Carrier Ethernet Report 2012-2017

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
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 Service Scalability 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 Ethernet for Optimizing Capacity Recovering Bandwidth and Improving Resiliency Enhancing Scalability 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 A