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Vertical Systems Group:
U.S. Ethernet Bandwidth Surpasses Legacy
Milestone Coincides with the MEFís Ten Year Anniversary
MA, JULY 26, 2011 -- Driven by escalating demand for higher
speed network services, the volume of Ethernet bandwidth purchased
by enterprises in the U.S. has surpassed the aggregate bandwidth for
legacy circuits, according to new research from Vertical Systems
Group. 2011 marks the tipping point of a surge in the installation
of Ethernet connections with access rates ranging up to 10+ Gbps.
Looking ahead to 2015, Ethernet bandwidth is projected to more
than double based on Verticalís latest analysis of enterprise
"Boosted by a 10x surge in
the past five years, Ethernet bandwidth has overtaken legacy bandwidth
in the U.S. market," said Erin Dunne, director of research services at
Vertical Systems Group. "This milestone fittingly coincides with the
ten year anniversary of the
MEF - an
organization that has successfully fostered the deployment of
carrier-class Ethernet services throughout the world."
Vertical's syndicated research on the U.S. Business Access
market covers connection counts and bandwidth by service technology
and speed through 2015. Service technologies include Ethernet,
Private Lines, Frame Relay, ATM, TDM, and business broadband services.
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About Vertical Systems Group
Vertical Systems Group (www.verticalsystems.com) is recognized worldwide as a leading market research and strategic
consulting firm specializing in defensible quantification of the
networking industry. To speak with an analyst at Vertical
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