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OPTICAL RESEARCH BRIEF
Battleground for 100G+ coherent gear and components shifting to the metro
OTN switching and P-OTS markets shoot up 35% from year ago
Internet content providers provide boost to N. American optical spending, Asia up 56% in Q2
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Battleground for 100G+ coherent gear and components shifting to the metro

100G+ and ROADM Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey
Analyst: Andrew Schmitt
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The big battleground for vendors of 100G-and-beyond coherent equipment and components has shifted to the metro as winners for long reach core applications have been decided. There are two very distinct markets for coherent technology. One market is deploying long haul coherent today and will transition to metro in the coming years. But there is another, separate customer type that is already ...
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OTN switching and P-OTS markets shoot up 35% from year ago

OTN and Packet-Optical Hardware Market Share and Forecasts
Analyst: Andrew Schmitt
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The dramatic growth of OTN switching we saw last year carried over into the first half of 2014 (1H14), with revenue soaring 35% from the same period a year ago as deployment is catalyzed by service providers continuing rollouts of 100G coherent technology ...
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Internet content providers provide boost to N. American optical spending, Asia up 56% in Q2

2Q14 Optical Network Hardware Report
Analyst: Andrew Schmitt
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While the term 'tier-1' is traditionally associated with the incumbent operators of Europe and RBOCs in North America, it is now qualitatively clear that tier-1 spending growth is coming from the competitive dark fiber and internet exchange carriers. These carriers ...
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Analyst Spotlight

Andrew Schmitt
Principal Analyst, Carrier Transport Networking

Andrew Schmitt is one of the most quoted and respected analysts in the optical network industry, leveraging over 20 years in the networking and communications sector including tenures at Vitesse Semiconductor, where he ran the carrier chipset unit, and Nyquist Capital, where he was a general partner . . .

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RELATED REPORT EXCERPTS
$1 trillion to be spent on telecom and datacom equipment and software over next 5 years
Vendor SDN strategies not yet playing role in carriers’ optical transport equipment decisions
WDM optical spending up 8% year-over-year; 100G makes up 20% of the market
Networking ports hit $39 billion; 40G booming in the data center, 100G taking off in the core
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RECENT AND UPCOMING OPTICAL RESEARCH
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Optical Equipment Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey
Optical Network Hardware Vendor Market Share
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