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This study presents an in-depth analysis of the key trends impacting the Business carrier Ethernet services market, and includes market revenue forecasts, ports forecasts and market share analysis. The analysis is segmented by:
• Transport length (metro versus long haul)
• Service type (dedicated versus switched)
• Service configuration (point-to-point and multipoint-to-multipoint)
• Port speeds (10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 1 GigE and 10 Gbps)
Carrier Ethernet continues to gain acceptance among enterprises, due to the benefits it offers: scalability, reliability, and cost efficient bandwidth. U.S. market revenues crossed $ billion in 2013, and are expected to reach $ Billion in 2018.
Demand for point-to-point or E-Line Ethernet services continues to grow as businesses migrate from traditional private lines (T1/T3/SONET) to Ethernet. While both dedicated and switched Ethernet services are seeing growth, the latter is witnessing much higher year-over-year (YoY) growth rates (- percent) as compared to dedicated Ethernet (- percent). The growth in dedicated Ethernet is due to a huge installed base of SONET-based Ethernet Private Line (EPL) circuits in the metro market and DWDM-based EPL in the long haul market. As communication service providers (CSPs) expand their switched Ethernet footprint by utilizing their multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) networks and Layer 2 Ethernet switches, Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) is expected to gain traction in the market.
Similarly, E-LAN services continue to see growth in key verticals, such as healthcare, government and education, which often need multipoint-to-multipoint connectivity. Switched Ethernet, with its ability to support multiple Ethernet Virtual Circuits (EVCs) that enable service multiplexing onto a single port, has seen significant adoption in the metro markets. E-LAN services are a cost-effective and reliable alternative for customers migrating from expensive ATM and Frame Relay networks. However, demand for Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS) continues to be modest, as most enterprises continue to prefer Layer 3 MPLS VPNs as opposed to VPLS for multi-site connectivity.
CSPs continue to focus on network expansion, service level agreements (SLAs) and classes of service (CoS) on their Ethernet networks. As part of their network expansion strategies, CSPs are bringing more customer locations on to their Ethernet networks in the metro space, and enabling intercity connectivity in the long haul space, either through partnerships or through capital investments.
As enterprises increase their adoption of Ethernet for mission critical applications, they are driving CSPs' efforts on stringent monitoring of SLAs for switched Ethernet services. CSPs are beginning to offer standardized SLAs for switched Ethernet services; however, most SLAs are focused around availability and mean time to repair (MTTR). SLAs for latency and packet loss are offered based on customer needs. Frost & Sullivan expects this to change as a result of the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) introduction of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) specifications in February 2012. CE 2.0 establishes standards around Multi CoS (along with increasing manageability and interconnection of global Ethernet networks). The MEF standards for Multi- CoS are expected to enable CSPs to meet stringent performance objectives on Ethernet networks supporting critical applications such as voice, video, and connectivity to cloud applications.
As enterprise customers seek cost-effective solutions to converge their voice, data and video applications, Ethernet—with its large number of benefits, and cost effective, flexible, and reliable bandwidth—continues to be a winner in the transport services arena.
Table of Contents
Executive Summary 6
Market Definitions & Research Scope 11
Important Note—Changes to Revenue Forecast Segments 15
Total Market Analysis -
Drivers and Restraints 18
Market Trends 19-22
Forecast Methodology & Assumptions 23
Total Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 24
Total Revenue Percent Breakdown by Transport Length, U.S., 2013–2018 25
Total Revenue Breakdown by Dedicated vs. Switched, U.S., 2013–2018 26
Total Dedicated Ethernet Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 27
Total Switched Ethernet Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 28
Total Ports Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 29
Total Ports Breakdown by Speed, U.S., 2013–2018 30
Market Share and Competitive Analysis 31-34
Metro Segment Analysis -
Metro Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 36
Metro Revenue Breakdown by Dedicated vs. Switched, U.S., 2013–2018 37
Metro Dedicated EPL Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 38
Metro Switched Ethernet Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 39
Metro Switched Ethernet Services Revenue Breakdown by EVPL vs EVP-LAN,
U.S., 2013–2018 40
Metro Switched EVPL Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 41
Metro Switched EVP-LAN Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 42
Metro Segment Market Shares by Revenue, U.S., 2013 43
Metro Segment—Competitive Factors and Assessment 44
Long Haul Segment Analysis -
Long Haul Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 46
Long Haul Revenue Breakdown by Dedicated vs. Switched, U.S., 2013–2018 47
Long Haul Dedicated EPL Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 48
Long Haul Switched Ethernet Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 49
Long Haul Switched Ethernet Services Revenue Breakdown by EVPL vs EVP- LAN, U.S., 2013–2018 50
Long Haul Switched EVPL Services Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 51
Long Haul Switched EVP-LAN Revenue Forecast, U.S., 2013–2018 52
Long Haul Market Shares by Revenue, U.S., 2013 53
Long Haul Segment—Competitive Factors and Assessment 54
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