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New @SD-WAN Research

2023 U.S. SD-WAN

Four of the five LEADERBOARD positions change; VMware by Broadcom secures #1 rank, surpassing Cisco; HPE Aruba Networking advances to #4, ahead of Versa Networks

Significant changes in site shares for the leading SD-WAN Technology companies resulted in a shakeup in the year-end 2023 rankings. Many enterprise customers areĀ refreshing their Carrier Managed SD-WAN networks with new orchestration capabilities, dynamic underlay connectivity, and SSE security.

Rosemary Cochran, Principal, Vertical Systems Group

New @Ethernet Research

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

U.S. retail Ethernet services continue to expand

The U.S. Ethernet market rose 2.4% overall, driven by substantial growth in the DIA segment, offset by continued declining demand for switched services. 2023 was a challenging year for most Ethernet providers as they contended with the ongoing transition from legacy wireline data services to SD-WAN/SASE architectures.

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

@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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