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2Q20 Transport Customer Markets Report

Cloud & Colo optical spending in North America cooled while spending in APAC was unexpectedly strong this quarter.

2Q20 Transport Applications Report

This report includes our initial forecasts of the 100ZR and 400ZR+ markets.. Compact Modular sales grew much faster than the overall market this quarter as disaggregation continues to gain traction in networks outside of Cloud & Colo.

Coherent Port Pricing Trends (1Q20)

Our 3Q18 report showed coherent optical port pricing dropping at 26% per year. This report examines the stability of that trend over the last 12 months as new coherent systems entered the market.

1Q20 Transport Applications Report

Packet-OTN sales doubled in NA as carriers responded to COVID-19, and shipments of 400Gbps+ ports doubled YoY as Chinese equipment companies entered production.

1Q20 Transport Customer Markets Report

North American Incumbent optical spending was up almost 50% YoY while Wholesale, Cable/MSO, and Cloud spending all declined this quarter.

Acacia 1Q20 Vendor Summary Report

Acacia’s results are a bellwether to the industry. This report looks at the most recent results for the company and examines them in the context of historical trends.

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4Q19 Transport Customer Markets Report

Cloud & Colo optical spending growth cooled in the 4th quarter but still led growth for the year with Ciena as market share leader. North American Incumbent and Cable/MSO optical spending came back strong in the 4th quarter.

4Q19 Transport Applications Report

Compact Modular sales growth slowed in North America in the 4th quarter, but sales growth outside of NA was exceptionally strong and total worldwide sales grew nearly 50% year-over-year.

3Q19 Optical Customer Markets Report

Cloud & Colo led growth in North America, up 45% this quarter. Ciena increased its market share to over 50% in 3Q19.

3Q19 Optical Applications Report

200G coherent shipments from China exceeded forecasts, worldwide shipments of 100G coherent ports will now decline until lower-cost alternatives emerge.

The State of 5th Generation Optics

In this report, we survey recent coherent optical progress and provide an overview of the market status of 5th generation coherent optics.

ECOC 2019 Notes and Observations

Hosted in Dublin this year, ECOC 2019 offered three days of interaction with primarily component companies. Equipment and service provider attendance was minimal, although a handful did make the trip to the component-centric show.

2Q19 Optical Customer Markets Report

Incumbent spending grew in every region, Cloud & Colo spending growth slowed, and Cable & MSO sales declined.

3Q19 Optical Hardware Tracker

The Cignal AI 3rd quarter 2019 (3Q19) Optical Hardware market share tracker is now active. The tracker gives clients a real-time view of market results as they are released.

2Q19 Optical Applications Report

Over a quarter of North American compact modular sales were for long haul deployments as applications continue to expand.

Cisco Buys Acacia

Acacia is a transformational acquisition that can vault Cisco into a market leadership position as the world transitions to disaggregated network design and pluggable, interoperable coherent optics.

2Q19 Optical Hardware Tracker

The Cignal AI 2nd quarter 2019 (2Q19) Optical Hardware market share tracker is now active. The tracker gives clients a real-time view of market results as they are released.

1Q19 Optical Customer Markets Report

Cignal AI has issued the 1Q19 Optical Customer Markets Report

1Q19 Optical Applications Report

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

1Q19 Optical Hardware Live Presentation

Cignal AI presents the results from the 1Q19 Optical Hardware Report.