February 03, 2011 08:30 ET

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes JDSU as Global Fiber Optic Test Market Leader

JDSU Also Earns Market Share Leadership Honors for SONET/SDH, Optical Transport Network and Ethernet Test

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - February 3, 2011) - JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced it has earned Frost & Sullivan's Global Market Share Leadership Award for the fiber optic test market. JDSU was recognized by the independent research firm as the leading supplier of fiber test solutions critical to the build out of high-capacity fiber networks and the quality delivery of video and other high-bandwidth services. 

Frost & Sullivan also named JDSU as the market leader in the next-generation synchronous optical networking (SONET)/synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH) test category, which included JDSU's optical transport network (OTN) and Ethernet (jitter/wander) test capabilities.

"JDSU's extensive and innovative product portfolio, brand loyalty, global solutions, and ability to identify upcoming market trends were key factors in the company's success," said Sujan Sami, industry manager at Frost & Sullivan.

JDSU Global Market Leader in Fiber Optic Test Award -- Highlights:

  • With a significant installed base of fiber optic test equipment around the world, JDSU is uniquely positioned to help its customers effectively address network challenges created by rapidly growing video traffic. Recent industry reports predict Internet video will represent 57 percent of all consumer Internet traffic by 2014.
  • As Frost & Sullivan reports, JDSU is frequently first-to-market with solutions for testing components, systems and networks from FTTx/PON, to WDM/ROADM, and submarine networks.
  • JDSU's ground-breaking fiber inspection solutions allow customers to ensure the quality of a connection before performing communication tests and enable customers to avoid optical network contamination.

JDSU Global Market Leader in SONET/SDH, OTN and Ethernet Award -- Highlights:

  • In recognizing JDSU's support of next-generation SONET/SDH deployments, OTN and Ethernet services, Frost & Sullivan highlighted JDSU's multi-service test platforms support for service providers' move toward packet optical networks using Ethernet and optical transport network (OTN) technologies to aggregate and transport high-speed 10G and 40G/100G traffic.
  • JDSU leads the SONET/SDH jitter/wander market and has been first to offer synchronous Ethernet jitter/wander solutions.

"JDSU is proud to be named market leader in multiple test categories, including those that allow our customers to quickly and cost-effectively deploy new network capacity and services as bandwidth demand accelerates," said David Heard, president of JDSU's Communications Test and Measurement business segment.

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JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) enables broadband and optical innovation in the communications, commercial and consumer markets. JDSU is the leading provider of communications test and measurement solutions and optical products for telecommunications service providers, cable operators, network equipment manufacturers, enterprise customers, and mobile operators. JDSU is also a leading provider of innovative optical solutions for medical/environmental instrumentation, semiconductor processing, display, brand authentication, aerospace and defense, and decorative applications. To learn more about JDSU please visit,, and follow JDSU on Twitter: