Cignal AI has released its Optical Hardware Report for the last quarter of 2017. The report detailed, amongst its findings, a growth in spend in the Asia and the EMEA region as larger equipment vendors gained traction. North American optical capex, on the other hand was said to be much weaker than expected because of lower spending by incumbent operators.
According to the latest report – Market for Optics in China – by LightCounting, the last decade has seen China exhibit a greater impact on the global optical communications industry than any other nation.
The market for active optical cables (AOC) and embedded optical modules (EOM) is set to experience unprecedented growth, according to the latest report from specialist market research and consulting company, LightCounting.
Now in its tenth edition, the study has forecast a likely rise of 33 per cent in unit shipments by 2021, in comparison with the company’s research a year ago. In spite of this, however, the revenue forecast for 2021 has only risen very slightly as prices erode.
The number of large data centres operated by hyperscale providers is rapidly approaching the 400 mark, and will reach 500 within the next few years, according to the latest report from market intelligence firm Synergy Research Group.