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COTS & ATCA: 2014 User Survey
Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2014
This report analyzes the use of COTS platforms by telecom equipment vendors, with a focus on ATCA, based on the results of an exclusive worldwide survey. The survey results show that these platforms are widely used in many types of networking equipment, from the access edge to the network core.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Switching Technology & Components for SDN
Vol. 10, No. 1, February 2014
This report details and analyzes switch devices, embedded SDN software and innovative SDN switch systems identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and service providers. The report also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
DPI Vendors Deliver on Policy Management & Analytics
Vol. 9, No. 4, December 2013
This report details and analyzes leading DPI, policy management and analytics system vendors, DPI and multicore processor vendors, and DPI and policy management software vendors. The report profiles 20 vendors in this important market, including a review of component architectures, identifying the key features and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers.
LENGTH: 23 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
100G Components User Survey: 2014 Market Outlook
Vol. 9, No. 3, August 2013
This report analyzes the current and projected use of 100Gbit/s optical modules and PHY semiconductor components by equipment vendors. Our survey responses make it clear that these devices are critical components in many types of networking equipment, from long-haul to the access edge, data center and core of the network.
LENGTH: 16 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
100G Packet-Optical Chips Drive OTN Deployment
Vol. 9, No. 2, 2013
This report details integrated packet-optical devices and OTN framer/mapper devices and technologies, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers. It also surveys component availability, reviewing features, performance and flexibility. The report covers more than 50 devices and nine vendors in this important market.
LENGTH: 23 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
TEMs Rate Multicore & Network Processor Suppliers for 2013
Vol. 9, No. 1, 2013
This report analyzes the use of multicore processors and NPUs by telecom equipment manufacturers, based on a worldwide survey of engineers, designers, product managers and sales/marketing personnel for telecom and networking system equipment manufacturers. The survey clearly shows that these devices are critical components in most types of networking equipment.
LENGTH: 20 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
10GBase-T Hits the Streets
Vol. 8, No. 5, 2012
This report analyzes 10GBase-T PHY devices, controller/MAC devices and adapters, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and users. It reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility. It covers over 40 devices and adapters and profiles 10 vendors in the market.
LENGTH: 16 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Integrated Switch Chips: Delivering Terabit Performance
Vol. 8, No. 4, 2012
This report details and analyzes high-performance switch chipsets and integrated devices, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers. It reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility. The report covers more than 70 devices and profiles six vendors in the market.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ATCA, AMCs & MicroTCA: 2012 User Survey
Vol. 8, No. 3, 2012
This report analyzes the current and projected use of ATCA, AMCs and MicroTCA, based on an exclusive survey of employees of telecom and network equipment manufacturers and suppliers. The survey clearly shows that these platforms are widely used in many types of networking equipment, from the edge to the core.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ATCA, AMCs & MicroTCA: 2012 User Survey
Vol. 8, No. 3, 2012
This report analyzes the current and projected use of ATCA, AMCs and MicroTCA, based on an exclusive survey of employees of telecom and network equipment manufacturers and suppliers. The survey clearly shows that these platforms are widely used in many types of networking equipment, from the edge to the core.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $585 SEE DETAILS
ATCA, AMCs & MicroTCA: 2012 User Survey
Vol. 8, No. 3, 2012
This report analyzes the current and projected use of ATCA, AMCs and MicroTCA, based on an exclusive survey of employees of telecom and network equipment manufacturers and suppliers. The survey clearly shows that these platforms are widely used in many types of networking equipment, from the edge to the core.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $700 SEE DETAILS
DPI Vendors Deliver on Policy Management
Vol. 8, No. 2, 2012
This report analyzes leading DPI and policy management system vendors (and the components they use), DPI and multicore processor vendors, and DPI and policy management software vendors. The report profiles 21 vendors, reviewing their component architectures, identifying their key features and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers.
LENGTH: 20 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
100G Components User Survey: 2012 Market Outlook
Vol. 8, No. 1, 2012
This report analyzes the current and projected use of 100Gbit/s optical modules and PHY semiconductor components by telecom equipment manufacturers, based on the results of an exclusive worldwide survey. The responses make it clear that these devices are critical in many types of networking equipment.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Femtocell Technology Enables Small Cell Wireless Revolution
Vol. 7, No. 3, 2011
This report details and analyzes femtocell silicon devices and vendors of silicon, software and IP solutions, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers. The report profiles 16 vendors in this important market, including a review of component availability, features and performance.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
10G PON Components: Ready for Deployment
Vol. 7, No. 2, 2011
This report analyzes PON controller devices, transceivers and transceiver components. It identifies the key requirements and surveys component availability, reviewing features, performance and flexibility. Finally, this report profiles 11 semiconductor vendors and covers almost 100 semiconductor devices and optical modules for both Gigabit and 10-Gigabit PON.
LENGTH: 23 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
10GE Survey: TEMs Rate PHY, Switch & Optical Suppliers
Vol. 7, No. 1, 2011
This report analyzes the use of 10GE PHY, switch and optical components by telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs), based on an exclusive worldwide survey of telecom engineers, designers, product managers and sales/marketing personnel. The survey responses make it clear that these devices are critical components in many types of networking equipment.
LENGTH: 16 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
10/40/100-Gbit/s Switch Chips: The Key to Service Delivery
Vol. 6, No. 5, 2010
This report details and analyzes high-performance switch chipsets, integrated devices, and FPGA alternatives, identifying key requirements and highlights the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers. It reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance, and flexibility. The report covers over 70 devices and profiles 10 vendors in this important market.
LENGTH: 25 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Chip Makers Gear Up for Packet-Optical Deployments
Vol. 6, No. 4, 2010
This report analyzes integrated packet-optical devices and OTN framer/mapper devices and technologies, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers. It surveys component availability, reviewing features, performance, and flexibility. The report covers more than 30 devices and profiles 12 vendors in this important market.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
LTE Chip Makers Ramp Up Production to Meet Demand
Vol. 6, No. 3, 2010
This report details and analyzes LTE chips and technologies, identifying the market opportunity and key advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers, surveying component availability, and reviewing features, performance, and flexibility. The report covers more than 30 baseband and RF devices and profiles 24 leading vendors in this rapidly growing market.
LENGTH: 21 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
TEMs Rate Multicore & Network Processor Suppliers
Vol. 6, No. 2, 2010
This report analyzes the current and projected use of multicore processors and NPUs by telecom equipment manufacturers, based on an exclusive survey. The survey responses clearly show that these devices are critical components in many types of networking equipment, from the access edge to the core of the network.
LENGTH: 16 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
100 Gbit/s: New Technologies Deliver Bandwidth & Reach
Vol. 6, No. 1, 2010
This report details and analyzes 100-Gbit/s technologies, identifying the key advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers, together with relevant 40-Gbit/s technologies. It also surveys component availability and profiles 25 leading vendors in this growing market.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ATCA Proves Out as a Product Development Time-Saver
Vol. 5, No. 4, 2009
This report reviews the benefits available to network equipment providers from using ATCA, the options available to make or buy, and analyzes the use of ATCA by vendors. The report also surveys system and component availability and profiles 15 leading software and application-ready system vendors in this expanding market.
LENGTH: 21 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
MicroTCA: Ready for Prime Time
Vol. 5, No. 3, 2009
This report details and analyzes MicroTCA architecture and AMC connectivity, identifying the key advantages these technologies hold for equipment manufacturers. The report summarizes the huge range of AMC modules and details MicroTCA system and component availability with profiles for 19 leading vendors in this expanding market.
LENGTH: 24 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ATCA, AMCs & MicroTCA: 2009 Survey & Market Outlook
Vol. 5, No. 2, 2009
This report analyzes the current and projected use of ATCA, AMCs, and MicroTCA by telecom equipment manufacturers. The responses to our survey make it clear that these standard platforms are becoming widely used in many types of networking equipment, from the access edge to the core of the network.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Data Center Switch Chipsets: Balancing Performance & Cost
Vol. 5, No. 1, January 2009
This report analyzes more than 50 high-speed switch chipsets and devices from 10 suppliers. Switching technologies and their primary applications are detailed and compared, and key performance data is presented for the latest products. The report also includes a competitive analysis of vendor strategies for each high-speed chipset product sector.
LENGTH: 24 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
4G Chips: WiMax/LTE Technology & Components
Vol. 4, No. 4, October 2008
This report details and analyzes 4G chips and technologies, identifying their key advantages for equipment manufacturers. It also surveys component availability, reviewing features, performance, and flexibility. The report covers more than 50 baseband and RF devices and modules from 20 vendors, profiling 20 leading vendors in this rapidly growing market.
LENGTH: 22 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
40-Gbit/s Technologies: Lower Costs Will Drive New Demand
Vol. 4, No. 3, August 2008
This report analyzes 40/100-Gbit/s technologies, identifying the key advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers. It also surveys component availability, and profiles leading vendors in this growing market. The report also profiles 17 providers and how they are addressing the rising 40/100-Gbit/s technologies.
LENGTH: 15 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
PON Components User Survey: 2008 Market Trends
Vol. 4, No. 2, May 2008
This report analyzes current and projected use of PON components by systems vendors. It is based on the results of an exclusive, worldwide survey of engineers, designers, and product managers. The survey goes beyond gauging the depth and breadth of PON component usage to include insights into how customers view vendors.
LENGTH: 15 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Multicore Processors for High-Performance Network Systems
Vol. 4, No. 1, February 2008
This report details and analyzes dual-core/quad-core and multicore architectures, identifying their primary applications and the strengths and potential weaknesses of different approaches for equipment developers. It also evaluates component availability, presenting key product and performance data, and profiles eight leading vendors in this growing market.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
10-Gbit/s Ethernet Components: 2008 Market Trends
Vol. 3, No. 5, November 2007
This report analyzes current and projected use of 10-Gbit/s Ethernet components by systems vendors, based on the results of an exclusive, worldwide survey of more than 240 professionals working for telecom and networking equipment manufacturers. These independent ratings provide valuable insight into prospective customers' perceptions of 10-Gbit/s Ethernet suppliers.
LENGTH: 19 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
MicroTCA & AdvancedMC: Delivering on the Promise
Vol. 3, No. 4, August 2007
ATCA provides a compelling platform for many telecom applications, allowing telecom equipment providers to quickly develop carrier-grade solutions to support the advanced services their subscribers demand. This report analyzes current and projected use of ATCA, AMCs, and MicroTCA based on the results of an exclusive worldwide survey.
LENGTH: 24 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
High-Speed Switch Chipsets: A Market Update
Vol. 3, No. 3, June 2007
This report analyzes the high-speed chipset sector, providing information and analysis on more than 30 high-speed switch chipsets and devices from 16 different suppliers. Key product and performance data are presented for the latest proprietary products, as well as for products based on 10-Gigabit Ethernet, PCI Express, InfiniBand, and RapidIO.
LENGTH: 24 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ATCA, AMCs, & MicroTCA: Survey & Market Outlook
Vol. 3, No. 2, March 2007
ATCA provides a compelling platform for many telecom applications, allowing telecom equipment providers to quickly develop carrier-grade solutions to support the advanced services their subscribers demand. This report analyzes current and projected use of ATCA, AMCs, and MicroTCA based on the results of an exclusive worldwide survey.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
VOIP Chips: Embedded Voice From Carrier to Handset
Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2007
This report examines the growing market for VOIP-enabled devices and the components manufacturers delivering VOIP-enabling products to carriers, enterprises, and consumers. It explores the capabilities and features of more than 70 devices from 16 different vendors, and also analyzes those vendors' strategic positioning in this market.
LENGTH: 21 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Network Processor User Survey: 2007 Market Trends
Vol. 2, No. 5, December 2006
This report analyzes the current and projected use of network processors by telecom systems vendors. It is based on the results of an exclusive, worldwide survey of 115 engineers, designers, and product managers that work for more than 50 different telecom and networking system vendors.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ATCA & IMS: Reshaping the Telecom Equipment Market
Vol. 2, No. 4, September 2006
This report analyzes the leading applications for ATCA, pinpoints the vendors leading the transition, and details available ATCA-based products. It includes analysis of the strategies of nine equipment vendors and the applications they target, as well as 11 ATCA systems integrators and the application-ready platforms they supply.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ASICs & FPGAs for Telecom Applications: A Buyer Survey
Vol. 2, No. 3, July 2006
This report analyzes current and projected use of third-party FPGAs and ASICs by telecom systems vendors. It is based on results of an exclusive, worldwide survey of engineers, designers, and product managers that work for telecom and networking system equipment manufacturers.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
MicroTCA and AdvancedMC: Small Wonders
Vol. 2, No. 2, April 2006
This report details and analyzes AMC and MicroTCA architectures, pinpointing the potential advantages that these technologies hold for equipment manufacturers. It also surveys component availability and profiles more than a dozen leading vendors in this emerging sector. In total, 30 different AMC module implementations are assessed.
LENGTH: 21 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Sizing Up the PON Market
Vol. 2, No. 1, February 2006
This report analyzes and compares the main passive optical networking (PON) technologies, components, and leading suppliers. It includes information on more than 30 components and transceiver products and covers all iterations of PON technology, including APON, BPON, EPON, and GPON.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
ATCA, AMCs, and MicroTCA 2006 Market Outlook
Vol. 1, No. 3, December 2005
This report presents the results of our global survey of telecom and network equipment manufacturers, gauging the depth and breadth of ATCA-based system development and providing insight into OEM interest in AMC modules and MicroTCA. It also includes a breakdown of attractive applications for both ATCA- and MicroTCA-based equipment.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Switching Solutions for AdvancedTCA
Vol. 1, No. 2, October 2005
This report covers all six ATCA switching technologies defined by the PCI Industrial Computers Manufacturers Group (PICMG), providing analysis of market position, silicon devices, and leading vendors. Products from 13 component manufacturers are analyzed and compared.
LENGTH: 18 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
Silicon for Integrated MSPPs: Extending Sonet/SDH
Vol. 1, No. 1, August 2005
The premiere edition of Comm Chip Insider catalogs more than 30 products from 14 component vendors that supply chip technology used in Sonet/SDH multiservice provisioning platforms. It includes a feature-by-feature competitive analysis of sub-gigabit, multi-gigabit, and SPI-4.2 framers/mappers as well as integrated micro MSPP silicon.
LENGTH: 17 PAGES    PRICE: $900 SEE DETAILS
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