Metro Ethernet: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2010
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Metro Ethernet: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global market for Metro Ethernet in US$ Million by following Equipment Type - Switch, Multi-Service Positioning Platform, Routing, and Metro Wave Division Multiplexing.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 107companies including 3Com Corporation, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Inc., Bell Canada, Brocade Communications Systems, Cisco Systems, Inc., Cogent Communications, Inc., Extreme Networks, Inc., Fujitsu Limited, Global Crossing Limited, HP ProCurve Networking, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Level 3 Communications, Inc., Nortel Networks Corporation, Optimum Lightpath, Inc., Qwest Communications International, Inc., Reliance Globalcom Ltd., Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Tata Communications Ltd., tw telecom, Inc., Verizon Communications, Inc., and ZTE Corporation.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Metro Ethernet
Metro Ethernet Equipment

1. ETHERNET SWITCH

2. MULTISERVICE PROVISIONING PLATFORM (MSPP)

3. ROUTER

4. METRO WAVELENGTH-DIVISION MULTIPLEXING (METRO WDM)

II-A. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INTRODUCTION

2.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Metro Ethernet - An Integral Element of Telecommunications Industry
Current & Future Analysis
Metro Ethernet Sees Demand from Carriers
Increased Bandwidth Needs Drive Demand for Metro Ethernet Services
Last-Mile Connection - The Icing On The Cake
Ethernet Switch Market Scenario
Enterprise Segment Dominates Ethernet Market

Table 1. World Ethernet Switch Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment for Enterprise, Service Provider, and Consumer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growth in IP Traffic to Remain Intact
Streaming Video – A Major Growth Driver
Enterprise Ethernet and Application Switch Market

Table 2. World Enterprise Ethernet and Application Switch Market (2008 & 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Switch Type for Ethernet Switch and Application Switch

Optical Networking Infrastructure to Grow
Carrier Ethernet Extends Efficient Broadband Pricing
Service Provider Market

Table 3. World Service Provider Router and Carrier Ethernet Switch Market (2008 & 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment for Edge Router, Core Router, and Carrier Ethernet Switch (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.MARKET TRENDS

Carriers Desire to Provide Triple Play Services Drives Metro Ethernet Demand
Bandwidth Demand Drives Metropolitan Area Network
Metro Ethernet Internet Access to Expand in Newly Developing Areas
Factors Driving Market Growth
Increasing Bandwidth Requirements
Increase in MAN Terminations in Buildings
Growing Need to Minimize Expenditures and Improve Service Revenues

4.COMPETITIVE SCENARIO

Ethernet Switching Market

Table 4. World Ethernet Switch Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Vendor for Cisco, HP ProCurve, 3Com/H3C, Nortel, Huawei, Brocade, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

High-Performance Ethernet Switching Market

Table 5. World High-Performance Ethernet Switching Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Vendor for Cisco, HP ProCurve, Nortel, Brocade, 3Com/H3C, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Carrier Ethernet Switching Market

Table 6. World Carrier Ethernet Switching Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Vendor for Cisco, Huawei, ZTE, Fujitsu, Extreme, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Ethernet
Various Names of Ethernet Services
Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC)
Carrier Ethernet
Metro Area Network (MAN)
Applications of Ethernet in MAN
Consumer Ethernet
Business Ethernet
Metro Ethernet
Metro Ethernet Equipment
Ethernet Switch
Multiservice Provisioning Platform (MSPP)
Router
Types of Routers
Metro Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (Metro WDM)
WDM Systems
Conventional WDM systems
Dense WDM (DWDM)
Coarse WDM (CWDM)
Metro Ethernet Network Services
Ethernet Line Service (E-Line Service)
Ethernet LAN Service (E-LAN Service)

E-TREE

Ethernet on the First Mile (EMF)
Access Services Offered by Metro Ethernet
High-Bandwidth Data Services
Voice Services
Video on Demand Services
Triple Play Services
Advantages with Metro Ethernet
To the Service Provider
Utilization of the Existing Infrastructure
Price Differentiation
Low Operating Costs

Table 7. Factors Contributing to Low Operating Costs with Ethernet

Multiple Revenue Streams from One Single Interface
To the Subscriber
Restraints
Major Metro Ethernet Technologies
Metro Ethernet System
Pure Ethernet MANs
Limitations
MAC Address Overflow
Weak Network Stability
Limited Traffic Engineering
Applications
SONET/SDH Based Ethernet MANs
MPLS Based Ethernet MANs
Advantages
Resiliency
Scalability
End-to-End OAM
Multiprotocol Convergence
Metro Ethernet Internet Access (MEIA)
History

6.PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES

Extreme Networks Introduces BlackDiamond® 20804 Ethernet Transport Switch
Fujitsu Develops SR-S348TC1 Ethernet Switch
Extreme Networks to Unveil BlackDiamond 8800 Modular Switch
Global Crossing Introduces Global Crossing EtherSphereTM Services
Tata Communications and Etisalat Launch Advanced Communication Services
Optimum Lightpath Launches First Ethernet-based Virtual Private Ring Service
Extreme Networks Introduces Summit® X650 10 Gb Fixed Switch
Comtrol Launches RocketLinxTM Series Industrial Ethernet Switches
ZTE Introduces ZXR10 5900E and ZXR10 3900E Ethernet Switches
Alcatel-Lucent Rolls Out 100 Gigabit Ethernet Service
BT Group Unveils EFM Technology
ECI Telecom Launches BroadGate-64 MSPP
Zarlink Semiconductor Extends Synchronous Ethernet Portfolio
Nortel Launches New Ethernet Routing Switch 5600 Series
Sorrento Networks Introduces 10 Gigabit Optical Ethernet Transport Line Card
Global Crossing Launches EtherExtendSM Flex Service
Transmode Unveils New Layer 2 Ethernet Plug-in Units
Transmode Launches 8G XFP Optics Modules
Pangaea Networks Introduces PANMetro Ethernet Service
RAD Data Communications Unveils ETX-204A
Enterasys Introduces S-Series Ethernet Switch
Huawei Technologies Produces 100 Gigabit Ethernet Prototype
Cisco Unveils Cisco® Aggregation Services Router 9000
Cisco Unveils New Carrier Ethernet Solutions
StarHub and Hutchison Global Communications Launch IE Service
National Instruments Launches 10 Ethernet and Wi-Fi Data Acquisition Devices
DTC Communications Uses FLASHWAVE® 4000 MSSPs to Deploy Metro Ethernet Network
Verizon Business Rolls Out NG SONET Enhancement for Metro Ethernet
ECI Telecom Unveils 9700 Series of CESRs and 9200 Series of CEAPs
Huawei Launches CX380 Metro Services Platform (MSP) V100R001
Sorrento Networks Launches GigaMux 6400 Management System Version 1.5
Alcatel-Lucent Introduces Metro Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades 7342 ISAM FTTU System
ADVA Optical Networking Launches Flexible Remote Node
Extreme Networks Introduces BlackDiamond® 20808
Telrad Networks Launches TAG-12 Carrier Ethernet Demarcation Device
Redback Networks Introduces Smart Ethernet Switches
Integrated Photonics Technology Introduces MSP-1GE
Nextlink Wireless Introduces Ethernet Service
Wintegra Introduces WinIP Family
LG-Nortel and Nortel Introduce Innovative Ethernet Access Solution
Vitesse Semiconductor Unveils SparX-II-24TM and SparX-II-16TM Switch-on-a-Chip Devices
Tellabs Launches New Tellabs 7300 Series of Metro Ethernet Switches
Applied Micro Circuits Introduces PEMAQUID
Dune Networks Unveils FAP11V and FAP21V SAND Chipsets
Silk telecom to Introduce Metro Ethernet Network
Huawei Technologies Introduces Intelligent Multi-Service WDM Platform
Edgewater Networks Unveils EdgeMarc 200 Series Access Routers
VSNL Rolls Out Dedicated Global Ethernet Service for Australian Market
Tellabs Introduces WDM version of Tellabs 6325 Edge Node

7.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Extreme Networks Takes Over Soapstone Networks
Alentus Acquires Route Sense
Ciena Purchases Assets of Metro Ethernet Networks Division of Nortel Network
Atheros Communications Acquires Intellon
NetLogic Microsystems Merges with RMI
Turin Networks and Force10 Networks® Merge
Huawei Technologies to Acquire Metro Ethernet Networks
Patton Acquires Technology and Product Rights to OnSite S10
Nokia Siemens Networks and Juniper Networks to Form Joint Venture
Extreme Networks Partners with Scale Computing to Deliver Cost-Effective Storage and Networking Solutions
NEC and Transmode Enter into Reseller Partnership
Wi-Net Technology and Telekom Malaysia Ink Wholesale Ethernet Service Agreement
PT Indosat and Biznet Networks Sign Cooperation Agreement
Level 3 Communications Expands Relationship with Telekenex
Level 3 Communications Extends Relationship with i/o Data Centers
Level 3 Communications Expands Relationship with First Commercial Bank of Florida
Nortel Inks New Contracts in Latin America and Caribbean
ADVA Optical Networking Selects Network Processor of Xelerated
AboveNet Communications Selects Telx
RCN Metro Optical Networks Delivers Ethernet Transport and Connectivity Services to Avatar Trading Group
Neos Networks Installs Sorrento Products
inexio Deploys ADVA DWDM Technology
ECI Telecom Selects PMC-Sierra's Devices
Romtelecom Selects ZTE to Establish 800G National Backbone WDM Network
Telefonica Selects Huawei Metro Ethernet Platform
Mediaset Opts for Alcatel-Lucent's M-Tube Optical Infrastructure
SureWest Communications Selects Adtran Metro Ethernet Solutions
Kentucky Data Link Opts for Transmode TM-Series Solutions
PLDT Buys Stake in Manila Electric
Qwest Communications Bags Contract from Utah State Government
Kyrgyztelecom Selects Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Router
tw telecom Establishes Metro Ethernet-Powered Network for Kansas City Star
SDN Communications Selects CESR SR9700 Carrier Ethernet Switch Router Platform
Nu-Age Managed Services Selects Optimum Lightpath as Telecom Provider
Qwest Communications to Offer Broadband Service for Colorado Telehealth Network
LG-Nortel Takes Over Novera Optics
Optimum Lightpath Acquires 4Connections
Intel Acquires NetEffect
Alcatel-Lucent Takes Over Motive
TranSwitch Purchases Centillium Communications
Graham Partners Takes Over B&B Electronics
Ciena Acquires World Wide Packets
Siemens’ Enterprise Communications Group Enters into Joint Venture with The Gores Group
Nakina Systems and ANDA Networks Ink Partnership Agreement
Nortel Expands Partnership with Anda Networks
VarData and MRV Communications Enter into Reseller Partnership
Hatteras Networks and ATL Enter into Partnership
Applied Micro Circuits Teams Up with Marvell
Chunghwa Telecom Inks Contract with Alcatel-Lucent
Huawei Technologies to Build Optical Transport Network for China Unicom
KUB Malaysia and Telekom Malaysia Enter into Contracts
AT&T Signs Agreement with City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County
Paul Hastings Selects Managed Premium Internet and Managed WAN Ethernet Services of Reliance Globalcom
Reliance Globalcom Selects Juniper to Upgrade Metro Ethernet Network
Philadelphia University Chooses Managed Metro Ethernet Services of Reliance Globalcom
SingTel Receives Metro Ethernet Forum Certification for Carrier Ethernet Services
Nortel Metro Ethernet to Provide Reconstruction Work for Shanghai ShenTong
FiberNet Telecom Group Extends Network to Miami and Chicago
Entanet International Associates with Global Crossing EthersphereTM Service to Offer Benefits of ADSL2+ Broadband
Level 3 Communications to Offer Primary Connectivity for Texas Education Telecommunications Network
Kyivstar Enhances Optical Network
tw telecom Extends Telecommunications Services to Ascentium
Time Warner Telecom Installs Metro Ethernet Connectivity at Oregon Clinics
China Cable Television Network's Selects Nortel's Metro Ethernet Solution
Bezeq Opts for Alcatel-Lucent's Metro Ethernet Solutions
China Telecom Selects Huawei Technologies for 40Gbps WDM Transmission Network
Ericsson Bags Contract from Telekom Malaysia Berhad
Verizon Telecom Selects Nortel Metro Ethernet Routing Switch
M-net Telekommunikations Opts for ADVA Optical Networking Solutions
Embarq Selects Ciena's CN 4200 FlexSelect Transport Solution
OnePartner Selects Embarq's Metro Ethernet Solution
Extreme Networks Joins The Green Grid Consortium
XO Communications Accelerates Ethernet-based IP Services Deployment
Reliance Communications Acquires Yipes Holdings
Yipes Enterprises Services Inks Agreement with TeraGate

8.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

3COM CORPORATION (US)
Alcatel-Lucent (France)
AT&T, Inc. (US)
Bell Canada (Canada)
Brocade Communications Systems (US)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (US)
Cogent Communications, Inc. (US)
Extreme Networks, Inc. (US)
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
Global Crossing Limited (Bermuda)
HP ProCurve Networking (US)
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd (China)
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (US)
Nortel Networks Corporation (Canada)
Optimum Lightpath, Inc. (US)
Qwest Communications International, Inc. (US)
Reliance Globalcom Ltd. (UK)
Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singapore)
Tata Communications Ltd. (India)
tw telecom, Inc. (US)
Verizon Communications, Inc. (US)
ZTE Corporation (China)

9.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 8. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metro Ethernet Market by Equipment Type – Switch, Multi-Service Positioning Platform, Routing and Metro Wave Division Multiplexing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World 10-Year Perspective for Metro Ethernet Market by Equipment Type – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Switch, Multi-Service Positioning Platform, Routing and Metro Wave Division Multiplexing Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

II-B. REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

1.THE UNITED STATES

Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
By Revenues
By Number of Ports

Table 10. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Retail Metro Ethernet Market by Service Type – E-Line, Ethernet Access, and E-LAN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. US 10-Year Perspective for Retail Metro Ethernet Market by Service Type – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for E-Line, Ethernet Access, and E-LAN Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Retail Metro Ethernet Market by Service Type – E-Line, Ethernet Access, and E-LAN Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Ports for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. US 10-Year Perspective for Retail Metro Ethernet Market by Service Type – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Ports for E-Line, Ethernet Access, and E-LAN Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Metro Ethernet on Rise
Market for Ethernet Services to Expand
Retail Business Ethernet Services Market Expands
Competitive Scenario

Table 14. US Retail Business Ethernet Services Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Ports by Company for AT&T, Verizon, tw telecom, Cox, Qwest, Cogent, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Analysis

Table 15. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metro Ethernet Services Market Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 107 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 110)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Middle East
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