Analysts

Carrier Ethernet ready for a fight - SONET/SDH may be losing ground

Jun 14, 2011 by Mark Durrett

In the first installment in this series, we reported that service provider CapEx spending on Carrier Ethernet equipment seems to be overtaking spending on SONET/SDH in transport applications and that the respondents overwhelmingly (nearly 100 percent agreement) indicated support for Carrier Ethernet in the access portion of the network, while closer to 80 percent support its use in the core.

Survey Says! - Results of Carrier Ethernet SONET/SDH Displacement Survey are In

May 24, 2011 by Mark Durrett

We wrapped up the Carrier Ethernet SONET/SDH Displacement survey a few days ago, just in time to share the preliminary results with the audience at TIA 2011 last week. Mark McDonald and Don MacNeil of Overture and XO Communications, respectively, led a highly interactive session. We are still analyzing the results and working on a detailed report, but we’ll share a sneak peak at the results in this column today.

Carrier Ethernet Service Providers Happy about a Cloudy Forecast

Mar 15, 2011 by Scott Knox

The virtualized services model of cloud computing has significant implications on today’s network, and how it is evolving into the network of tomorrow. The network impact of cloud computing is in fact so significant that any discussion on cloud computing should also include cloud networking because, without the network, there could be no cloud.

Does Carrier Ethernet’s rising tide raise all boats?

Aug 5, 2010 by Dave Stehlin

Choosing an interactive directory makes Carrier Ethernet service providers just a click away

Carrier Ethernet: Recession Rebel

May 11, 2010 by Dave Stehlin

There have been a number of articles and reports documenting various industry tribulations and major company collapses caused by the worst financial downturn we’ve experienced in recent memor