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New @SD-WAN Research

Mid-Year 2023 U.S. SD-WAN

New benchmark ranks SD-WAN Technology Suppliers based on share of U.S. Carrier Managed SD-WAN sites

Our new benchmark measures market presence across the technology suppliers empowering enterprise-grade SD-WAN solutions in the U.S. Carrier Managed segment. As the migration to managed SD-WAN solutions accelerates, technology suppliers are actively enhancing their products to keep pace, while vying to integrate SASE and SSE capabilities.

Rosemary Cochran, Principal, Vertical Systems Group

New @Ethernet Research

Mid-Year 2023
U.S. Carrier Ethernet Services LEADERBOARD

AT&T retains top share rank for U.S. Ethernet Services

DIA connectivity for cloud computing and SD-WAN/SASE networks lifted U.S. Ethernet port growth in the first half of 2023. Several providers are preparing for port reductions in the future as customers opt for alternative service technologies.

Rick Malone, Principal, Vertical Systems Group

@Wavelength Research

2022 U.S. Wavelength Services LEADERBOARD

U.S. benchmark for retail and wholesale Wavelength services

Wavelength services are growing steadily, driven by the surge in gigabit bandwidth requirements from carriers, webscale network operators, and enterprises. In the past year the sweet spot jumped from 10 Gbps to 100 Gbps for new customer purchases due to more competitive pricing for higher speed wavelengths.ā€

Rick Malone, Principal, Vertical Systems Group

2022 U.S. Wavelength LEADERBOARD
U.S. Fiber Lit Buildings LEADERBOARD

Latest @Fiber Research

Fiber installations at U.S. commercial sites increased in 2022, driven by escalating requirements for gigabit-speed connectivity to support cloud-based services, data centers, 5G rollouts, and other applications.

Rosemary Cochran, Principal, Vertical Systems Group

U.S. Fiber Connectivity 2022

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