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Heavy Reading launches market-tracker service targeting the carrier Ethernet switch/router sector


August 26, 2005  


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Heavy Reading, Light Reading Inc.’s market research division, today launched a service that tracks one of the telecom industry’s most emerging product sectors: the carrier Ethernet switch/router market.

The primary purpose of these products is to aggregate and/or transport Ethernet traffic in support of enterprise Ethernet services and residential triple-play services.

The new service from Heavy Reading provides granular market data for the sector, including quarter-by-quarter revenue and market-share breakouts for each supplier, revenues by geographic region, and revenue projections through 2008 by region and application type.

It also analyzes each vendor’s market strategy and identifies and analyzes customer wins, providing insight into this emerging market sector unavailable from other sources.

Worldwide sales of carrier Ethernet switch/routers grew 43% in the second quarter of 2005, to approximately US$97 million.