- Offerings and Strategies
2.11.1 Analysis of ECI's Offerings
2.12 Ericsson - Offerings and Strategies
2.12.1 Analysis of Ericsson's Offerings
2.13 Extreme Networks- Offerings and Strategies
2.13.1 Analysis of Extreme Networks Offerings
2.14 Fujitsu - Offerings and Strategies
2.14.1 Multi-Layer Convergence
2.14.2 Fujitsu and 10g Ethernet
2.14.3 Analysis of Fujitsu's Offerings
2.15 Hatteras Networks- Offerings and Strategies
2.15.1 Analysis of Hatteras Offerings
2.16 Hitachi Cable - Offerings and Strategies
2.16.1 Hitachi Future Business Plan
2.16.2 Analysis of Hitachi's Offerings
2.17 Huawei Technologies - Offerings and Strategies
2.17.1 Analysis of Huawei Technologies Offerings
2.18 Infinera - Offerings and Strategies
2.18.1 Infinera ATN
2.18.2 Analysis of Infinera's Offering
2.19 IPITEK - Offerings and Strategies
2.19.1 Analysis of IPITEK's Offerings
2.20 Juniper Networks - Offerings and Strategies
2.20.1 Analysis of Juniper Networks Offerings
2.21 MRV Communications - Offerings and Strategies 
2.21.1 Analysis of MRV Communications Offerings
2.22 NEC - Offerings and Strategies
2.22.1 LTE and Mobile Backhaul
2.22.2 Analysis of NEC's Offering
2.23 Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) - Offerings and Strategies
2.23.1 Carrier Ethernet Transport 2.0
2.23.2 Analysis of NSN's Offerings
2.24 Overture Networks - Offerings and Strategies
2.24.1 Analysis of Overture Networks Offerings
2.25 RAD Data - Offerings and Strategies
2.25.1 Analysis of RAD Data's Offerings
2.26 Sycamore Networks - Offerings and Strategies
2.26.1 Analysis of Sycamore Networks Offerings
2.27 Telco Systems - Offerings and Strategies
2.27.1 Analysis of Telco Systems Offerings
2.28 Tellabs - Offerings and Strategies
2.28.1 Analysis of Tellabs Offerings 
2.29 Transmode - Offerings and Strategies
2.29.1 Analysis of Transmode's Offerings
2.30 Zhone - Offerings and Strategies 
2.30.1 Analysis of Zhone's Offerings 
2.31 ZTE Corporation - Offerings and Strategies
2.31.1 ZTE Corporation and Carrier Ethernet for Smart Communications 
2.31.2 Analysis of ZTE Corporations Offerings
2.32 Summary Analysis of All Offerings and Strategies

3. Key Factors, Drivers and Future Evolution of Carrier Ethernet
3.1 Enterprise Market
3.1.1 Cost
3.1.2 High Bandwidth Applications and Service
3.1.3 Storage and Business Continuity 
3.1.4 Content Rich Applications 
3.1.5 Granular Flexibility of Bandwidth 
3.1.6 Operational Simplicity
3.1.7 Fast Provisioning 
3.2 Residential Market
3.2.1 Triple and Quadruple Play
3.3 Service Providers
3.3.1 Wireless Backhaul
3.4 Fixed Line Service Providers
3.4.1 Increasing Revenues
3.4.2 Enabling Services 
3.4.3 Broadband Networks Backhaul
3.5 Access Technologies - Future of Carrier Ethernet
3.5.1 Ethernet over Fibre 
3.5.2 Active Ethernet 
3.5.2.1 Benefits of Active Ethernet
3.5.3 Ethernet over Passive Optical Networking (xPON)
3.5.3.1 Benefits of PON
3.5.4 Ethernet over SONET/SDH (EoS)
3.5.4.1 Benefits of Ethernet over SONET/SDH (EoS)
3.5.5 Ethernet over PDH
3.5.6 Ethernet over Bonded T1/E1
3.5.6.1 Benefits of Bonded T1/E1
3.5.7 Ethernet over DS3/E3
3.5.7.1 Benefits of DS3/E3 
3.5.8 Ethernet over Copper 
3.5.9 Standardised EFMCu Technologies
3.5.10 Benefits of Ethernet over Copper
3.5.11 Wireless Ethernet
3.5.12 Terrestrial Microwave 
3.5.13 Broadband Wireless
3.5.14 Ethernet over HFC/DOCSIS
3.5.14.1 HFC
3.5.15 DOCSIS
3.5.15.1 Benefits of HFC and DOCSIS
3.6 Operators Moving Towards all IP Networks such as LTE
3.7 Cell Site Backhaul and Beyond
3.8 4G for Backhaul
3.9 Growth in the Popularity of Mobile Broadband
3.10 Ethernet and ROI
3.10.1 ROI Benefits
3.10.2 Future Proofing as a Sound Investment
3.10.3 Infrastructure Cost Reduction
3.10.4 IT Productivity
3.10.5 User Productivity/Downtime
3.10.6 Ethernet Costs and Savings
3.10.7 Methodology
3.11 Ethernet and ROI - Conclusion

4. Carrier Ethernet Market Forecasts 2012-2017
4.1 Current Market 
4.2 Global Carrier Ethernet Equipment Revenues Forecast 2011-2017
4.3 Global Carrier Ethernet Routers Sales Forecast 2011-2017
4.4 Carrier Ethernet Routers - Global Market Share by Vendor 2011-2017
4.5 Global Carrier Ethernet Switches Sales Forecast 2011-2017
4.6 Carrier Ethernet Switch - Global Market Share by Vendor 2011-2017
4.7 Global CESR Sales 2011-2017
4.7.1 Regional CESR Sales Forecasts 2012-2017
4.8 Global Carrier Ethernet Services Revenues 2011-2017 
4.9 Carrier Ethernet Service Revenue Forecast - By Region 2012-2017
4.10 Carrier Ethernet Revenue Forecast - By Application 
4.11 Current Applications Market - North America
4.12 Customer Concerns
4.13 What can Service Providers do?
4.14 Current Applications Market - Enterprise
4.15 Carrier Ethernet as an Alternative to Mobile Broadband 
4.16 The Ethernet for Enterprise Model
4.17 4G Impact on Ethernet 
4.18 Ethernet for Backhaul

5. Recommendations and Conclusions
5.1 Carrier Ethernet SWOT Analysis
5.2 Recommendations for Service Providers 
5.3 Recommendations for Utilities Sector and Energy Industry 
5.4 Recommendations for Transportation Sector
5.5 Recommendations for Vendors 

6. Glossary

List of Charts
Chart 1.1: Number of Operators Utilising Carrier Ethernet for Mobile Backhaul (2009-2011)
Chart 1.2: Operators Adopting a Carrier Ethernet Mobile Backhaul Strategy 2011 (%)
Chart 1.3: Mobile Backhaul Equipment Expenditure Share 2011 (%) 
Chart 2.6: Adva Customer Base Enterprise vs. Service Providers (%)
Chart 2.22: Top Service Providers Served by Huawei 2011 (%)
Chart 2.40: Leading 31 Carrier Ethernet Companies Product and Strategy Offerings Score (1-10)
Chart 3.1: Ethernet vs. SDH/SONET Interface Price Comparison Short and Intermediate Range (US$)
Chart 3.5 LTE vs WiMAX Subscriber Forecast 2011-2017 (Millions)
Chart 3.6: Benefits of Ethernet Solution per 100 users (%)
Chart 3.8: Comparative Annual Saving Per User of Ethernet and no Ethernet in US$
Chart 4.2: Global Carrier Ethernet Equipment Revenues Forecast 2011-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.3: Global Carrier Ethernet Router Sales Forecast 2011-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.4: Leading 5 Global Carrier Ethernet Router Vendors Market Share - 2011 (%)
Chart 4.5: Leading 5 Global Carrier Ethernet Router Vendors Market Share - 2012 (%)
Chart 4.6: Leading 5 Global Carrier Ethernet Router Vendors Market Share - 2017 (%)
Chart 4.7: Global Carrier Ethernet Switch Sales Forecast 2011-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.8: Leading 5 Global Carrier Ethernet Switch Vendors Market Share 2011 (%)
Chart 4.9: Leading 5 Global Carrier Ethernet Switch Vendors Market Share 2012 (%)
Chart 4.10: Leading 5 Global Carrier Ethernet Switch Vendors Market Share 2017 (%)
Chart 4.11: Global CESR Sales Forecast 2011-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.12: Regional CESR Sales Forecast 2012-2017 (%)
Chart 4.13: North America CESR Sales Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.14: Latin America CESR Sales Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.15: EMEA CESR Sales Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.16: Asia Pacific CESR Sales Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.17: RoW CESR Sales Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.18: Global Carrier Ethernet Services Revenue 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.19: Regional Carrier Ethernet Service Revenues Forecast Share 2012 (%)
Chart 4.20: Regional Carrier Ethernet Service Revenues Forecast Share 2017 (%)
Chart 4.22: Regional Carrier Ethernet Service Revenues Forecast Share 2012-2017 (%)
Chart 4.24: North America Carrier Ethernet Service Revenues Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.25: Latin America Carrier Ethernet Service Revenue Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.26: EMEA Carrier Ethernet Service Revenues Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.27: Asia Pacific Carrier Ethernet Service Revenues Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.28: RoW Carrier Ethernet Service Revenue Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Chart 4.30: Global Carrier Ethernet Revenue Share by Application (%)
Chart 4.31: Global Wireless Backhaul Expenditure Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)

List of Figures

Figure 5.1: Carrier Ethernet SWOT Analysis

List of Tables

Table 1.4: Ethernet for Optical Transport
Table 2.1: Actelis Networks Solutions and Products 
Table 2.2: Actelis's Key Ethernet Access Device Offerings
Table 2.3: Adtran Carrier Ethernet Offerings 
Table 2.4: Adtran Ethernet Switches
Table 2.5: Adva Offerings and Solutions
Table 2.7: Alcatel Lucent Offerings
Table 2.8: ANDA Carrier Ethernet Products
Table 2.9: Axerra Networks Offerings
Table 2.10: Brocade Offerings
Table 2.11: Ciena Carrier Ethernet Offerings
Table 2.12: Cisco's Optical Networking Offerings
Table 2.13: Orckit-Corrigent Offerings
Table 2.14: ECI Telecom Offerings
Table 2.15: Ericsson's Offerings
Table 2.16: Extreme Networks Offerings
Table 2.17: Fujitsu Platform Portfolio
Table 2.18: Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 Use Cases 
Table 2.19: Hatteras Solutions and Applications
Table 2.20: Hatteras Network Products Portfolio
Table 2.21: Hitachi Cable Transport Solutions
Table 2.23: Huawei Technologies Solutions
Table 2.24: Infinera ATN Potential Use Cases
Table 2.25: IPITEK's Carrier Class Ethernet Equipment
Table 2.26: Juniper Networks Ethernet Routers
Table 2.27: MRV Communications OptiSwitch Offerings
Table 2.28: NEC PASOLINK Family
Table 2.29: NSN Carrier Ethernet Benefits
Table 2.30: Overture Networks Carrier Ethernet Solutions and Products
Table 2.31: RAD Data Carrier Ethernet Offerings
Table 2.32: Sycamore Networks Solutions Overview
Table 2.33: Sycamore Networks Product Portfolio 
Table 2.34: Telco Systems Solutions
Table 2.35: Telco Systems Product Portfolio
Table 2.36: Tellabs Products and Solutions
Table 2.37: Transmode Product Portfolio
Table 2.38: Zhone Product Portfolio
Table 2.39: ZTE Corporation Offering
Table 3.2: Metro Ethernet OpEx savings from a Single Metro Area -Year 1 to Year 4 (%)
Table 3.3: Summary of Carrier Ethernet Access Technologies
Table 3.4: LTE Vs. WiMAX
Table 3.7: Comparative ASPU of Ethernet and no Ethernet in US$
Table 3.9: Ethernet ROI per 100 Users ($, ROI%, Payback period)
Table 4.1: Key Ethernet Equipment
Table 4.21: Regional Carrier Ethernet Service Revenues Forecast Share 2012-2017 (%)
Table 4.23: Regional Carrier Ethernet Service Revenue Forecast 2012-2017 ($bn)
Table 4.29: Global Carrier Ethernet Revenue Forecast Share by Application 2012-2017 (%) 

Companies Listed

Actelis Networks
ADTRAN
ADVA
Alcatel-Lucent
ANDA
Axerra Networks
Brocade
Ciena
Cisco
ECI Telecom
Ericsson
Extreme Networks
Fujitsu
Hatteras Networks
Hitachi Cable
Huawei Technologies
Infinera
IPITEK
Juniper Networks
MRV Communications
NEC
Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN)
Orckit-Corrigent
Overture Networks
Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company
RAD Data
Smart Communications
Sycamore Networks
Telco Systems
Tellabs
Transmode
Zhone
ZTE Corporation 

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