REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly released Optical Transport forecast report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, total worldwide optical transport market revenue is forecast to grow at a seven percent compounded annual growth rate driven by the demand for a new generation of equipment.
"The optical transport market is in its next stage of transformation," said Jimmy Yu, Vice President of Optical Transport Market Research at Dell'Oro Group. "In each new generation of optical equipment, there have been two distinct evolutions. The first being higher speed interfaces and the second being better packet transport capabilities. Regarding higher speed interfaces, the market is moving rapidly to 100 gigabit DWDM and we forecast wavelength shipments to grow at greater than 120 percent each year for the next five years. On the topic of improved packet transport capabilities, the market is moving to OTN and MPLS/MPLS-TP as is leaves SONET/SDH as a legacy network element," added Mr. Yu.
About the Report The Dell'Oro Group 5-Year Forecast Report offers a complete overview of the Optical Transport industry with tables covering manufacturers' revenue, average selling prices, unit shipments Tributary/Line or Wavelength shipments (by speed up to 100 Gbps). The report tracks DWDM long haul terrestrial, WDM metro, multiservice multiplexers, and optical switch equipment. To purchase this report, please contact Jessica Hsueh, call +1.650.622.9400 x222 or email [email protected].
About Dell'Oro Group As the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, Dell'Oro Group provides in-depth, objective research and analysis that enable component manufacturers, equipment vendors, and investment firms to make fact-based, strategic decisions. For more information, contact Dell'Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit www.DellOro.com.