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Cignal AI’s 1Q19 Optical Hardware Applications Report has been issued. It includes:

  • 1Q19 market share results for Compact Modular and Advanced Packet-OTN switching equipment hardware.
  • 100G+ port shipment numbers for the previous 12 months, including 100G, 200G, and 400G+ optics, tracked by equipment vendor.
  • Adjusted hardware and coherent port forecasts for 2019-2023.

Highlights of Cignal AI’s 1Q19 Optical Applications Report include:

  • 30% of North American optical hardware shipments are now compact modular format.
  • The compact modular customer base is expanding beyond metro and DCI. The forecast in the 1Q19 report is raised to reflect this expansion.
  • Almost 500k physical coherent ports have shipped in the last 12 months. Ciena has shipped nearly all of the 400G-capable ports.
  • Packet-OTN growth is slowing with growth only in China and parts of APAC.
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