SOURCE: LightCounting

LightCounting

March 18, 2016 15:00 ET

Sales of High Speed Optics to Mega Datacenters of Cloud Companies Will Exceed $2 Billion by 2020

EUGENE, OR--(Marketwired - March 18, 2016) - LightCounting releases a new report titled "Mega Datacenter Optics." This report analyzes the impact of mega datacenters on the market for Ethernet optical transceivers and DWDM optics. It includes an updated forecast for Ethernet and DWDM modules -- the two fastest growing market segments, which are directly impacted by mega datacenter deployments.

"Sales of Ethernet transceivers for Cloud applications accounted for 42% of all Ethernet optics sales in 2015, compared to 30% in 2012," commented Dr. Vladimir Kozlov, Founder and CEO of LightCounting. "We project that share of the Cloud segment will reach 55% of the total Ethernet market by 2021, reaching $2 billion."

This report analyzes the impact of mega datacenters on the market for Ethernet optical transceivers and DWDM optics. It leverages extensive historical data on shipments of Ethernet and DWDM interface modules combined with market analyst research to make projections for sales of these products in 2016-2021. The report offers a comprehensive forecast for more than 50 product categories, including 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 100GbE, 200GbE and 400GbE transceivers, sorted by reach and form factors. It provides historical shipment data and projections for 100G and 200/400G DWDM ports.

The report is based on confidential sales information and detailed analysis of publicly available data released by leading component and equipment manufacturers along with considerable input from industry experts. The following vendors shared confidential sales data with LightCounting for this report: Acacia, Accelink, Applied Optoelectronics, Avago, Delta, Eoptolink, Finisar, Fujitsu, HG-Genuine, Hisense, Hitachi Cable, InnoLight, Lumentum, NEC, NeoPhotonics, Oclaro, OE Solutions, Source Photonics, Sumitomo, and TE Connectivity.

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