|By Business Wire||
|June 20, 2014 05:14 PM EDT||
Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2014 Ethernet and IP MPLS VPN Services report, which analyzes the market for wholesale and retail Ethernet services and managed and unmanaged layer 2 and layer 3 IP MPLS VPN services.
“Ethernet services continued to gain momentum in 2013, easily outpacing IP MPLS VPN services. Both segments are growing at a healthy clip and will continue to do so, with Ethernet services growing about twice as fast as IP MPLS VPNs through 2017,” reports Michael Howard, principal analyst for carrier networks and co-founder of Infonetics Research.
Howard adds: “Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) technologies will change the way service providers operate their networks and, more important, how they deliver services. The biggest change will come in the types of security services offered over IP MPLS VPNs and Ethernet services—for example, firewalls, SSL VPNs, intrusion detection, parental controls—and the pace at which they’re made available.”
ETHERNET AND IP MPLS VPN MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
- The combined global Ethernet services and IP MPLS VPN services markets totaled $62.6 billion in 2013, up 12% from the year prior
- Keeping the momentum going are cloud services accessed via IP VPNs, Ethernet services, and mobile backhaul transport over Ethernet services
- Revenue from Ethernet services delivered on 10GE and 100GE is forecast by Infonetics to grow 300% between 2013 and 2018
- In 2013, Asia Pacific made up the biggest share of Ethernet services revenue and will continue to do so through 2018
Available on-demand now: Infonetics analyst Michael Howard hosts NFV:
An Easier Initial Target Than SDN?, a free event for operators
exploring use cases, lessons learned, and recommendations for developing
ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL FOR CLIENTS
Clients, log in to join Michael Howard June 24 at noon EDT for his live IP MPLS VPN and Ethernet services market recap and outlook, or view on-demand: www.infonetics.com/cgp/login.asp?id=870.
Infonetics’ annual IP MPLS VPN and Ethernet services report provides market size, forecasts through 2018, analysis, and trends for wholesale and retail Ethernet services (Internet and WAN access, E-LINE, E-LAN services) by speed, and managed and unmanaged layer 2 and layer 3 IP MPLS VPN services. Data is presented by country (U.S., Canada) and region: North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), Asia Pacific, CALA (Caribbean, Latin America) and worldwide. To buy report, contact Infonetics: www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
RELATED REPORT EXCERPTS
- Infonetics’ latest Carrier Routing, Switching & Ethernet research brief: http://bit.ly/SQYCQQ
- Telecom operators spending $150 billion over 5 years on carrier Ethernet equipment
- $5.6 billion to be spent on EFM and fiber Ethernet access devices over next five years
- SDN and NFV to bring about shift in data center security investments
- 'SDN hesitation' slows carrier router and switch spending in 1Q14
- Vendor SDN strategies not yet playing role in carriers’ optical transport equipment decisions
- China's huge LTE rollouts and EU network upgrades push carrier capex to $354B this year
- SDN and NFV moving from lab to field trials; Operators name top NFV use case
RECENT AND UPCOMING RESEARCH
- SDN & NFV Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey (Mar.)
- Analyst Note: Ericsson-Ciena Deal: P-OTS, SDN, and 100G for Routers (Apr.)
- Analyst Note: SDN-NFV Battleground: Software vPE Router vs. Hardware Edge Router
- Analyst Note: Router Protocols Upstaged by SDN in Paris (Apr.)
- Small Cell Mobile Backhaul Equipment Forecast (June)
- Routing, IP Edge & Packet-Optical Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey (June)
- Router & Switch Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey (July)
- NFV: An Easier Initial Target Than SDN? (View on-demand)
- Unlocking Revenues with Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Wholesale Ethernet Access (View on-demand)
- NFV: The Nitty Gritty (View on-demand)
- Making Your Network Run Hotter With SDN (Sept. 4: Sponsor)
- SDN and NFV Roundup of Trials and Deployments (Oct. 23: Sponsor)
TO BUY REPORTS, CONTACT:
N. America (West), Asia Pacific: Larry Howard [email protected] +1-408-583-3335
N.A. (East, Midwest), L. America, EMEA: Scott Coyne [email protected] +1-408-583-3395
Greater China, SE Asia, India: 大中华区 Jeffrey Song [email protected] +86-21-3919-8505
Japan 日本 Takashi Kimura, TAK Analytics [email protected] +81-3-6408-5566
South Korea 대한민국 Doug Moon, MBAP [email protected], +82-2-3453-9400
Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize and compete effectively. View Infonetics’ About Us slides at http://bit.ly/QUrbrV.
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