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NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

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

Visiongain is a trading partner with the US Federal GovernmentCCR Ref number: KD4R6 

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 Market1.1 Defining Carrier Ethernet 1.2 Carrier Ethernet Attributes1.2.1 Scalability1.2.1.1 Service Scalability1.2.1.2 Bandwidth Scalability1.2.2 Reliability 1.2.3 Resilient Packet Ring 1.2.4 Quality of Service1.2.5 Standardised Services1.2.6 Service Management 1.3 Uses and Applications1.3.1 Ethernet for Aggregation1.3.2 Ethernet for Mobile Core1.3.2.1 Ethernet for Optimizing Capacity1.3.2.2 Recovering Bandwidth and Improving Resiliency1.3.2.3 Enhancing Scalability1.3.2.4 Ethernet Core Opportunities1.3.3 Ethernet for Metro1.3.4 Ethernet for Mobile Backhaul1.4 Challenges to Carrier Ethernet for Mobile Backhaul1.5 Ethernet for Optical Transport1.6 Aim of the Report1.7 Questions Answered by the Report1.8 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 Ethernet3.1 Enterprise Market3.1.1 Cost3.1.2 High Bandwidth Applications and Service3.1.3 Storage and Business Continuity 3.1.4 Content Rich Applications 3.1.5 Granular Flexibility of Bandwidth 3.1.6 Operational Simplicity3.1.7 Fast Provisioning 3.2 Residential Market3.2.1 Triple and Quadruple Play3.3 Service Providers3.3.1 Wireless Backhaul3.4 Fixed Line Service Providers3.4.1 Increasing Revenues3.4.2 Enabling Services 3.4.3 Broadband Networks Backhaul3.5 Access Technologies - Future of Carrier Ethernet3.5.1 Ethernet over Fibre 3.5.2 Active Ethernet Benefits of Active Ethernet3.5.3 Ethernet over Passive Optical Networking (xPON) Benefits of PON3.5.4 Ethernet over SONET/SDH (EoS) Benefits of Ethernet over SONET/SDH (EoS)3.5.5 Ethernet over PDH3.5.6 Ethernet over Bonded T1/E13.5.6.1 Benefits of Bonded T1/E13.5.7 Ethernet over DS3/E33.5.7.1 Benefits of DS3/E3 3.5.8 Ethernet over Copper 3.5.9 Standardised EFMCu Technologies3.5.10 Benefits of Ethernet over Copper3.5.11 Wireless Ethernet3.5.12 Terrestrial Microwave 3.5.13 Broadband Wireless3.5.14 Ethernet over HFC/DOCSIS3.5.14.1 HFC3.5.15 DOCSIS3.5.15.1 Benefits of HFC and DOCSIS3.6 Operators Moving Towards all IP Networks such as LTE3.7 Cell Site Backhaul and Beyond3.8 4G for Backhaul3.9 Growth in the Popularity of Mobile Broadband3.10 Ethernet and ROI3.10.1 ROI Benefits3.10.2 Future Proofing as a Sound Investment3.10.3 Infrastructure Cost Reduction3.10.4 IT Productivity3.10.5 User Productivity/Downtime3.10.6 Ethernet Costs and Savings3.10.7 Methodology3.11 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 Conclusions5.1 Carrier Ethernet SWOT Analysis5.2 Recommendations for Service Providers 5.3 Recommendations for Utilities Sector and Energy Industry 5.4 Recommendations for Transportation Sector5.5 Recommendations for Vendors 

6. Glossary

List of ChartsChart 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 TransportTable 2.1: Actelis Networks Solutions and Products Table 2.2: Actelis's Key Ethernet Access Device OfferingsTable 2.3: Adtran Carrier Ethernet Offerings Table 2.4: Adtran Ethernet SwitchesTable 2.5: Adva Offerings and SolutionsTable 2.7: Alcatel Lucent OfferingsTable 2.8: ANDA Carrier Ethernet ProductsTable 2.9: Axerra Networks OfferingsTable 2.10: Brocade OfferingsTable 2.11: Ciena Carrier Ethernet OfferingsTable 2.12: Cisco's Optical Networking OfferingsTable 2.13: Orckit-Corrigent OfferingsTable 2.14: ECI Telecom OfferingsTable 2.15: Ericsson's OfferingsTable 2.16: Extreme Networks OfferingsTable 2.17: Fujitsu Platform PortfolioTable 2.18: Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 Use Cases Table 2.19: Hatteras Solutions and ApplicationsTable 2.20: Hatteras Network Products PortfolioTable 2.21: Hitachi Cable Transport SolutionsTable 2.23: Huawei Technologies SolutionsTable 2.24: Infinera ATN Potential Use CasesTable 2.25: IPITEK's Carrier Class Ethernet EquipmentTable 2.26: Juniper Networks Ethernet RoutersTable 2.27: MRV Communications OptiSwitch OfferingsTable 2.28: NEC PASOLINK FamilyTable 2.29: NSN Carrier Ethernet BenefitsTable 2.30: Overture Networks Carrier Ethernet Solutions and ProductsTable 2.31: RAD Data Carrier Ethernet OfferingsTable 2.32: Sycamore Networks Solutions OverviewTable 2.33: Sycamore Networks Product Portfolio Table 2.34: Telco Systems SolutionsTable 2.35: Telco Systems Product PortfolioTable 2.36: Tellabs Products and SolutionsTable 2.37: Transmode Product PortfolioTable 2.38: Zhone Product PortfolioTable 2.39: ZTE Corporation OfferingTable 3.2: Metro Ethernet OpEx savings from a Single Metro Area -Year 1 to Year 4 (%)Table 3.3: Summary of Carrier Ethernet Access TechnologiesTable 3.4: LTE Vs. WiMAXTable 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 EquipmentTable 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 NetworksADTRANADVAAlcatel-LucentANDAAxerra NetworksBrocadeCienaCiscoECI TelecomEricssonExtreme NetworksFujitsuHatteras NetworksHitachi CableHuawei TechnologiesInfineraIPITEKJuniper NetworksMRV CommunicationsNECNokia Siemens Networks (NSN)Orckit-CorrigentOverture NetworksPhilippines Long Distance Telephone CompanyRAD DataSmart CommunicationsSycamore NetworksTelco SystemsTellabsTransmodeZhoneZTE Corporation 

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