Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market

Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Oct 15, 2015, 265 Pages
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GIA-MCP7032

Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market

Global market for WDM Equipment is driven by the emergence of DWDM as a key element in Long-Haul Networks, growing proliferation of cloud computing, deployment of WDM Equipment in MANs, and surging investments on advanced networking infrastructure. Ongoing efforts of telecom companies to upgrade their network infrastructure with performance enhancing networking technologies are generating demand opportunities for WDM equipment. The United States represents the largest market worldwide, led by massive new opportunities in the Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) space. Within the US Metro WDM market, demand is especially high for Coarse WDM (CWDM). Asia-Pacific, exhibiting a CAGR of over 17% over the analysis period, emerges as the fastest growing market. The growth in the region is led by growing deployment of new network infrastructure, and increased focus on upgrading existing networks in countries such as China and India.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a four-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 107 companies including many key and niche players such as -

ADTRAN Inc.
ADVA Optical Networking SE
Alcatel-Lucent
Aliathon Technology Ltd.
Ciena Corporation

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      A Prelude                                                         II-1
      Growing Uptake of 100G & Ultra-100G WDM OTN to Fuel Revenue
       Growth                                                           II-2
      Rapidly Growing FTTx Deployments Spur Demand for WDM Equipment    II-3
      Market Outlook                                                    II-3
       Asia-Pacific: The Hotspot for Future Market Growth               II-3
      Competitive Scenario                                              II-4

  2. MARKET TRENDS & GROWTH DRIVERS                                     II-5
      Long-Haul Fiber Optic Communication Networks Extend Huge
       Opportunities for WDM Equipment                                  II-5
       DWDM Emerges as a Key Element in Long-Haul Networks              II-5
      Deployment of WDM Equipment in Metropolitan Area Networks
       (MANs) Continues to Soar                                         II-6
       Compact & Integrated Metro WDM Equipment Gain Traction in MANs   II-7
       MANs Rely on L2 Switching in WDM for All IP Operations           II-8
       Robust Demand for WDM Equipment from Metro Edge Vertical         II-8
      Access Networks: A High-Growth End-Use Segment for WDM Equipment  II-9
       High Tide in WDM-PON-based NGA Networks Drives Uptake of WDM
        in Access Networks                                              II-9
      Growing IP Traffic Volumes & Subsequently Rising Bandwidth
       Needs Fuel Adoption of WDM Equipment in IP Backbone Networks     II-10
       Table 1: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014 & 2018): IP Traffic
       Volume in Exabytes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-11

       Table 2: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014): Percentage Share
       Breakdown of Internet Consumption by Region/Country (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-12

       Table 3: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014): Percentage Share
       Breakdown of Internet Consumption by Consumer Segment
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-12

       Table 4: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014 & 2018): Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Traffic Volume by Connection Type
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-13
       Key Factors Influencing IP Traffic Growth: A Review              II-13
        Sharp Increase in Number of Internet Subscribers                II-13
         Table 5: Global Internet Service Market (2014): Breakdown
         of Number of Subscribers in Million by Region (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-14

         Table 6: Global Internet Service Market (2014): Penetration
         Rate of Internet Subscriptions as Proportion of Population
         by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-14
        Growing Penetration of Smartphones and Tablets                  II-14
         Table 7: Global Smartphone Market (2014): Penetration Rate
         (In %) for Select Countries (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-15

         Table 8: Global Portable Devices Market (2014 & 2018):
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Device Type
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-16

         Table 9: Global Wireless Communication Market (2014 &
         2018): Percentage Share Breakdown of Traffic Volume by
         Device Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               II-16
        Faster Broadband Speeds                                         II-17
        Proliferation of Bandwidth-Intensive Applications               II-17
         IP Video: The Widely Used High-Bandwidth Application           II-18
          Table 10: Global Internet Service Market (2014 & 2018):
          Percentage Share Breakdown of IP Traffic by Application
          Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     II-19

          Table 11: Size of 5MB Audio Track Viewed in Video Mode by
          Resolution (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               II-19
      Surging Investments by Telecom Companies on Advanced
       Networking Infrastructure Fuels Market Growth                    II-20
       WDM Gaining Traction in Mobile Backhaul Operations               II-21
      Enterprises Prioritize WDM amid Growing Bandwidth Needs           II-21
       Managed Wavelength Services Gaining Traction in Enterprise
        WDM Market                                                      II-22
       Expanding Role of DCI in Corporate Data Centers Builds Huge
        Momentum for WDM Equipment                                      II-22
        Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Related Needs of Enterprises
         by Sector: A Snapshot                                          II-23
        Noteworthy Data Center Trends Influencing DCI Implementations   II-24
         Rapid Growth in Data Center Traffic                            II-24
          Table 12: Global Data Center Traffic Scenario (2014 &
          2018): Data Center Traffic in Exabytes (includes
          corresponding Graph/Chart)                                    II-24
         Sharp Increase in Cloud Data Center Traffic                    II-24
          Table 13: Global Data Center Traffic Scenario (2014 &
          2018): Percentage Breakdown of Data Center Traffic by
          Equipment Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           II-25

          Table 14: Global Cloud Data Center Market (2014 & 2018):
          Percentage Breakdown of Data Center Traffic by Type of
          Cloud (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-25
         Transition towards Data Center Consolidation                   II-26
         Growing Role of Virtualization                                 II-26
        WDM Making Rapid Progress in Synchronous DCI                    II-26
        WDM Gaining Traction in Asynchronous DCI                        II-26
      ISPs Put Focus on WDM amid Soaring Demand for Gigabit Ultra-
       Broadband Access Services                                        II-27
      Growing Proliferation of Cloud Model Contributes to Market Growth II-27
      Rising Demand for ROADM-based WDM                                 II-28

  3. PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW                                        II-29
      Introduction                                                      II-29
      Key Benefits of WDM Technology                                    II-29
       Enhanced Network Capacity                                        II-29
       Cost Benefits                                                    II-29
       Scalability                                                      II-29
       Upgradeability                                                   II-30
       Transparent Operations                                           II-30
      Types of WDM                                                      II-30
       Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)                          II-30
        Components in DWDM System                                       II-30
         Terminal Multiplexer                                           II-30
         Intermediate Line Repeater                                     II-30
         Optical Add-Drop Multiplexer (OADM)                            II-31
         Terminal Demultiplexer                                         II-31
         Optical Supervisory Channel (OSC)                              II-31
       Coarse Wave Division Multiplexing (CWDM)                         II-31
        Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Vs. Coarse Wave
         Division Multiplexing (CWDM)                                   II-31
       Bidirectional Wave Division Multiplexing (BWDM)                  II-32
      Implementation of WDM by Network Type                             II-32
       Long-Haul Networks                                               II-32
       Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs)                                II-32
       Access Networks                                                  II-32

  4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES                                     II-33
      XKL Rolls Out DarkStar DWDM                                       II-33
      Alcatel-Lucent Unveils Universal TWDM                             II-33
      Huawei Introduces Fully Outdoor WDM System for Fronthaul Fiber
       Connectivity                                                     II-33
      Huawei Launches PtP WDM PON                                       II-33
      EXFO Enhances Pol-Mux OSAs with WDM-Aware Pol-Mux Coherent
       Pol-Mux 40G/100G OSNR Testing Capabilities                       II-33
      Alcatel-Lucent Unveils Single-Carrier 100 Gbps (100G)/200G
       DWDM Optical Line Card                                           II-34
      Huawei Develops New 400G WDM Prototype for Ultra-Long-Haul
       Optical Transmission                                             II-34
      ZTE Achieves Single Carrier 400G WDM Ultra-Long Signal
       Transmission                                                     II-34
      Huawei Launches 200G PID for Metro WDM                            II-34
      PacketLight Integrates Cryptographic Capability into PL-1000TE
       DWDM Transponder                                                 II-34
      PacketLight Launches PL-1000T 100G Service Demarcation Unit       II-34

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-35
      Ciena Takes Over Cyan                                             II-35
      JDSU to Establish Lumentum and Viavi Solutions                    II-35
      MRV Communications to Supply LambdaDriver® WDM System to
       Atlantech Online                                                 II-35
      UFINET Upgrades Fiber-Optic Network with New DWDM Platforms       II-35
      Infinera to Provide WDM DTN Platform to Service Electric Cable    II-35
      Marlin Equity Partners to Merge Tellabs with Coriant              II-36
      Comtek Takes Over IP of Sorrento Networks                         II-36
      ADVA Optical Networking Launches WDM-PON Trial in Austria         II-36
      Alcatel-Lucent Partners with Ucom                                 II-36
      Ericsson Signs Global Strategic Agreement with Ciena              II-36
      ECI Telecom Deploys 100 Gbps Optical Network for Bezeq
       International                                                    II-36
      Huawei implements Live Trial of Transport SDN & WDM System for
       MTN in Africa                                                    II-36
      Marlin Equity Partners to Integrate Sycamore with Coriant         II-37
      Marlin Equity Partners Establishes Coriant                        II-37
      Motorola Mobility and Fujitsu Test Interoperable GPON-WDM
       Solution for USDoD                                               II-37
      Coriant Tests DWDM System for Netia                               II-37
      Huawei Implements Testing of 400G WDM System for EXATEL           II-37
      KPN International Launches Second Generation SD FEC Technology
       on its 100G WDM Backbone                                         II-37
      BTI Systems Implements Intelligent DCI Networking Services to
       Equinix                                                          II-38
      Huawei Test 2 Tbit/s Optical Fiber Transmission Technologies
       for Vodafone                                                     II-38
      China Unicom Selects Fiberhome Telecommunication to Build a
       40G WDM System                                                   II-38
      Huawei Teams Up with Telefonica Chile to Implement OTN-based
       400G WDM Network                                                 II-38
      Huawei Deploys 100G DWDM System for Idea Cellular                 II-38

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-39
      ADTRAN Inc. (US)                                                  II-39
      ADVA Optical Networking SE (Germany)                              II-39
      Alcatel-Lucent (France)                                           II-40
      Aliathon Technology Ltd. (UK)                                     II-40
      Ciena Corporation (US)                                            II-41
      Cisco Systems, Inc. (US)                                          II-41
      Coriant (US)                                                      II-41
      ECI Telecom Ltd. (Israel)                                         II-42
      Ericsson (Sweden)                                                 II-42
      eWAVE Networks Ltd. (China)                                       II-42
      Finisar Corporation (US)                                          II-43
      Fujitsu Limited (Japan)                                           II-43
      Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)                             II-43
      Infinera Corporation (US)                                         II-44
      Lumentum Holdings Inc. (US)                                       II-44
      MRV Communications, Inc. (US)                                     II-45
      NEC Corporation (Japan)                                           II-45
      NTT Electronics Corporation (Japan)                               II-45
      Oclaro, Inc. (US)                                                 II-46
      PacketLight Networks Ltd. (Israel)                                II-46
      United Telecoms India Pvt. Ltd. (India)                           II-46
      ZTE Corporation (China)                                           II-47

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-48
      Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
      Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
      Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-48

      Table 16: World Historic Review for Wavelength Division
      Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Geographic Region - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
      East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently
      Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010
      through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-49

      Table 17: World 11-Year Perspective for Wavelength Division
      Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
      Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and
      Latin American Markets for Years 2010, 2015, and 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-50


III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        WDM Equipment Market Sees Growing Opportunities in the US
         Metro Networks Vertical                                        III-1
        Long-Haul Networks Extend Huge Opportunities for WDM Equipment  III-1
        Network Operators in the US Prioritize WDM Equipment in
         Access Networks                                                III-2
        Growing Uptake of 100G & Ultra-100G WDM OTNs to Fuel Revenue
         Growth                                                         III-2
        Product Launch                                                  III-3
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-3
        Key Players                                                     III-4
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-9
        Table 18: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-9

        Table 19: US Historic Review for Wavelength Division
        Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-10

  2. CANADA                                                             III-11
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-11
        FTTx Network Deployment Fuels Market Growth                     III-11
        Product Launch                                                  III-11
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-12
        Table 20: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market
        with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-12

        Table 21: Canadian Historic Review for Wavelength Division
        Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-13

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-14
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-14
        An Overview                                                     III-14
        Select Players                                                  III-14
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-16
        Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market
        with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-16

        Table 23: Japanese Historic Review for Wavelength Division
        Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-17

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-18
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-18
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-18
        Expanding Role of DCI in European Data Center Market Extends
         Opportunities for WDM Equipment                                III-18
        Growing Proliferation of Cloud Model Contributes to Market
         Growth                                                         III-18
        Key Regional Markets                                            III-19
         Germany: The Largest European Market for WDM Equipment         III-19
         The United Kingdom: A Major Market                             III-19
        Product Launches                                                III-20
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-20
        Select Key Players                                              III-22
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-24
        Table 24: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by
        Region/ Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,
        and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-24

        Table 25: European Historic Review for Wavelength Division
        Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Region/Country - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-25

        Table 26: European 11-Year Perspective for Wavelength
        Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Region/Country -
        Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy,
        UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years
        2010, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-26

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-27
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-27
        An Overview                                                     III-27
        Telecom Companies Drive Demand for WDM Equipment in China       III-27
        Product Launches                                                III-28
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-29
        Select Key Players                                              III-30
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-32
        Table 27: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)
        Equipment by Region/Country - China, India, and Rest of
        Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-32

        Table 28: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Wavelength
        Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Region/Country -
        China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010
        through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-33

        Table 29: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for Wavelength
        Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Region/Country -
        Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for China, India, and Rest
        of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2010, 2015, and 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-34

  6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA                                               III-35
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-35
        Outlook                                                         III-35
        Product Launches                                                III-35
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-35
        Select Players                                                  III-36
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-37
        Table 30: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current and
        Future Analysis for Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)
        Equipment Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-37

        Table 31: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for
        Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment Market with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-38

  7. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-39
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-39
        Outlook                                                         III-39
        Corporate Development                                           III-39
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-40
        Table 32: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)
        Equipment by Region/ Country - Brazil, and Rest of Latin
        America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
        in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-40

        Table 33: Latin American Historic Review for Wavelength
        Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Region/Country -
        Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010
        through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-41

        Table 34: Latin American 11-Year Perspective for Wavelength
        Division Multiplexing (WDM) Equipment by Region/Country -
        Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Brazil, and Rest of
        Latin America Markets for Years 2010, 2015, and 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-42


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 107 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 109)

     The United States (46)
     Canada (4)
     Japan (5)
     Europe (21)
     - France (1)
     - Germany (6)
     - The United Kingdom (5)
     - Italy (1)
     - Rest of Europe (8)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (28)
     Latin America (1)
     Middle East (4)
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